This list of articles is perfect for any recruiter who's looking to move jobs. Whether it's advice on leaving harmoniously, relocating or simply ascertaining whether you're successful or not.
Why Your KPIs are Outdated'Key Performance Indicators' in recruitment have a purpose. They indicate the performance of the individual. On an overwhelming basis, the best indicator for this metric is the financial performance on the sales board. Some recruitment companies will have certain KPIs that are regimented and universal to every consultant in the company. This is possibly the least strategic sales approach going in the industry today.
9 Signs Your Company has a Bad CultureThere are times when recruitment will get you down. It's the nature of the beast - there's a reason the phrase 'champagne and razor blades' is synonymous with the industry. Any sales job will have this rollercoaster element. Leaving the industry because of this pressure isn't great but it is understandable. Leaving the industry because of your lack of enjoyment in your current role however is completely avoidable.
Discretionary Bonus: What's the Deal?The more effort you put into recruitment, the more you get out of it. It's one of the most meritocratic industries out there. This is why you see a direct correlation between consultants who spend a long time at one company billing huge numbers. At almost every stage of recruitment, success is quantifiable. The numbers don’t lie.
What To Do If You HATE Business DevelopmentThe UK is a recruitment market built on a 360 degree practice. That is, someone who performs business development (BD) and then speaks to the candidate for the role that needs filling. There are circular analogies galore in recruitment, and a 360 degree Consultant is someone who'll be working full circle, spinning a lot of plates.
What Does Success Look Like in Recruitment?Anyone who's in recruitment will be driven by success. There are some people in the world who don't seem to have much aspiration or drive to make the best life they can possibly achieve. Happy with an average salary, a home that's just big enough and going on one holiday every year to the same place. These people don't work in recruitment.