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A.I. will change agency recruitment but in an unexpected way

The Australasian Talent Conference, held in Sydney last month, was another fascinating and stimulating couple of days. I immersed myself in conversations about talent with a wide range of people across the worlds of agency recruitment, corporate recruitment and recruitment technology vendors. The theme of the conference was Thriving with A.I. and having read a…
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The benefits of failure: Easy in theory but hard to admit and talk about

Earlier this month I received a professional request that was a first. The request was from a former recruitment industry MD. His specific request was that I remove two of my blogs that contained extensive commentary about a company that he was the MD of (at the time of writing the blogs in question). I…
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Same Named People in the Australian Recruitment Industry Awards

After you have been around the recruitment industry as long as I have (29 years and three months thanks for asking) you come across lots of recruiters. And what you probably aren’t surprised to know is that it’s not uncommon for recruiters to share the same name. Although we are coming up to a very…
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How do you know when your client is an a**hole?

°Aaron James, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of California, Irvine recently published A**holes: A Theory (Anchor Books, 2014). In the book James defines an a**hole as such; “Allows himself to enjoy special advantages in social relations out of an entrenched sense of entitlement that immunizes him against the complaints of other people”.…
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The two least understood, yet critical, factors in candidate assessment

Across twenty nine years in recruitment I have read plenty of material on interviewing and candidate assessment. After this many years it takes a pretty special piece of writing to have me jump up and take notice. It happens rarely these days. However it did happen four days ago. I read this outstanding piece of…
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Frontline’s CEO speaks out about his fight with SEEK over candidate data

In July last year I first blogged about how SEEK’s ownership of Onploy was causing waves with some of its recruitment agency clients. Subsequent to that initial blog I wrote a number of follow-up blogs, starting with a look at the behavior of SEEK’s part-owned subsidiary, Sidekicker, SEEK’s PR response to the agency pushback, I…
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PageGroup trading update for Q2 2018 reveals their global group GP rose 16% in constant currency year-on-year (£181.8m to £208.2m). The Americas was up 29.2% in cc, EMEA was up 18.6% in cc and Asia Pacific was up 18.4% in cc via @recruitermag

A.I. will change agency recruitment but in an unexpected way my latest blog

The US independent workforce will rise to 47.8 million over the next five years, representing a 2.6% annual growth rate, according to MBO Partners’ new "2018 State of Independence in America report." via @SIADailyNews

Unconscious bias and short-termism are costing our industry’s recruitment process by @sdouglasneal via @Mumbrellanews

A global pilot shortage has led Australia’s third largest airline, @RexAirlines to accuse its major rivals of “rapacious plundering” of its staff in a bid to stay in the air via @businessinsider

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