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Recruitment

Five Weeks is a Very Long Time in Recruitment

Hello.  It's me again.  You know, the one who used to write this blog most weeks but absconded on a European jaunt for a wee while?  No...?  Ermmmm, right then, let's see if I can get this going again. Firstly, thanks to Sean for keeping The Whiteboard going in my…
Jonathan Rice
October 22, 2015
EmploymentRecruitment

Taking A Recruitment Holiday

I'm sure many of you readers will be delighted to learn that this will be my last blog post for a few weeks.  I'm heading off to the other hemisphere for a wee while.  Don't worry though, you'll be in good hands with Sean Walters for your Friday dose of…
Jonathan Rice
September 3, 2015
Recruitment

Maxims for a Modern Recruiter to “Get On”

Have you ever wondered how we managed to cope in the pre-internet years?  Without being bombarded with constant streams of cleverly curated content, compiled into numbered lists (for ease of consumption, and to get more hits), about how to do this and that better, smarter, cheaper, faster?  How did we…
Jonathan Rice
April 30, 2015
Recruitment

The Recruitment Vacation Myth

Happy Independence Day to my American readers. I'll be making my own bid for freedom next week as I hot foot it to the South Pacific with the other J Rice and Ricicles in tow. At least this week of darkness, rain and biting winds in NZ has made it…
Jonathan Rice
July 3, 2014
Job BoardsRecruitmentSourcing

Zapping Jobseeker Spam

There's been a ton of publicity over the past week or so since Zappos announced their new careers page Zappos Insider and the fact they will no longer be posting vacancies on job boards. What has been widely acclaimed as a brave and game changing move (but something that Air…
Jonathan Rice
June 5, 2014
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
EmploymentRecruitment

The Recruitment Rumour Mill

We all know that recruitment is a lot trickier and fraught with pitfalls than originally appears on the surface.  It's why you will spend many days over the coming summer hearing stories around various BBQ's that anyone can do recruitment and why is it we charge so much for our…
Jonathan Rice
October 17, 2013