Who’s going to pull the trigger first? You or your company?

If you’ve decided to move on from a role that didn’t make you happy, or worse, been asked to leave, you might be thinking: “Am I a failure?” or “Have I wasted time in the wrong career?” Sure, that’s a possibility. But if you love being a recruitment consultant chances are this is the right path for you. You’ve just been working for the wrong business. There are lots of reasons why the company wasn’t a good fit for you.…

Counting the Cost of a Culture Conundrum

Recruiting firms have worked hard to throw off the smiling, sleazy, sales machine stereotype. Many have done this by improving their employer brand and developing a strong organisational culture. But is this worth the investment when commission is what recruiters really want? We discuss the pros and cons of commission over culture, culture over commission and the solution to this confounding conundrum. Sticks Are a Thing of the Past When you’re the big boss, encouraging your team to deliver is…