Monthly Archives: July 2013

What happened to all the job applications?

Some blogs write themselves. For the blog writer this is the Holy Grail, the hole-in-one, the lottery win, the night out with Brad Pitt/Anneka Rice/Boris Johnson/the blond one from Girls Aloud (delete according to taste). On further reflection, this one … Continue reading

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Muirfield turns its back on equality and diversity. Death throes of a discredited belief in the status quo. About time too

It’s all gone quiet on the equality and diversity in recruitment front, ostensibly at least. The hottest of hot topics a few years ago has not gone away (that would be too optimistic) but it’s fair to say that it’s … Continue reading

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STEM women grads shun City careers, big salaries and jobs with fewer men to stay in the sector.

Someone I used to work with told me never to make assumptions. Good advice although the way he told me – assume and you make an ass of u and me – instantly removed him from my Christmas card list. … Continue reading

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Twilight of Social Media. Dying to see the back of it

Recruiters’ engagement with social media over the years. A short history. 1. The ‘Way back when’ period Recruiters’ knowledge of emerging social media practices: nil. By virtue of knowing 5% more than nothing, agencies persuade recruiters to spend thousands on … Continue reading

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