One of the clichés that have become embedded in recruitment culture is the phrase “my client”.
It almost impossible to find a job ad written by a recruitment agency that doesn’t start with, or feature prominently, the phrase “my client…”
Without getting too psychological about this, what I think it underlies is a deep-rooted desire, on the part of the recruitment consultant, for it to actually be true.
At least that was what I used to feel when I worked…
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Defining what constitutes a successful business blog will probably vary, depending on who you ask.
I think one measure of success is if it ever makes the phone ring. Another (and perhaps better) measure of success is if any of those phone calls result in any business being done.
Let’s go with either of those.
Here’s the Holy Grail of blogging insight you need to know, if you’re thinking of starting a business blog:
1. Write interesting content.
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That title is an amalgam of loads of articles I see posted online.
The obvious conclusion being that as confidence grows and companies try to increase their staff numbers, recruitment agencies will become busy again.
But, busy doing what?
For the majority of agencies this means being busy only filling 1 in 5 of the jobs they work on. Or to put it another way, disappointing 80% of the companies they engage with.
With more companies trying to recruit,…
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