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9 Tips for a Perfect Job Application

Having just come up for air after handling a retained assignment for a finance director role which had over a hundred applicants I was flabbergasted at how badly presented and incomplete many of the applications were. Despite the fact that there are many resources on...

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Job Seekers: 5 Ways to Annoy a Recruitment Consultant

This article is not a rant and rave against job seekers; I am extremely grateful to them for accepting jobs and allowing me to make my living as a recruitment consultant. Who would be so crass as to bite the hand that feeds them? Instead I’m writing this post as a...

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Can Internal Recruiters Replace Executive Headhunters?

Executive headhunters may well be under threat from the well documented rise in the numbers, and I would add sophistication, of internal recruiters now employed directly within organisations over the last decade. When I encountered my first internal recruiter it was...

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6 Tips for Hiring a Great Team

Building a great team & business success go hand in hand. It is incredibly difficult to achieve success in business without hiring a great team to work with you. Notice I said "great team", not great people. You don't necessarily need to hire great people to build a...

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