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07 Apr Do you REALLY care about Logistics??

I have lost count of the amount of logistics professionals I have met or interviewed over the years.  You are all very different with diverse backgrounds, personalities and experiences.  However, one common thread that you all tend to have in common is a declaration of...

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22 Feb Recruitment and the Blame Game

LinkedIn appears to have turned into a bit of a war zone of late.  Candidates airing frustrations over inadequate customer service from both hiring managers and recruiters, and recruiters berating unprofessional behaviour from candidates.  What then ensues in the comments is a slanging match between...

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20 Jan Has the Digital Age Killed Recruitment?

In the 15 years I have worked in recruitment I have seen the business landscape change beyond recognition.  When I first started, business development often involved the Yellow Pages and a phone.  The advent of the internet and social media has (thank goodness) completely changed...

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09 Dec KPI’s – The Scourge of Industry?

  Working in both supply chain and recruitment, KPI’s are a regular feature of my daily life. When interviewing candidates, I often ask for tangible KPI figures to back up their examples of achievement, and working in a sales driven environment, ask my consultants for certain KPI’s...

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21 Apr What Code do you live by?

I get married in 5 weeks time, and as most people approaching a big milestone in their lives, it has given me cause for self-reflection and a moment to pause and think about my life and everything that has led me to this very wonderful...

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13 Apr Would you want to work for you??

The traditional concept of recruitment is that there is a definite imbalance of power in favour of the hiring company. If you are a candidate you should feel grateful to be considered for an opportunity with the company and be flexible as to the wants and...

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