The art of questions

I remember being in school (OK it was a long time ago) and being curious. I wanted to understand. I was there to be taught, I was there to learn and if I didn’t understand it, you know what I would do? I’d ask a question. You see I was...

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Creating a resilient culture

Workplace culture is a constant topic in my circles… Read anything about an organisation and they will talk about their “culture” and why their organisation is better than their competition, why? It’s because of their culture. Right? We blame it for stuff ups, and revere it for our successes. So...

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The Recruitment Olympiad – Musings from my couch via Rio

Imagine if you only had 2 weeks every four years to make an impact. What would you do differently? That’s what these amazing athletes do. It got me thinking. What would we as an industry do differently? 14 days to make your mark as an individual, as an organisation. How...

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12 Steps for a Hiring Manager to work with Agencies

OK Hiring Manager, you need that special person. Your HR team and business are all on board, you’ve dotted your i’s and crossed those t’s, you’re ready to hire. You’re flat out in your day job though, as you’re short staffed, hence why you need the new person.  You can’t go through the...

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11 tips for Engaging the Right Recruitment Partner

OK, so you need to hire, you’ve got the ok to utilise a Recruitment Partner. Now what? Let’s just think for a second. There are thousands out there, there is no real barrier to entry, it doesn’t take too much to just hang up your shingle and call yourself a...

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