Recruitment Marketing: Why a change in thinking is needed

by AIMEE CARMICHAEL, Group Communications Lead at Morgan McKinley and Director at Carmichael Communications carmichaelcommunications.com Digital recruitment represents both a blessing and a curse for the modern recruiter. Gaining access to an endless pool of talent on a global basis may have never been easier – snaring the cream of the crop being a different …

How to battle recruitment’s ‘big boys’ and fight the war for talent on a level playing field

by DAVID THORNHILL, Managing Director at Simplicity simplicityinbusiness.co.uk Things quite literally have never been this good for recruiters. With employment at its highest levels since any one of us can recall, it is hardly surprising that the number of consultants taking the leap to escape the confines of their existing agency to start up on …

Q & A: Zest Recruitment & Consultancy on starting up and getting their name ‘out there’

WHEN DID YOU START THE BUSINESS? The idea for the business was a long time in the making, with the seeds sewn a year or so previously when we were both working at the same legal practice in Cardiff. We have both practised law for around 20 years as Solicitors and we were each responsible …

Q & A: Lucid Recruitment on starting up and getting their name ‘out there’

WHEN DID YOU START THE BUSINESS? I have always worked in sales and for as long as I can remember I always wanted to run my own business. It was during the last three years before starting Lucid Recruitment that I realised there was a gap in the Welsh market for a recruitment firm specialising …

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 …