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How Jobsite won the F.A.Cup

Every sporting team, at every level from local under 9’s to top of the premiership have a company name across the front of their shirt. I’ve done it myself for a local rugby team when I ran a local recruitment business. I’ve also been a Director of a business that sponsored Huddersfield Town and was […]

The war for other peoples talent

One of my biggest concerns for job seekers around the world is the gap that is opening up between the unemployed and the minimum requirements that surround the jobs that are about. The general global trend seems to be for rising open vacancies, that’s great news. The bad news is that the level of unemployment […]

My Chicago learning, #HRevolution

I’ve just got back from #HRevolution in Chicago,  following more #ashcloud chaos. Seems it is never going to end. I met quite a few really interesting people and renewed some friendships of old, which is really what I went for. On leaving, I didn’t think I had learnt a massive ammount, having attended a few […]

#HR Evolution – Be careful what you wish for

In an hour, volcanoes permitting, I’m flying to Chicago. On Saturday I will be leading a track at #HREvolution covering the relationship between HR and Recruiters, as well as some other issues that have come out of #tru events. I’m sure the conversation will be enlightening. I’m hoping to provoke a bit of emotion and […]

The 4 most important tools in social recruiting

I get a lot of posts in to my google reader, networked blogs on facebook and many thousands more through my twitter stream, that educate me on social recruiting and the latest must have applications. Be they mobile, twitter clients, you tube channels, lot’s of new toys I just can’t live without. I read even […]

#HREvolution, not Revolution

Next week I am going to Chicago to keep a promise I made some time ago to a good friend, Trish McFarlane, to lead a track at #HREvolution. I’m really looking forward to this event for quite a few reasons, not least because I don’t have to worry about the coffee. It’s not a #tru […]