My New Year started with a turn down. For those of you new to the industry, I‘m not talking about having my bed made in a posh hotel. No, this is a lot less pleasant. It’s ONE of the banana skins (and there are lots) in recruitment that one experiences from time to time. This […]
About Alex Babic
Been recruiting for nearly 20 years covering international and domestic markets. Outside of work I enjoy (trying to) keep fit, cooking for the Family and taking our ebullient black Labrador for long walks. Also got a side interest in motorcycling.
Entries by Alex Babic
So it’s Christmas. And boy am I glad for an excuse to get away from the soft blue glow of my monitor for a while. To be honest I’ve been feeling in need of a break for a while now. It’s been a fair old slog from the Summer, through an industrious Autumn and now […]
In my last blog I was writing about “Firing the client”. Since then a few folks have asked what actually happened:
Ok, just so you know, I’m half way through this. It’s a bit like a sticky break up. Recruitment is-a changing. When I first got into it we were faxing (google it) CV’s and the internet had only just started to emerge. Now it’s all internal recruitment, job boards and social media. Now I’m not […]
I don’t know if anyone has watched The Catch on TV recently but I have found it compelling viewing. For any of you that don’t know the program, it essentially follows hardy fishing crews out on their trawlers. A job not for the feint-hearted, and as my other half stated, “Where the real men are” […]