Q & A: Bowen Eldridge on starting up and getting their name ‘out there’

WHEN DID YOU START THE BUSINESS? The idea for the business was conceived some two years before we actually started it. We had worked together for over seven years for a well-known recruitment agency, so we ‘got’ the way in which each other works. However, it was important to get the timing of the new …

7 branding tips for your recruitment agency

With recent figures from the REC showing that the recruitment industry is thriving, there’s never been a better time to go it alone and set up your own agency. To be successful, you’ll need to convince clients that you’re the best when it comes to finding them the right candidates – having a strong brand …

INTERVIEW WITH A LEADER: General Sir Nicholas Carter

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, Editor and Managing Director of ClearlyPR  One of the fastest growing trends within the recruitment sector since the end of the recession has been the increased focus on branding – the way in which agencies and search firms are perceived by clients and candidates. But rather than always looking inward to see …

When will I be famous?

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, Editor and Managing Director of ClearlyPR  It’s something that most PR’s will experience: you’re at a business event and talking to various people in the room and the question of What do you do? is an inevitability – usually within the first thirty seconds of meeting someone. Of course, I respond with …

Know your colours

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, Editor and Managing Director of ClearlyPR  Recruiters need to work on their own employer brand to remain competitive (or else lose their own war for agency talent). The war for recruitment talent is hotting up, but unless recruitment leaders up their game by improving their own employer brand, they risk ending up …