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Counter Offers

When you accept a new position it is not easy going in to your boss to resign. Be prepared for a counter offer, but do not be tempted to accept it. History shows that most counter-offers which are accepted lead to a parting of the ways anyway not long afterwards. If there is an issue […]

Interview Techniques

Some “do’s” and “don’ts” concerning the interview

DO plan to arrive on time or a few minutes early. Late arrival for a job interview is never excusable.
If presented with an application, DO fill it out neatly and completely. If you have a personal resume, be sure the person you release it to is the person who […]

Interview Techniques

Here are the top five golden rules to help you along the way.

Dress- Dress to impress. Fancy designer labels aren‘t necessary but good grooming is. Think professional and polished.
Arrival- Show off your time management skills and arrive on time – not too early and not too late. 5 -10 minutes prior to the interview time […]

Helpful Resume Tips

What’s important

The format of a winning resume (CV)

The length of your CV should aim to cover 2 pages and no more than 3-4
The CV will provide a database of skills, experience and achievements from which you should select material to reflect the requirements of the specific post
Always put the most important matching points first, even […]

How much is a great hire worth?

Well, in the case of Robert Downey, Jr. and Avengers: The Age of Ultron, about $596 million or so.

The movie starring the actor as Iron Man is set to open this Friday in the United States, and it will likely be one of the highest-grossing movies ever. After all, the first Avengers movie raked in $1.5 billion – […]

How to Attract the Best Employees

As you’re advertising for your ideal employee, or using a great recruitment company to find them, be sure to make it clear why your ideal employee should want to work for you.

Whenever I work with clients to build their team the key question is always ‘how do we attract the best employees?’

A great team with […]

6 Reasons Companies Outsource Recruiting

By Allison Reilly

We’ve previously discussed good reasons to outsource your recruiting and the benefits of doing so, but we understand if you’re still skeptical. You may think that employees lose out if recruiting and hiring are outsourced, since training and career development could be lost in the company. Employers could also lose by missing out on […]

Why Recruiters are Worth What They Charge

– An excerpt by Paul Hawkinson from The Fordyce Letter

“When I need a heart by-pass, rest assured that I won’t select my surgeon on the basis of what he charges.”

That’s what an ailing executive recently opined when he was informed by his doctor about his arterial blockage problems.

Why then are corporate executives so tightfisted when […]

Beware The Perils Of Counter Offers

Is finding a new job among your resolutions for 2015? Once you have an offer, you need to go — even if your employer begs you to stay. Here’s why.

You’re unhappy in your job and don’t see that changing, so you update your résumé, revive your network, and start the search process. Two months later, […]

Why clients give out orders in competition… and why it’s wrong for everybody!

by Greg Savage on October 29, 2009

There is an elephant in the room when it comes to the basic business model of our industry. People don’t talk about it much, yet it’s a fundamental flaw in the relationship between client and recruiter, and it drives poor service and lack of satisfaction for all parties.

Multi-listing of job orders across […]