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)
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
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!
Suggestions for your searching strategy Asking a favour of friends I recently conducted a short survey by inviting friends from Facebook to complete a questionnaire entitled ‘How do you look … Continue reading Are you currently looking for a new career opportunity?