Blog - June 2022

  • Six Credibility Robbers That Recruiters Use

    Posted on Monday, June 20, 2022 by Alison Humphreys - Award winning NED and strategic advisorNo comments

    We all know recruitment is a competitive business. Winning business from clients is hard enough. But there are certain “habits” that are widespread – endemic, even- in the industry that are making it even harder. I’ve consulted with 14 “clients” (line managers and HR professionals who are targets for professional recruiters) and used my own insider knowledge to come up with my top six credibility ...

  • College drop-out?

    Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 by Alison Humphreys - Award winning NED and strategic advisorNo comments

    Have you tried applying for a job online recently? It’s a dispiriting mix of anonymous adverts – and yes, I think some of those jobs are fake – and automated responses. Almost no adverts invite candidates to speak to the consultant involved. And this is happening at a time of unprecedented shortages of skilled candidates. Of course we know why: click and send applications have swamped recruiters ...