Hiring for an InsurTech (*is tough)

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)

The Recruiter’s ‘Portfolio’

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 Basic Salary Question

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

Reject me, just don’t ignore me!

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!