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Why Brits Make Good Recruiters

Happy Friday everyone. Well actually it's Thursday here as I'm bringing you the second in the UK series of The Whiteboard. But I'll just pretend to keep up appearances if you don't mind. After more than a week immersed back in the UK culture, plus several conversations with recruiters in…
Jonathan Rice
September 1, 2016
EmploymentRecruitment

Talent Shortages Breeding More Creative Offers

Being a Brit, I've naturally found myself dipping into my Guardian newspaper app with increasing regularity this week. With my old country turning its back on Europe after a majority voted for "Brexit" and then the national football team haughtily following suit by slouching off from the Euros tournament, dispatched…
Jonathan Rice
June 30, 2016
Human ResourcesRecruitment

Diversity of Thought in Recruiting

I'm enjoying the newly emerging trend of more interesting, fresh-thinking press releases from the global corporates of our recruitment community.  After years of pithy proclamations re-hashing the same old stories of skills shortages and talent shortages and "oh how about using us to help you recruit?" it seems the PR…
Jonathan Rice
May 19, 2016
EmploymentRecruitment

What to do when Recruiters Quit

Recruiters quit.  It happens and, as job-hopping throughout one's career becomes ever more accepted, it will doubtless happen with increasing regularity. The question for recruitment company owners and Directors is how to handle the news.  There are a multitude of scenarios in which recruiters quit their jobs, of course, and…
Jonathan Rice
March 3, 2016
Recruitment

Skin in the Game: Recruiters and Tattoos

Am I soon to be the last remaining recruiter left without a tattoo?  With conversation in our own office around Sean Walters' upcoming sleeve tattoo opus joined this morning by news that internal recruiting maverick Mark Sumner is getting himself inked soon too, it's starting to feel that way. When…
Jonathan Rice
January 22, 2015
Recruitment

Always Be Recruiting

When I left the UK and entered the Sydney recruitment market Hays, my new employer, were kind enough to put me up in their Mosman company apartment for the first couple of weeks.  My most enduring memory from that time, apart from the gorgeous sunrises reflecting on the CBD's glass towers…
Jonathan Rice
February 7, 2013