Category Archives: Direct Hire

Recruitment agencies – the truth…

Ok let me start with a bit of context. Firstly, I worked in the recruitment agency business for many years both as an employee and running my own agency, before going in-house. Secondly the blog is intended to give some … Continue reading

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The time between dark and light

I’ve been thinking a lot about candidate experience recently. Its something that I am trying to improve all the time. As we’re all still in a period of time where employers are struggling to attract the perfect individual who may … Continue reading

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The Killer Questions?

During my career I’ve sat at both sides of the interview table and have also stood outside the interview room with my fingers crossed for the person inside. During that time I have heard and used some clever questions in … Continue reading

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Does a red sports car picture sell you as being a truly fantastic employee?

No, probably not and it never ceases to amaze me how many people don’t think about how they will be perceived. The fact is that social media channels such as LinkedIn are fast becoming the first place that employers and … Continue reading

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