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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
EmploymentRecruitment

Recruitment Black Holes and Revelations

If you've been in recruitment long enough you will no doubt be tired by now of hearing about our "terrible reputation" for feedback, follow up, returning calls...for adequately communicating.  Surprising accusation of an industry that really exists to network, build relationships and make matches through various communication channels. Witness the…
Jonathan Rice
November 22, 2012
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

The CV is Dead…

...At least that's according to LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman who claims they are now a redundant part of the jobseeking and hiring process, thanks to the rapidly growing presence of his own site's online profile versions. And almost dead, but not quite yet, according to the omnipresent HR influencer / guru…
Jonathan Rice
March 8, 2012
Recruitment

Cheers for the i-Phone, Steve

None of you will have escaped the news of the passing of Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs yesterday.  The internet is awash with condolences and tributes to this truly visionary person and the way he conjured dreams and desires into innovative products and tools that genuinely changed the way we live…
Jonathan Rice
October 6, 2011