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Attracting passive candidates – Why starting the engine takes the most fuel

By on Apr 14, 2018 in employer tips | 0 comments

Attracting passive candidates – Why starting the engine takes the most fuel

Despite how it seems, reaching out to the passive candidate isn’t some mystical art form or a result of some hidden knowledge passed on through the ages. The truth is that it is more about knowing the market, knowing the candidates, understanding what people want and, yes of course particularly on the part of the recruiter, a lot of very hard work. What is a passive...

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Experience talks, wisdom listens – Developing good leadership skills

By on Aug 10, 2017 in candidate advice | 0 comments

Experience talks, wisdom listens – Developing good leadership skills

Leadership is an elusive quality but, for me at least, it isn’t a magical one. Certainly, there are some people who seem to have a natural ‘something’ that makes people more likely to follow them, charisma I suppose we would call it. However, a charismatic personality doesn’t make you a good leader. Leadership is not just about being popular (although in fairness it...

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How the student becomes the master – Is raw talent a match for experience?

By on Apr 28, 2017 in employer tips | 0 comments

How the student becomes the master – Is raw talent a match for experience?

In ‘the old days’ many market towns around the country would have an annual day called a ‘mop fair’ or ‘hiring fair’. Usually, the days would involve a visit from a travelling funfair and a market, and they played a vital role in the history of recruitment. Apprentices, labourers, skilled and semi-skilled workers would gather on a particular day and employers would...

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