New vacancy – Marketing – Manchester

I've interviewed some great consultants over the years, every now and again, one will get away and become really successful elsewhere.  An opportunity missed for me previously.  However, the beauty of being a rec2rec is that I can now speak to these great recruiters and leaders as clients, and the great news is that we clearly get along and have similar views on what makes a great consultant. The latest client that I've acquired is a technology recruitment business, based…

New Vacancy -Software / IT – Central Manchester

I'm fortunate to work with great clients, that are focussed on making money and investing in the growth / development of their teams.  This is definitely one of those, equally invested in developing their team and being profitable.  They're blessed with some of the U.K's leading tech and software houses among their client base, from large media companies, to some of the most well known E-Commerce businesses - you wont be short of fantastic companies to wit, each with brilliant…

New Vacancy – Medical Recruitment – Cheshire

I'm fortunate to have been referred into a great client in Cheshire.  This is not going to be an opportunity for everyone, but for someone who's based in Cheshire, not looking to commute to Manchester everyday and looking to join a small but ambitious business, then this could be the role for you. They're a relatively new business and have found a niche within Medical recruitment that is paying dividends already.  They're inundated with clients and jobs, able to charge…

New Client – Technology and IT – Central Manchester

So you're in Recruitment and a bit bored of layers of management and slow decision making. You like to have a laugh, but not over getting your head down and billing.   Having a laugh is all well and good when you're billing well right? If this sounds like you then my client could be a good fit. Based in Central business they've been sourcing building IT teams for large companies for over 10years.  They're a sales based culture, where billing…

New vacancy – Big data / AI Recruitment Consultant

So you're a technology recruiter, passionate about all things technology and data, but bored being told about the amount of time you spend on the phone? Frustrated with ridiculous KPI’s that don't mean anything to you? Sound annoyingly familiar? Cool, I'm looking for someone to join a Big data Recruitment business in the centre of Manchester... The Client?  This client builds Big Data, Analytics and Artificial Intelligence teams for some of the worlds largest brands.  Their clients are truly global…

Dealing with troublesome teammates

I'm fortunate to have had a fair amount of help and experience in dealing with colleagues, team mates and employees that are simply hard graft (they know who they are...).  Every workplace has at least one challenging colleague – Come on this is recruitment, there’s definitely more than one!  You know them, they’re the person on the team that you don’t want to have to sit next to, likely last to be picked for any team event.  They can be whiny,…

Going it alone…

So here I am... a rec2rec... all alone... swimming in a world of sharks... dealing with recruiters all day... now trying to make a living building a recruitment to recruitment business. Some people would ask if I need my sanity checking.   I love working in recruitment and I love speaking to recruiters, finding out what makes them tick, what motivates them and helping them towards achieving that.  Thankfully, the response from those who know already has been really supportive and…