When you limit your career goals based on location alone, you’re really limiting yourself. Success isn’t defined by a City job.
Are you a good recruiter? You probably think you are. You’re a recruiter after all. But how good are you really? What with the inescapable financial element of this biz, you’ll have a number against your name from day one. And hey, you might be top biller? Perhaps you’ve billed £300k? Maybe £500k? But how good does that make you? In some agencies it makes you very good. In others, you’d be average.
I need to be careful here. So I’ll start with this caveat, I’m not tarring every internal recruiter with the sh*t brush. I know there are some amazing ones out there because I’ve spoken to them with Hunted. But… yeah, there’s a but… there’s a worrying trend in recruitment. Namely hiring the latest poor performer as Internal Recruiter. An interior realignment of talent.
This day is for the modern recruiter. The tweeters. Generation Insta. The self-assured striders, working wireless in dressdown and face tatts. The woke. The wonderfully weird. The brilliantly, bearded, viral vloggers. To fit in, in this brave new world, you need the right tools.
If you ask virtually any business owner in recruitment you’ll know that employee retention is the number one difficulty in growing a business. This is because there’s an incredible amount of choice in this industry and many people realise when the writing’s on the wall. Some people don’t however. Whether driven on by dogged determination or a desire not to rock the boat, the world of job hunting in recruitment can be a daunting one to enter unwittingly, without having planned thoroughly.
From candidates with cold feet to clients with closed ears, there are plenty of occasions that test your influencing skills in recruitment. This article looks at the results of a study into online arguments to find that there are certain similarities among the successful ones. We explore whether it’s possible, and what you can do, to change someone’s mind in recruitment.
I’ve written before about mental wellbeing on Hunted. We’ve also started a campaign to look at mental health in recruitment. Because at the end of the day, if you’re not enjoying this job, it becomes laborious. In fact, if you’re not enjoying anything it becomes hard work.
There’s an air of mystery in having a wolf’s head attached to a human body. It drives the ladies wild. The kind of wild that runs to the nearest police officer, screaming silent whimpers.
Wearables are all over the place. But do they have a place in recruitment? Assuming you’re a step shy of transforming yourself physically or altering your reality virtually, here’s a look at the best bits of robo-jewellery you can actually use to augment your recruiting life.
What do you expect from a good manager?
Should they sit there barking or orders, or just leave you to it with little to no guidance?