Fast Track Recruitment

When are the clients going to start taking some blame?

image

In the early days of my social media career, a lot of agency recruiters used to label me a “recruiter basher”, mostly because I used to promote the idea that companies should do whatever they could to bring their recruitment inhouse.

Given the amount of recruiter bashing that’s been going on over at LinkedIn these past few years – nearly all of which has been from candidates by the way – my criticisms of the 3rd party sector look positively anaemic.

I…

Read more about When are the clients going to start taking some blame?

England, my England…

image

I stopped watching England play football 2 years ago.

The Iceland Incident was the final straw for me. It’s not that I hadn’t seen England bottle it in big games before – it’s just that the Iceland game bore witness to a level of mindfuckingly gargantuan incompetence that took me by surprise. It was so bad, I didn’t even shout at the telly.

I’d been watching England play football as far back as the 1970 World Cup. That was the World Cup won by what…

Read more about England, my England…

Is LinkedIn contributing to the retardation of the recruitment sector?

image

Today I saw this doing the rounds on LinkedIn. It’s an article on how to attract candidates to your job postings, written by one of LinkedIn’s staff writers.

Judging by some of the responses, some people were getting giddy with excitement – presumably about how they’re now going to be able to write better job ads.

And to be fair, they will. But only marginally better. In fact, so marginal that it will make very little practical difference for anything other…

Read more about Is LinkedIn contributing to the retardation of the recruitment sector?

Page 1 of 63 pages  1 2 3 >  Last »


Previously…

When are the clients going to start taking some blame? »

England, my England… »

Is LinkedIn contributing to the retardation of the recruitment sector? »

The Marionette Madness March »

I’ve got your SEO right here.. »

What can agencies learn from inhouse recruiters? »

The problem with KPIs »

Recruiter. Jobs. London. »

Recruiting Monogamy »

How to deal with clients who try to lowball you. »

You’re cheap for a reason. »

Talentspotting »

Me, Me, Me.. »

“Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain…” »

Do passive candidates read job adverts? »

See more »

RSS Feed

Subscribe to my Newsletter

Tweets by @mitchsullivan