R.I.P Recruitment v.2.0

I have had some really interesting conversations on Twitter recently, many on the future of recruitment. One particular conversation with fellow twitterers @mervyndinnen and @billboorman was followed up by a post from Bill on his Recruitingunblog entitled R.I.P Recruitment, encouraging recruiters not to give up on their industry and insisting its not dead. Of course…

The end of the road for Search..?

[tweetmeme]You may have seen the recent post entitled How free social media beat the recruitment consultants to death It seems to have caused much hysteria in certain circles and whilst it is still a bit premature to hail the death of the recruitment consultant (again!) it does serve as an indication of the power of…

Passive is the new Active

When I first dipped a toe into the world of recruitment the term ‘Passive’ when referring to candidates didn’t really exist.  Back then they were known as ‘innactive’ candidates and only really of interest to Search firms like the one I was with at the time.  Paid to dig around and not rely on advertising,…