Big ideas to “regulate recruitment!”

Almost everyone who is exposed to or involved in a job seeking or recruiting process in Australia or New Zealand laments about the problems with the current practices and the handling of candidates and clients.

The number of rookie and un-skilled Recruiting services increases every year and their practices exacerbate the bitterness at both ends of the table. Both clients and candidates are increasingly fed up with the system. Read more

Rookie Recruiters in Australia

When Your Recruiter is a “Rookie”

Yeah, the phone rings and it is an enthusiastic recruiter. Brilliant! I am enthused too and I am keen to hear what the caller has to offer, but as it turns out, my new contact has lots of question and no genuine job opportunity. And to make things worse, I realise pretty soon that my new recruiter is also a “rookie” because she asked some bizarre questions to prove that she knows her “people” stuff.  I am not kidding – these two questions gave it away:

  •  “If Germans were the tallest people in the world, how would you prove it?” and     “Does life fascinate you?”

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