Demand Management : The STING

This strategy works for fighting procrastination. Often we put something off, or undertake an activity lesser importance because deep down, we want to avoid the most important one. This principle is called the sting method. The concept of this is to take away the sting in tasks we tend to…

Harder Better Faster More Productive

Recruiters belong in the circus. And no, not as the clowns (unless it’s half past knock-off time Friday arvo). We’re the tightrope walkers: balancing quality, quantity and urgency whilst juggling business development in order to please a varied and demanding audience. To master the craft, we need to develop high…

What Microsoft plans to do with LinkedIn

Last week Microsoft agreed to fork out seriously big bucks for LinkedIn. A $26 billion mistake? Or Microsoft World Domination Here We Come? Regardless of the outcome for Microsoft, you can’t help but wonder how this acquisition might affect your job as a recruiter. During their presentation to investors, Microsoft…

10 Habits of Highly Effective Temp Consultants

  10 Habits of Highly Effective Temp Consultants             Here are the 10 habits shared by the most effective recruiters running a labour hire, temp or contract desk.   1. Keep everything organisedSuccessful temp consultants keep their minds and their desks incredibly well organised. They…