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Bill Boorman has been a recruiter for over 35 years. Here he explains how the data used throughout social media, politics and recruitment can intermingle in ways you wouldn't imagine.
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All recruiters have different ways of working, but what’s your unique style? This International Recruiters’ Day, take this quick quiz from Firefish Software to find out what your recruitment style says about you. powered by Typeform
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What do I need to know to starting working as a recruiter? To answer this question, we reached out to the top experts in the world of recruiting and asked them a simple question. What is the most important single piece of advice you would give to a new recruiter at the start of their...
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True story with a purpose. Years ago, I was recruiting for a client in Ayrshire, who needed a Design Engineer.  As per usual I took on the job, quoted our fees, yada yada yada.  During the process of sourcing candidates I networked through to a candidate who seemed to match the requirement perfectly.  I approached...
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Unfortunately a great many managers, supervisors, and business owners have had to do just that in the past year.  It’s something that defines you as a boss, and a responsibility that separates you from your team.  These days, it’s an exercise that’s so fraught with difficulty, and dangerous repercussions, that often only in-house or outsourced...
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THIS is the secret to successful recruiting; the best place to find your ideal candidate is where your ideal candidate hangs out.  Kinda obvious isn’t it. These are five ways of fishing where the fishes are.  Some involve actually stepping away from your PC..! a) Digital Looking for techies?  Hang out in the online forums...
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Have you ever met someone for the first time, told them what you do for a living and been greeted with a look as though you have just told them you were in the business of body snatching? Like journalists, lawyers and politicians, recruiters are not ranked very highly in the list of favourite vocations....
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There is inevitable duplicity built into the entire recruitment process.  Would you advise a candidate to be scrupulously honest, and offer “full disclosure” in a discoverable way online? Lies being told. 1. Candidates appear at interview, pretending that they already want the job, when they can’t possibly know until they have satisfied themselves with the...
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