How mumbo jumbo is killing recruitment’s reputation

By Paul MacKenzie-Cummins   Mitch Sullivan is a recruiter. That’s the title he has on his LinkedIn profile because that’s what he does. He’s not a specialist in the intersection of work and technology, nor is he leveraging unparalleled industry expertise to form a perfect marriage between clients and candidates (these are both actual job …

Why your press releases are failing to get media coverage

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins The media are a ruthless bunch, and quite right too. In today’s content-obsessed 24-hour news cycle, many journalists and editors can find themselves inundated with literally hundreds of emails every day. Indeed, it is not unusual for editorial teams to receive upwards of 20-30 emails from various PR agencies and businesses – …

The February issue of Recruiter imPRint is out now

The February issue of Recruiter imPRint is now available download, read and share online. In this issue: 8 of the best leadership articles from the last two weeks Why your beautifully crated press release is doomed to fail How mumbo jumbo is killing recruitment Can professional qualifications boost the profile of the industry? This recruiter …

How to maximise your media coverage

So you have secured some great media coverage for your organisation, but now what do you do with it? Short of printing a copy and adding it to your clippings file that lies in the reception area for visitors to read, why not look to get some more mileage from it? Here are six key …

Are recruiters doing enough to defend agency fees and executive pay?

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins, Editor and Managing Director of ClearlyPR  Theresa May recently announced plans to reform executive pay – the premise of which is to reduce the pay gap between those on the shopfloor and executives in a bid to tackle excessive pay. Rebuilding public trust in executive pay and linking it to corporate performance …