Will intelligent robots replace recruiters?

Will intelligent robots replace recruiters?

It seems a fanciful thought but the idea that rapidly advancing computer algorithms could one day make better recruitment choices than people is gathering some serious pace. In this post, I shed my two cents on the idea, and for those who fail to grasp the obvious,...

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...

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...

How to Write the Perfect CV Cover Letter

There are in essence two types of CV cover letter, and I use the term CV cover letter, even though it is fairly rare that job seekers actually send letters and CVs in the post anymore, to encompass all those forms of communication that accompany and, crucially,...

5 Ways to Choose the Best Job Interview Questions to Ask

Interview questions to ask at a job interview should aim to create “a conversation with a purpose”. Many years ago I was told this during a training session & that phrase has remained with me over the last thirteen years as I think it perfectly...

6 Tips on Preparing for an Interview

Preparing for an interview is an essential step towards achieving your goal of a new job. Taking the time to get yourself ready beforehand will give you greater confidence, make you more relaxed and communicate a much more compelling impression. Here are some tips to...