All posts written by Catherine Von Ruhland

5 signs of a great recruiter

great-recruitersRecruitment is a profession that demands a high level of drive, commitment and efficiency. Average recruiters then, don’t tend to stay in this business for long. So, in a world of fine recruiters, what are the signs of a great recruiter? Below are five of their traits: follow their lead to make a good job even better. 1.  They can speak.
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New to recruitment: 5 things you need to know

new-to-recruitment-5-thingsToo many new and hungry recruitment consultants plan on hitting the ground running when they enter the profession, only to end up falling over their own feet when they become entangled in the common mistakes made by novices. Passion, determination and commitment are not enough to succeed in this intensive field; a concerted plan of action is just as vital.
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How can agency experience set you up for in-house recruiting?

agency-in-house Sharpening your skills by working for a recruitment agency seems a wise decision on the path to joining an in-house recruiting team. It is a well-worn route. It is hardly surprising given that the very efficiency of the hiring process is determined by such day-to-day recruitment fundamentals as interviewing candidates, talking to agents, and checking CVs. These are practices to.
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Candidates from hell

candidates-from-hellEvery recruiter has one. The ‘I can’t believe they said that, can’t believe they did that’ litany of candidates from hell. In retrospect, such tales are often amusing, but such incidents also happen to be time-wasting and heart-sinking. That quality resume´ seemed worth asking a candidate in for an interview but face-to-face, they let themselves – and you – down. Yet.
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5 tips for healthy client relationships

clientsBuilding good relationships with clients is part-and-parcel of business success. Customer loyalty from those who were satisfied with a good service in the past is cheaper and less time-consuming than forever having to seek out new recruitment leads. And these regular clients should never be taken for granted.  They certainly represent a solid foundation on which to build, and by.
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