Last week I received an email from a client challenging and telling me that “the vast majority of recruiters are looking for carbon copies” - recruiting based on keywords alone. Are they?
Earlier this year, I was interviewed by the incredible Adelina Chalmers (a.k.a. The Geek Whisperer) and James Parton (of The Bradfield Centre in Cambridge) for their podcast, Scaling, Failing & Prevailing. We talked all things start-up recruitment.
The world of work is changing, and so are candidates... What skills will they need? Persistence and curiosity says Eric Schmidt, former CEO of Google. But how can we attract these top candidates and identify who to hire?
Words have power. They have the power to make or break someone’s career or send your business down the pan. When writing a job advert, it’s important to consider the long term.
When exhibiting at a job fair, what can you do to grab job seekers' attention and not get lost in a sea of marketing banners?
Job sharing. It sounds simple. It looks straightforward. You hear about people working part-time or working flexible hours – but not often job sharing. Especially at a senior level. So why aren’t more employers and candidates talking about it and doing it? Today’s job industry is certainly a candidates’ market. The economy is bouncing back and job availability is […]
Did you know that 1 in 10 people in the UK have dyslexia? The answer is, probably not! Why? Because many people feel ashamed about being dyslexic and keep it under wraps. So why is there such a stigma about dyslexia? I meet a surprisingly large number of people facing redundancy who haven’t ‘come out’ […]