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Recruitment

Recruitment’s Salary Survey Conspiracy

Why is that we recruiters do so much work for free?  Or should I say, how is it that we are always expected to do so much for nothing?  Is it because of the seemingly large fees we charge when a placement does eventually come off? It's kind of funny…
Jonathan Rice
October 31, 2013
Recruitment

Recruiters – Yes We Can

This week I'm delighted to announce a new Director at Rice Consulting and virtualRPO as Sean Walters makes the step up.  And so it is with great pleasure I hand over the Whiteboard marker pen to Sean to bring to you this week's guest blog post, and I'll be back causing…
Jonathan Rice
February 14, 2013
Recruitment

Ten Tips to Survive Your Recruitment Christmas Party

Silly season is well and truly upon us and today, being the first Friday in December, will doubtless herald the launching of several Christmas work functions to come.  Recruiters can often be partial to throwing the odd alcohol-fueled shindig and, being the excitable larakins many of us are, these occasions can…
Jonathan Rice
December 6, 2012
Recruitment

How to Brand a Recruitment Business

What's in a name?  In a constant state of flux, with mergers, takeovers, collapses, resurrections and always more start-ups, the recruitment industry is one particularly prone to the vagaries of branding.  But does the name of a recruitment business really make that much difference to the performance, the culture, and…
Jonathan Rice
November 3, 2011
EmploymentRecruitment

Lies, Damn Lies…and Recruitment Statistics?

This is how PR and press releases happen in the recruitment world, particularly from the larger agencies:  The PR department of a recruitment company issues a periodic online survey to their company's database of clients or candidates, asking leading questions designed to elicit responses around a particular topic.  The responses…
Jonathan Rice
September 15, 2011
Job BoardsRecruitment

SEEK Price Rise Causes Online Backlash

Last weekend the Emirates Stadium in North London was the scene of widespread discontent amongst several sections of the Arsenal fan base.  The cause of this sentiment was not just the fact they lost their last home game of a stalled season to Aston Villa, but also due to the…
Jonathan Rice
May 19, 2011