Is Recruitment failing women?

The Times’ Top 50 Employers for Women in the UK report published the details of the best workplaces for women in an unranked list, yet despite recruitment being one of the fastest growing and most significant contributors to the UK economy not a single recruitment firm made the cut. Each organisation was required to provide …

How to get your consultants on board with your marketing strategy

As one of the sponsors of The Recruitment Network, I attended one of the meetings which focused on marketing and PR for agencies. One of the biggest challenges recruitment agency owners/directors said they face is trying to get their teams to buy into and help support their agency’s marketing efforts. Your consultants are the holders …

How to promote your agency in a new sector

2017 is set to be an extremely strong year for the recruitment industry. According to Bullhorn’s 2017 UK Recruitment Trends Report, 75% of firms expect there to be more demand for recruitment and 86% expect revenue growth. For growing agencies looking to capitalise on this buoyant market, sector diversification can be an obvious move, especially …

EDITOR’S SOAPBOX: Election 2017 – Why Recruitment’s reaction is baffling (and naïve)

Yesterday it was announced that there is to be a general election in June. Yet take a read of any of the recruitment press and the news would appear to have been a surprise to many within the industry followed by a collective sense of naivety too. The overriding message from recruiters was this: The …

Why your poor rejection process is losing you money and damaging your employer brand

by Paul MacKenzie-Cummins   Rejection. All of us will have been subjected to it at some point in our lives, whether it was being turned down for a job we really wanted or when we were subjected to an outright No after asking someone out on a date. Being rejected is hard – doing the …