Job searching whilst your working – 10 things to be mindful of

View image | gettyimages.com OK.. You're not enjoying your job anymore, and you need a change and a new challenge. That’s the easy part.  But once you’ve made the decision, NOW WHAT? There's a right way (and a wrong way) to go about it.. Do you resign on the spot,...

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Recruitment Agencies – Generalist versus niche/specialist provider? Which is best?

View image | gettyimages.com It’s a great debate in Recruiting, HR and business circles. Firstly, what am I talking about? Essentially as a client or a candidate would you prefer to deal with someone who specialised in the skill set you are Recruiting for, or someone who has a broader more...

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The Anatomy of a great Recruiter

View image | gettyimages.com Recruitment can be a seemingly pretty transactional (and easy) profession. • Client calls, • Recruiter listens, • Recruiter goes to database, • Recruiter types in core skills • Recruiter finds appropriate person, • Recruiter calls said person, • Recruiter submits person to client, • Client interviews,...

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Candidate care. It’s simple!

View image | gettyimages.com Candidate experience is a big topic of discussion in the Recruitment industry, as the market heats up candidates will become more and more precious. We blogged last week about "Employer Branding", candidate care is an essential ingredient for a trusted employer brand. People will talk about...

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Promoting technology careers to women

By Katrina Park   I was alarmed when I recently read that enrolments in Year 12 information technology subjects have hit a 20 year low. Given this statistic, surely the ratio of females to males within the IT industry is going to decline even further. The ratio is already very...

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