Life of the Recruiter #EpisodeThree

As recruiters spend a majority of time searching for candidates, I thought I would share how this looks, and the steps I take. LinkedIn Recruiter – a great benefit is that the candidate can’t see that I’m stalking them. Select the candidates I’d like to contact, but first… Facebook – Get a good understanding of college

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Live your purpose

Do I love recruitment? NO. Absolutely not. I hate being treated badly. I hate that people don’t see my value. I hate being lied to. I hate our payment terms. I hate the ugliness in our industry. So why do I do it? I have a burning desire to help people. I have the sense

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Life of the Recruiter #EpisodeTwo

The recruiter is at offer stage with the candidate. The interview process has been smooth sailing. Client loves the candidate. Candidate loves the client. Every recruiter box possible has been ticked. Counter-offer check Salary breakdown Salary expectations, triple confirmed A strong reason for wanting to leave Wife/husband agrees on the move No criminal offense References

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Sorry for the silence

I’ve been quiet which is very unlike me but 2018 has proven to be the year of CHANGE. Not always comfortable, safe or pleasant, yet finally seeing the rainbow and it’s looking gorgeous. I must be honest, this year I was really considering ditching the idea of being self-employed. The stress, the changes, did I

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8 lessons learnt, from my first 8 years

You can do business with family. With respect, trust and boundaries, there is absolutely no need why you couldn’t involve family.I’ve been extremely fortunate to have my parents involved managing the businesses finance, who better to trust?   The size of your team does not equate to the success of your business.Not everyone was born

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The real interview process

Did you know your interview starts at the first point of communication? “PLEASE SEND YOUR CV IN PDF ALONG WITH REASONS WHY YOU WOULD BE SUITABLE FOR THE ROLE” That is what you call a direct instruction. Your interview process as begun. If you can’t follow the very first instruction, it is highly likely you

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It sucks being in the job market

For the human race to have evolved to a place where we sending cars into space, you would think we would have made applying for work easier. Job hunting is degrading, energy sucking, repetitive and soul destroying. (To say the least). The process goes along the lines of registering with portal number 1, fill out

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The importance of communication

“80% of your success will be determined by your communication skills” As recruiters, we often get asked what skills are lacking or desired in the marketplace, and after expanding our markets into Finance, HR, Marketing, and Admin, we’ve realized the most important skill in any industry is Communication. Has technology contributed to the decrease in

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Tips for your resignation letter

Keep it short. There is no need to add lengthy explanations; if you need to get something off your chest, albeit in a professional manner, you can do so in a private conversation with your manager. Adapt it to your contract. Showing that you have considered the terms of your contract shows that your decision

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