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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
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
Human ResourcesRecruitment

Return To The Dark Side

This week's Whiteboard scribbles are brought to you from the feverish pen of Sean Walters...   Something strange is happening. Regular Whiteboard readers may remember my blog bemoaning the number of burnt-out agency recruiters migrating to the perceived warmer climates of internal recruitment. Well it seems that the tide is…
Jonathan Rice
August 29, 2013
EmploymentRecruitment

Who Cares What the Job Ad Says?

Most of you won't read every word on this blog post.  In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if most of you do much more than skim-read over the content here, casting your well-trained CV-reading eyes at speed from section to section looking for the key bits of interest that might…
Jonathan Rice
May 16, 2013
Recruitment

ANZAC Hangover…Is Anyone Recruiting Out There?

Welcome to another Friday Whiteboard and I hope you all had an enjoyable ANZAC Day off yesterday.  I received an offer for a candidate which wasn't entirely expected on a public holiday, but there you go, always recruiting and all that.  I made the call before 1pm too so hopefully…
Jonathan Rice
April 25, 2013
EmploymentRecruitment

The Finely Balanced Issue of Remote Recruiting

Recruitment is one industry that technology has influenced more than many others.  The process was sped up with e-mails, the advertising of jobs amplified by online job boards, and nowadays we have smart phones, tablets, cloud-based CRM systems and Skype interviewing enabling us to recruit on the move, from anywhere, with instant…
Jonathan Rice
February 28, 2013
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