InsurTech v FinTech InsurTech’s are all too often referred to in the same context as FinTech’s; as a broadly defined part of ‘financial services’, the Insurance industry is characterised as … Continue reading Hiring for an InsurTech (*is tough)
While the ATS war rages on, there is a new battleground slowly building momentum on the fringes of the talent acquisition eco-system focused on sourcing tools for technology talent.
And today’s guest is… When you’re invited to appear as a guest on The #SocialRecruiting Show — as a relative unknown — it’s very flattering. It helped me that I know one of the hosts, … Continue reading The #SocialRecruiting Show (Ep.115)
IDEA and REASON My thought process was pretty simple, “..why do it on Google Forms when I could create a ChatBot!” – that was back on Monday 19th November … Continue reading Bot Project - to Be or not to Be?
Making a Mental Note A recent Recruiter article highlighted an increase in the calls for the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to follow through on a manifesto promise to give mental … Continue reading Making a Mental Note
Over the last few weeks I’ve been searching for a new project and what I have encountered, rather surprisingly, is a lot of the norms that we as a recruitment industry, still seem to be holding onto dogmatically. The one recurring question is ‘can you send me a copy of your CV?’. What if there was a different option – what about the ‘Recruiter’s Portfolio’?
The ‘salary’ question Working agency-side for over 10-years, you get very used to asking the question – “..and what’s your current basic salary?” before moving onto the next phase of … Continue reading The Basic Salary Question
I recently received an invitation from a former colleague of mine to connect with him on a platform called Remote; the website states it will be “Connecting 2 million+ professionals … Continue reading Remote.com or Remote.con?
It’s Not You, It’s Someone Else… We’ve all been there…we’ve received the generic ‘Sorry, your application didn’t progress’ or ‘We offered the role to a more suitable candidate’; or even, … Continue reading Reject me, just don’t ignore me!
Digital Sinkhole LinkedIn is a constant stream of news, opinions, sales material and job adverts; we have no end of information at the touch of a ‘New Posts’ button. You … Continue reading Recruitment Marketing – ‘The Post’
Beginnings It started with the introduction to Artefact Cards (*kudos and thanks to Matt Ballantine*); a simple, pocket-sized-small canvas upon which I could imprint my many ideas, ‘nothings’ and doodles. … Continue reading Getting my doodle on!
In my pursuit of learning and trying all things tech that in the talent acquisition and recruitment market, I have encountered products and platforms on a range from MVP stage … Continue reading Hey Ho! C’mon Textio!
Into the unknown (or is it?)… After a career to date where I have always been a permanent employee, I’ve been presented with an opportunity to go freelancing. Why leave … Continue reading Joining the gig economy?