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Recruiting in Times of Rugby

This is it.  Later today the 2011 Rugby World Cup kicks off right here in our own backyard.  We at Rice Consulting will be joining in the celebrations this afternoon, jostling to watch the haka in the Viaduct, oohh-aah-ing at the fireworks later on and eventually watching some actual rugby as…
Jonathan Rice
September 8, 2011
EmploymentRecruitment

The Return of Candidate Arrogance

This didn't happen to me.  But it is a story related to me recently, and one that I can relate to very well.  The candidate was booked in for interview.  On paper they looked good for the role the recruiter was trying to fill and the phone screen had revealed encouraging…
Jonathan Rice
August 25, 2011
Recruitment

Telephone vs Email in Recruitment

Phone or e-mail?  Which form of communication works best in recruitment?  It's an age old argument that will have many recruiters gushing forth their own pre-conditioned response that the phone, of course, is the best and most effective tool for communication.  I wrote a blog over a year ago reviewing…
Jonathan Rice
July 21, 2011
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Gender Pay Equality in Recruitment

And so, surprise surprise, the Chief Executive of the Employers & Manufacturer's Association (Northern), Alasdair Thompson, was finally sacked by his board this week after a radio interview in which he attributed the gender pay gap to women's monthly period pains and childcare requirements.  For those of you living under…
Jonathan Rice
July 7, 2011