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How to handle telephonic interviews

Prepping for a telephonic or face-to-face interview is pretty similar. What I send my candidates before attending an interview: Research the company on the web, social sites, and other mediums.…
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Write a CV

It's become apparent that writing a CV isn't common knowledge and certainly taken for granted when working in the recruitment industry. So, I thought I'd share my opinion on what…
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Silence kills

Dear Woolworths, South Africa (and every other company not giving feedback to candidates.) End of October you contacted my family member, who is disabled, desperate for work and unemployed. You…

Let’s talk about your stats

Let’s address stats from the start. 1st requirement: 50 calls a day. 50 calls to who? If you need to speak to your client every week, I would assume you…
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What is your worth?

There is no short answer to this, but what I would like to start off with is the whole market-related subject. I call BS on all surveys and forums where…
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Disrupt. Disrupt. Disrupt.

The word in Recruitment for 2017 = Disrupt. I can’t be the only one getting rather bored of this word being thrown all over the place. Definition of Disrupt: drastically…
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The importance of partnership

I hate to say I told you so, but, I told you so. The recruitment function is not a separate, outsourced service. You are paying a company/recruiter to promote your…
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To mention salary or not to?

Today I posted a comment on LinkedIn after reading a top interview tip: “Don’t ask about salary, bonuses, team lunches or company massages in your first interview”. I then commented…
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What’s your salary?

There are a few active debates on LinkedIn, of course, between recruiters and candidates on why we ask for your salary. It's about time this gets addressed frankly. Honestly, we…

Life of the Recruiter #EpisodeThree

As recruiters spend a majority of time searching for candidates, I thought I would share how this looks, and the steps I take. LinkedIn Recruiter – a great benefit is…
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Live your purpose

Do I love recruitment? NO. Absolutely not. I hate being treated badly. I hate that people don’t see my value. I hate being lied to. I hate our payment terms.…
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Life of the Recruiter #EpisodeTwo

The recruiter is at offer stage with the candidate. The interview process has been smooth sailing. Client loves the candidate. Candidate loves the client. Every recruiter box possible has been…
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Life of the Recruiter #EpisodeOne

I want to share my occupation with you. I’ve had the phone put down on me, I’ve been lied to, sworn at, backstabbed, ignored and worse, and this is all…
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Sorry for the silence

I’ve been quiet which is very unlike me but 2018 has proven to be the year of CHANGE. Not always comfortable, safe or pleasant, yet finally seeing the rainbow and…
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8 lessons learnt, from my first 8 years

You can do business with family. With respect, trust and boundaries, there is absolutely no need why you couldn’t involve family.I’ve been extremely fortunate to have my parents involved managing…
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The real interview process

Did you know your interview starts at the first point of communication? “PLEASE SEND YOUR CV IN PDF ALONG WITH REASONS WHY YOU WOULD BE SUITABLE FOR THE ROLE” That…
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It sucks being in the job market

For the human race to have evolved to a place where we sending cars into space, you would think we would have made applying for work easier. Job hunting is…
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It’s not rocket science

When a developer needs to write a blog for recruiters on how to do their job you know something is fatally wrong. Ewald Horn wrote a rather good article to…
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Feedback. The Truth

I'm not scared of speaking the truth, however, today I am. We're living in a world where every word spoken or written can be construed politically incorrect. But I feel…
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The importance of communication

“80% of your success will be determined by your communication skills” As recruiters, we often get asked what skills are lacking or desired in the marketplace, and after expanding our…
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Tips for your resignation letter

Keep it short. There is no need to add lengthy explanations; if you need to get something off your chest, albeit in a professional manner, you can do so in…