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WRITTEN REFERENCES – WHY DO YOU NEED THEM?

Let’s cut to the chase. You either have a sweet heart of a boss, or one that is too busy for anyone or anything. When you apply for a job, and your recruitment consultant urgently needs references from previous employers to market you to their client, you don’t want to waste time. Your potential dream […]

HOW DO RECRUITERS SEARCH FOR CANDIDATES?

So, how do recruiters search for their candidates? BASIC GUIDE: BOOLEAN STRING SEARCH Firstly, who was the brilliant person who came up with this search technique? Mr George Boole, a well renowned British Mathematician, whose work on logic helped lay the foundation for the digital revolution we all live within today, left us with the […]

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WHY DO WE HAVE AN ONLINE DATABASE?

A little lesson in how recruitment works:  Let me just debunk the myth that recruitment agencies sole purpose is to find a candidate a job, that is (most of the time) not the case. Recruitment agencies are called upon by a client that is looking to hire a new person, and they find the perfect […]