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Posted on: Tue, 30/09/2014 - 12:00
Your Author Andrew Dixon, experienced recruitment professional  

Andrew has over 20 years of resourcing and recruitment experience. Having spent 13 years in recruitment consultancy, he now uses his significant internal recruitment experience to provide a unique...

Posted on: Wed, 10/04/2013 - 11:39

Most of the recruitment consultants I work with believe that they are on top of their leads – I am sure you are the same yourself. What I have noticed though is that this is not always the case. The majority of recruiters who are responsible for developing their own pipeline of business...

Posted on: Fri, 01/03/2013 - 10:18

The UK recruitment market is a mature, competitive landscape. The focus of most recruitment businesses is on developing market share. Once you have been given an opportunity to work with a client (new or longstanding relationship) the goal has to be to fill the vacancy. Both you and I recognise...

Posted on: Tue, 24/07/2012 - 11:26

This is only going to be a short post. Last year I wrote an article on the ZEN blog called How to Secure More Interviews Per Job which explained the importance of presenting your candidates to the clients instead of just firing over CVs.

I quickly wanted to show you how securing just...

Posted on: Wed, 18/07/2012 - 12:04

An Ofcom report out yesterday (18th July 2012) shows that texting has now overtaken talking as a means of communication in the UK.

James Thickett, Ofcoms director of research, said “Talking face to face or on the phone are no longer the most common ways for us to interact with each other...

Posted on: Wed, 13/06/2012 - 09:24

A lot of the clients whom I work with are dissatisfied with their web presence. Quite a lot of them have pretty websites but very few seem to have a real measure of what their website does for them. I have recently completed a couple of SEO audits from clients to help them perform better. I...

Posted on: Fri, 30/03/2012 - 12:17

Headhunting has been on my mind a lot recently. It may even have been on yours. Looking at the recruitment market (national and international) the need to engage top quality candidates is paramount. The majority of my clients are developing good relationships with clients and generating high...

Put those old business cards to use

Posted on: Wed, 07/03/2012 - 10:15

For those of you who have attended our online recruitment training workshop called Effective Resourcing you will already know the power of using Jigsaw to obtain the direct contact details of potential candidates. However, as the success of a site such as Jigsaw lies in its user base we...

Posted on: Fri, 03/02/2012 - 09:45

I am sure that some of you are aware of our #ZENTips hashtag on Twitter. All our tweets with this hashtag contain a tip for agency recruiters to get more out of their business. One of those tips has caused a lot of people to message me to find out more.

The tip?

“Build a...

Posted on: Thu, 19/01/2012 - 09:38

I have been talking to recruiters in training recently about client generation techniques. Over the last few years there has been a steady rise in the use of social media although many of the recruitment businesses in the UK (and beyond) seems to be failing to get to grips with using it...

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