Hi there! So Recruitment Dad directed you this way? As you may have seen Recruitment Dad has stepped out of the anonymous shroud and has revealed his identity.
I am Recruitment Dad, or should that be I was?! Anyway, I am Jeremy Snell. I started blogging as Recruitment Dad whilst I was in full time employment as a trainer in one of the larger recruitment businesses in the world. At the time, sharing my opinions and experience was easier to do without revealing who I was. In reality, I don’t suppose it was that much of a secret. I found the experience of blogging highly rewarding and developed a very loyal readership and had fun on Twitter with lots of interesting people.
Then it went quiet on the blog and crazy at work. I quit my job. A job I loved doing in a business that had looked after me. It sounds crazy in the midst of a recession but I had decided that timing was right in myself to start my own business. With that I embarked on building my own training business focused on the industry I had worked in for 17 years. The recruitment industry. As I am sure you can understand, starting a business was an 18 hour a day job for the first year. I am delighted with the decision I made, despite any fears of the unknown, it has been, and continues to be, a great experience. I have now established the infrastructure and client pipeline that means I can now return to blogging. With such a gap since being the Recruitment Dad I will now be blogging as Jeremy Snell on my own website.
One thing is certain – The message and sentiment will still be exactly the same as when I was Recruitment Dad. Solid advice and opinion (at times) on how to improve as a recruiter and I will also be standing up for the agency recruiter! Everyone is giving recruitment consultants a damn good shoeing on the internet – Linkedin Discussions, Twitter and Blogs. Some of it well deserved in some corners of the industry.
As ever – if you wish to comment, tweet or share the articles then I would be delighted. If you have areas you would like to discuss or subjects to cover then drop me an email.
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