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So where are the 10 hottest job markets going to be in 2020?

The world of employment seems to be moving so fast at the moment, it is sometime hard to keep up. I think both Companies and Recruitment Organisations actually need a pair of crystal balls (so to speak!) to be able to keep up – one to help them understand what is happening in three months […]

Great talent isn’t necessarily the right talent – is it?

  There are some really good presentations out there, that use real life experiences to explain talent selection and talent management. There is no better than this brilliant video from Rasmus Ankersen told in a way we can all understand – a picture storyboard. I have now watched it a few times and I simply find myself […]

What’s the difference between a consultant, interim, contractor, fixed-term contractor & freelancer?

Right…… starter for ten – in the good old University Challenge style – can you describe how each of the headline 'roles' differs – a contractor, an interim, a consultant, a fixed-term contract and a freelancer? Word of warning: this is not as easy as you first think! Anyone in the recruitment space or anyone […]

How far will you go to find the right talent for your organisation?

  [Please note: this graphic is represents a journey through the stages, not a heirachical structure with the top being the pinnacle.] Just how far will you go to find the right talent for your organisation? Some client conversations over the last few weeks produces a consistent answer – not far enough.It seems that many […]

Generation Y – Who, What, How

Today, I delivered a presentation to a room full of HR and Recruitment Directors from the Hotel industry, for the hosts, Caterer.com . The subject was generation Y in the workplace – their characteristics and how to engage them as employees. The hotel and leisure industry has a very high level of gen Y employees, […]

Is this the ultimate talent acquisition strategy?

We all know the world of sports is a rule to itself when it comes to employment law and contracts. Today I want to ask your opinion on what I see as a very worrying trend at one Football Club, that is either unethical, unfair or just good business sense in the world of talent […]