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Automating Recruitment

I had an interesting conversation with a client the other day who told me they were automating their recruitment system. They wanted to cut down costs and reduce the in-house recruitment overhead. I think they felt that they would be able to effectively recruit by filtering CV’s based on relevant word searches. Read more

What are the skills a good recruiter or headhunter needs?

What are the skills a good recruiter or headhunter needs? This can be answered in different ways and depending on the sector they focus on, the answer could vary slightly but the big practical skills are the same for all recruiters and headhunters.

In order to become a successful recruiter and be at the point where you can manage and help develop others, you will need to develop a set of skills that not only cover the recruitment process but also strengthen your wider business acumen. Read more

Do recruiters have time to train?

Short answer: no. During a business development phase, important resources are devoted to procuring clients. When business is good, we are far too busy delivering on our clients’ demands.

While it can be difficult to allocate time for the training and development of your team, we all know that everything would be going better if we did.

So why don’t we do it? Because it is never a priority. There is always something else more important — or so it seems.

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Top 4 Sourcing Tools That Even A Kid Could Use

In the world of recruitment, the technology that sourcers use has been changing rapidly.

From the old days of mapping the guest list of an event or via numerous bait calls to companies to searching for candidates on LinkedIn, the work of sourcers has been made easier and faster. And it is still improving every single day.

Here are a list of tools that are not only free but are so easy to use that you don’t need a one-day webinar to learn how to create your profile. Heck, you don’t even need a single minute. They just work.

 

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Billing Managers: Coaching on the job

Your success as a billing manager is defined more by the success of those around you, than by your own billing success, which is hard for many managers to fully understand.

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