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Staffing & Recruiting Trends of 2017: Business as Usual

Our friends at Bullhorn today announced the release of its 2017 North American Staffing & Recruiting Trends Report. It found that more than 75 percent of staffing and recruiting firms met or exceeded their revenue goals for 2016. Overall, the report showed that the vast majority of staffing and recruiting professionals felt bullish for 2017, despite swelling…

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Recruiting in 2017: 7 Experts Share Their Top 5 Predictions

This post is sponsored by MightyRecruiter. Be sure to check out their latest eBook, 2017 Hiring Trends & Predictions: Industry Experts Weigh In. It’s available now! If the experts are correct, 2017 is going to be an extraordinary year in the world of recruiting and hiring. Recently, MightyRecruiter interviewed a group of seven thought leaders…

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4 Things I Learned About Recruitment in 2016

I’m not great with predicting the future. I was pleased to be involved in a webcast with Firefish Software just before Christmas to gaze into an imaginary recruitment-focused crystal ball – but I was a little rebellious. I predicted 2017 would be largely the same as 2016, with some minor changes. Go me. My crystal ball was…

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How to Make Career Success Your New Year’s Resolution

Every year around this time, many people approach the new year with a sense of optimism and determination, vowing to make a number of life changes and self-improvements. Healthy food is consumed, gym parking lots are full and everyone is at their best. Unfortunately, by late January, most have already fallen off the wagon and…

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10 New Year’s Resolutions to Supercharge Your Career

January is the perfect time to give your professional life a boost and set career goals for the coming year. Here are 10 of the best career resolutions to make, along with a few actionable tips on how to achieve them: 1. Perform an annual career checkup Before you can set any career resolutions, the…

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5 Things That’ll Prevent Recruiters Jumping Ship

There is a lot of movement in the jobs market (across the board) at the turn of each new year. It’s not too hard to understand why, either. People spend a whole year grafting away at their jobs, and want a new challenge. Specifically for third party recruiters, December is a fun but long month. With sales…

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How to Build Better Business Relationships This Holiday Season

Recruitment is not the industry it was 20 years ago. I know, because that is when I started in the industry full-time. Two week turnaround times on shortlists, 9-5.30/6pm hours, fax machines the norm, emails and mobile phones just starting to become effective mediums to carry out business. Now it is full throttle – contactable 18…

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Sales Targets Hanging Over Your Head Instead of Mistletoe?

The weather’s getting colder and wetter outside (excluding you lucky recruiters in the southern hemisphere), but for many of us, the business pipeline is doing the exact opposite and drying up before our eyes! By now we’ve come to expect that December and January are quieter months, as clients and candidates take holidays (how dare they?) and…

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13 Recruitment Trends You MUST Know

Brexit, Trump, AI, Big Data, Microsoft+LinkedIn and the Randstad Monster… It’s no secret that 2016 has been a massive year for politics, technology and economics, but what are the real knock-on effects to agency-side recruiters working as third party talent suppliers? How is the recruitment landscape adapting? Will your business boom in the new year, or are you doomed?…