I have talked about how evolution applies to the everyday professionally and personally in previous blogs. How a species is forced into dire circumstances, and they are forced to either evolve and change to survive or die. This is the same for many of us as we face challenges throughout our careers and in our […]
As a recruiter, there are so many occasions on which you find your perfect candidate – “the one”, “the unicorn”, “the cream of the crop”. You can see the dollar bills rolling in, you’ve done the impossible, you’re the best recruiter ever! …and then they cancel on you, 10 minutes before the interview with your […]
Working in recruitment I’m often asked what is more important: having a degree or relevant experience? This is a question that comes up a lot and I’ve noticed that in today’s market, higher education is unfairly valued more than industry experience, and it’s becoming problematic. I want to understand why this is and why there’s […]
We can all agree that social branding is pretty important these days. So why are recent reports indicating that candidate experiences with recruitment agencies are deteriorating? According to recent reports, not only are candidates less likely to accept a job if they were treated poorly during the interview process, but they’re also 50% more likely […]
I meet with many senior level EA’s, and they all seem to have very similar qualities which have made them successful in their careers.
My career break has equipped me with a bank of new and improved skills so I chose to back myself. Fortunately, so did my employer.
How do mothers do it all? I think the truth is, they can’t, and this is what makes these expectations so troubling to me.
Out of all working holiday destinations, Australia has got to be up there as one of the best!
Is your office making you fat? The answer is: probably.
Cox Purtell are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for 3 Global Recruiter APAC Awards!