Finding Comfort in Discomfort

Posted: 13/03/2018 by Chanelle McIvor - Recruitment Specialist

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 […]

Where Did All The Good Candidates Go?

Posted: 22/02/2018 by Amelia Atkins - Recruitment Specialist

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 […]

Education or Experience: What Do You Value More?

Posted: 30/01/2018 by Amelia Atkins - Recruitment Specialist

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 […]

Why You Should Care More About Candidate Care

Posted: 10/01/2018 by Mia Lazzarini - Brand & Marketing Manager

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 […]