Blog - May 2022

  • 6 Examples of Active Management in Recruitment

    Posted on Sunday, May 22, 2022 by Alison Humphreys - Award winning NED and strategic advisorNo comments

    Have you recently done a round of monthly 121s? Whatever you call them (personal development meetings, planning, review, action plan), the chances are you spent a large part of them reviewing activity and performance from a month that finished two weeks or more ago. And a lot of conversations go like this… Manager : So you put in x in billings. Well done. I’m concerned about your pipeline, ...

  • So, You “Just Fell Into Recruitment”, Did You?

    Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 by Alison Humphreys - Award winning NED and strategic advisorNo comments

    Talk to people round the industry and I guarantee that about half of them will use this phrase. Some even without thinking. When you consider what a recruiter’s job is about, there’s really no excuse. Every time a potential recruiter hears this, it highlights the idea that recruitment is not a career of choice. Worse, it makes you sound like a hapless drifter on the jobs market, with no clear ...