Fast Track Recruitment

The problem with KPIs

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It would seem that most recruiters that have lost their ‘trainee’ tag don’t like KPIs.

Like most people in high-pressured jobs, they just want to be left alone.

More specifically they want to be left alone by managers who learnt how to do recruitment back in the days when the kind of training you can still buy from The REC was still relevant.

But as we know, when it comes to change, the recruitment agency sector moves slowly. Unless that change is cheap…

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Recruiter. Jobs. London.

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I recently got involved with a group of recruitment agencies to help them attract attention from professionals who’d like to grow, either as Business Developers or as Recruiters.

The holding company is called Elliott Masters. They’re based in London and they have 6 different recruitment businesses.

The 3 that are actively recruiting right now are:

Channel 3 Group – a specialist management consultancy that provides IT advisory, programme delivery and…

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Recruiting Monogamy

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One of the clich├ęs that have become embedded in recruitment culture is the phrase “my client”.

It’s almost impossible to find a job ad written by a recruitment agency that doesn’t start with, or features 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…

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Previously…

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? »

“How do I get someone to read my job ads?” »

Brand this.. »

Who hates recruiters the most? »

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