Fast Track Recruitment

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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How to deal with clients who try to lowball you.

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Hiring companies are always trying to lowball agency recruiters.

I think it’s because they think we just hit F5 on our computer to pull up a list of suitable candidates who are all dying to work for that particular company.

Next time a prospective client asks why your fees are so high, tell them; “Because recruiting can be a really shitty job. If you don’t believe me, try it.”

If they ask why you do it, tell them; “Because I have a high threshold for pain…

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