Bizarre contingency Recruiters

  The last couple of posts we’ve sent have been talking about Contingency VS Retained/Exclusive… And I’ve had quite a bit of backlash for it… Me: “Hey if you’re a Contingency Recruiter and you’re good at what you do, you should get paid accordingly and on terms that mean the clients loyal and not working with…

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Contingency Vs Retained or Exclusive.. you deicide

  So a few days back I posted about working on contingency assignments vs working on a retained or exclusive basis… It offended some people… (Apparently telling recruiters they should get paid for the hard work they do is one of many touchy subjects in this industry) One person on Facebook (rightly) pointed out that…

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How Recruitment and Search Business Owners can stand out in a crowded market

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“I need candidates, not clients.”

  “I don’t know where you got this information from but the biggest problem in Recruitment right now is attracting candidates and not clients.” Someone commented the above on one of my Facebook videos recently… It’s something I’ve heard before numerous times… And I can understand why some Recruitment and Search Business Owners might THINK…

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How to make a recruiter cry

  If you’ve been following me for even a short period of time, You’ll know my thoughts on cold calling, It works, it can be useful and sometimes even necessary… but there are easier and faster ways to grow a Recruitment or Search Business in today’s market… But when I say things like this… The…

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Recruiters suck at marketing!

  Let’s face it… most Recruitment and Search Firm Owners fall WAY below their potential… You can meet a Recruitment or Search Firm Owner doing well into six figures. But still just scraping by. Working flat out just to cover the cost of their underperforming consultants, long hours, treated like shit by clients, feast and…

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Another cliché

  There’s an old, clichéd saying that goes: “Fail to plan, plan to fail” And like most old, clichéd sayings… It’s pretty spot on in many cases. If you don’t set goals or targets… You have nothing to work towards and you just sort of drift along through life… Your life AND business get pulled…

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