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It’s a sprint, a marathon and everything in between

Written by RMI’s CEO, Warren Kemp. Your phone rings. It’s a stranger asking to speak with you. You say hello and ask how can you help. He tells you his friend has suggested that he calls you as he is looking for a new job and hopes you can help him. You ask the...

Staff Retention….Is There a Silver Bullet?

  Many recruitment businesses have difficulty attracting their own staff but most struggle to retain them. Why is this? While there is no silver bullet answers these 5 things will definitely reduce attrition and maintain retention. Lead By Consistency  I’ve seen too...

10 things that will make you a better headhunter

One of the most widely used terms in recruitment is ‘headhunter’. That seems strange to me given that true headhunter’s make up a very small proportion of the recruitment sector. In this article, I aim to bust a few myths and at the same time if you are a...

10 Ways to get ahead in recruitment

The recruitment sector tends to attract people that end up falling into two camps, those that join the band of recruiters and then leave pretty quickly and those that are smitten and stay for life. I’m coming up to my silver watch time and can look back on my...

So what are the benefits of recruitment training online?

First of all, I have a foot in both camps. I run a face to face training company and I provide recruitment training options online. So when we explore the benefits of online recruitment training (or e-learning as it is often called) this is an unbiased blog.

Is Recruitment Marketing Important?

So why is recruitment marketing important, for many recruitment agencies and businesses, marketing is a function that takes a back seat when time is short. Indeed, even when things are slow in the office the rallying call is typically “Hit the phones” rather than...

The technology changing recruitment and how we find candidates

Recruitment is evolving at a rapid pace in today’s workplace as it keeps up with the changing digital environment.  As social media and digital platforms become immersed into all aspects of work and leisure, recruitment has embraced this as much as any other industry....

Time to get yourself a ‘Candidate Care Officer’

What level of importance do you place on your candidate (customer) service? With more and more recruitment sourcing tools available, and recruiters using the same ones as each other e.g. LinkedIn, it’s fair to say we are all speaking to the same potential candidates....

Raising the bar once more

I’ve been lucky enough to have had a good career in recruitment and many years of that as an advisor to recruitment firms. It seems to me that since the recession of 2008/9 we have been too accepting of lower fees, less retainers, more multiple agency assignments and...