Tuesday, 12 December 2017

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Five Memes that accurately depict the Recruitment Industry

I like to think that I am a seasoned recruiter. I have worked in this industry for 8 years now and I wouldn’t want to be doing anything else. Sure, the candidates can be frustrating and the clients can be indecisive and difficult to get hold of; but show me…

The Challenges of Connecting with South African Jobseekers

The Challenges of Connecting with South African Jobseekers In June last year I started hosting a Twitter chat for South African jobseekers along with fellow South African Twitter aficionados in recruitment, Vanessa Raath and Wesley Madziva, called #JobRecChatSA (Job Recruitment Chat South Africa, a bit cumbersome I know). To our…

Why Data will never replace the Human Element in Recruitment

Data, Big Data, Master Data – these are the main buzzwords in business today. Companies are becoming obsessed with their Data – is it clean? Is it useful? How can we use it better? I can see how having a better understanding of your data can help your business reach…

Finding A Job Abroad – A #TRU Story

TRU (The Recruiter Unconference) is an unconventional recruitment industry event series started by Bill Boorman in London in 2009. I first heard of these events when I started working for a recruitment software start-up called Innovate CV in 2010 and followed industry thought leaders such as Bill on social media….

The Top 5 Characteristics that every Successful Recruiter MUST Have

We are currently looking to grow our Talent Acquisition Team here at It’s About People. The beauty of recruitment is that the more consultants you have; the more clients you can service and the more candidates you are able to place in exciting new jobs. Before I meet with any…

We All Need Somebody To Lean On… In Our Career

I’m inspired by the lyrics to my favourite songs. One of my favourite songs when I was growing up was “Lean On Me” by Club Nouveau. It was only a decade later that I discovered the original Bill Withers version, which, as I came to find, was far superior to…