Got a lot of official Christmas parties in your calendar? Here are some tips to make Christmas Party Networking both fun and productive. read moreAdded on 18.11.2019
RECRUITERS: industry news, knowledge, rants
Shop talk from PR Futures: interesting things we've found, tips we'd like to share with other recruiters, and the odd bit of venting!
Don't fret about that illusive 'ice breaker' to kick-start a great conversation. All you need for successful networking is four easy questions. read moreAdded on 22.03.2019
Not fun, but important to get right. You'll help your reputation with the right candidates, and could get information the client will be grateful for. read moreAdded on 04.12.2018
Counter Offers, and Walking Candidates Through Them
When do you talk to candidates about counter-offers? Hopefully very early on - even during your first meeting with them. This has clear benefits for you and your candidate:
- allows you to walk the candidate through the many reasons to not accept the offer;
- helps you sound out the candidate on the issue and identify those who aren't that serious about making a move;
- raises the issue at the right time (rather than when the offer is received, which can make you look self-interested).
Be sure to get your candidates to think about why they're leaving. Accepting a counter-offer is almost always a very bad idea - here's why.Added on 27.06.2017
Some advice on easy ways that recruiters can keep their talent pool happy. Most is either common sense or common courtesy, and it's all easy to do! read moreAdded on 06.04.2013
If the answer isn't a resounding 'YES' then we think you're missing a trick. Yes, email and social media are handy - but the best dialogue is verbal. read moreAdded on 01.03.2013
LinkedIn has become an essential tool for recruitment. Here's a list of the reasons we like it, and some tips and tricks to use it effectively. read moreAdded on 18.11.2012
Why do so many recruitment consultants leave the industry? Well, in short it is a 'hard job'. We all question why we do it from time to time. read moreAdded on 06.10.2011