Some thoughts on the Big Reference Dilemma

All job offers are made subject to a satisfactory reference.  So it goes without saying that providing referees who will give a satisfactory reference is vital.  But it is not always that straightforward.  What if the organisation you worked for…
Why you shouldn’t be on Linkedin

I joined LinkedIn years ago before anyone really knew what it was. Now I’m on it daily, as a recruiter it is a vital tool for researching, finding and connecting with potential clients and candidates. In addition, it’s possible to…
I really want to run a Charity

Oh how many times have I heard that?  My short answer is, “so do I and I probably stand a better chance!” But can we just all be realistic for a moment.  It’s simply not that straightforward, so before you…
an incentive experiment

As the cost of recruitment advertising continues to rise without the guarantee of attracting the right (or any) candidates, social media has to provide a potential alternative, but are we making it work for us? My good friend, Alistair Gleave…
Appreciate your Applicants

As a recruiter! I have always believed that everyone you meet is a potential client and charities probably have the same approach! Everyone you meet is a potential supporter, volunteer, donor or even beneficiary. This is particularly relevant when dealing…