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How about this for a catch phrase of the old guard in recruitment: “We are in the placement business, not the retention business!”

I lost count of how many times we were instructed to say that in my early days as a recruiter. Whenever a placement went wrong, that was the line used to justify why...

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I have to chuckle to myself when I hear recruiters claim they are experts. If that were true, why does our industry suffer from some of the worst employee attrition rates and performance issues out there? I've experienced this first hand working at recruitment firms and it's an industry wide pheno...

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I call it “Turkey Regret’, that feeling we get around the holidays of annoyance and frustration with all the things in your life that aren’t quite right. As we enter the festive period people start reflecting. Maybe they do it to distract themselves while that awkward uncle makes inappropriate jokes...

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Those who know me well are well aware I have a soap box ready to whip out at the slightest chance to vent about the things that...

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Let’s face it, most of us work for small to mid sized organizations in which there is only so far someone can progress – at leas...

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A traditional recruitment agency will tell you that you should never do any recruitment without their help. Well if there were n...

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We have turnover, people don’t stay more than a couple of years, we have productivity issues, etc. etc. These are just some of t...

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