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Meet Ellis Rouch

Meet Ellis Rouch

Recruiter Guest Post Tell me a bit about you and the industry you currently recruit for? I’m a senior recruitment consultant at TEC Group with over 5 years experience. I specialise in Life sciences recruitment; it is a field that depends on innovation, excellence and the highest standards. From drug development, trial to commercial deployment, there are no mistakes in a field that is leant-upon by whole populations. Therefore the standard of the very best professionals is second to no…

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Meet Daniel Tee

Meet Daniel Tee

Recruiter Guest Post   Tell me a bit about you and the industry you currently recruit for? I’m a consultant with Robert Walters in the Melbourne Office (Australia). I recruit in the Accounting & Finance space with a Financial Services focus. I’ve been in the role for nearly a year and a half and prior to that was on the other side of the fence as a Banker. Why did you choose to work within the Recruitment Industry? Like everyone…

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Are you maximising the networking events you attend?

Are you maximising the networking events you attend?

Networking Events Networking is something that I know I can do better at. However I have learnt a few things along the way which have helped me maximise networking events. Don’t go to the event blind …. What do I mean? Before attending a networking event try and find out who is going. Leverage your own network, ask people, ask the networking event organisers for a list of attendees. Do anything you can to try and find out who is…

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Meet Jon Rosser

Meet Jon Rosser

Recruiter Guest Post   Tell me a bit about you and the industry you currently recruit for? I’ve been recruiting for over 12 years. The last 9+ have been with Platinum Recruiting, a boutique executive search firm in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prior to Platinum Recruiting, I spent 3 years with Robert Half. Before stumbling into recruiting, I spent 3 years in corporate accounting with Johnson & Johnson. I went to Indiana University with degrees in Accounting & Finance. Most of my…

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Should you try and build a personal brand as a Recruiter?

Should you try and build a personal brand as a Recruiter?

Personal Brand   I think you have nothing to lose by intentionally trying to build a personal brand. Over the past 6-12 months I have been trying to put more time and effort into my own personal brand. I think that it only has upside and more Recruiters should seriously consider taking some action with it! HOWEVER I know as Recruiters deep down we’re all sales hungry professionals. So the immediate questions is ‘WELL HOW IS IT GOING TO MAKE…

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Meet Alicia Araujo

Meet Alicia Araujo

Recruiter Guest Post   Tell me a bit about you and the industry you currently recruit for? I recruit for the scientific and medical industry. Which includes scientific research positions, physicians, nurses, scientific directors in addition to operations staff. I’ve been at my company for two years; previously I worked for a staffing/recruiting firm for 11 years.​ ​ Why did you choose to work within the Recruitment Industry? Honestly, recruiting fell into my lap. I knew nothing about it when…

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Meet Dualta Doherty

Meet Dualta Doherty

Recruiter Guest Post   Tell me a bit about you and the industry you currently recruit for? I have been working in Recruitment now for over 7 years. 4 in Tech Recruitment and over 3 in Rec2Rec. I started out at Robert Walters in Perth WA and did that for 3 years. Then I set up a resume writing business with my wife Charlotte and travelled. We worked across south east Asia and central America before moving to Calgary in…

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Meet Scott Saunders!

Meet Scott Saunders!

Recruiter Guest Post   Tell me a bit about you and the industry you currently recruit for? I am the senior recruitment consultant at Rugby Recruitment where I have been for almost 10 years now recruiting for industrial, logistics and manufacturing roles across temp, temp 2 perm and straight perm. I have reached a point where I don’t consider my job to be “work” or my colleagues to be just colleagues. I get paid to be with people I see…

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2 years in Recruitment, what have I learnt? A LOT!

2 years in Recruitment, what have I learnt? A LOT!

24 months in Recruitment   Wow, where to start …. It’s safe to say that these two years haven’t been easy!! What have I learnt in the 2 years that I have been in Recruitment? A few key learnings which I definitely wanted to share …. PATIENCE + HARD WORK – I have had to have both of these! When you work hard every single day and feel like you’re not getting anywhere its very easy to dwell on ‘why…

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Meet Shayne Wilson

Meet Shayne Wilson

Recruiter Guest Post   Tell me a bit about you and the industry you currently recruit for? I recruit within Rec2Rec.  I was Head of talent for a Digital, Marketing and HR business called Adam for over 3.5yrs.  In the last year of working with Adam I interviewed 186 – 120odd I found directly myself. Needless to say there were a number of good people that weren’t right for Adam. But also that Adam wasn’t right for either.So we set…

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