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Aggressive Recruitment in the Audit Arena

Although aggressive recruitment tactics have been around for some time now, the sheer intensity of this rather crude process seems to be sweeping the world of accountancy today. It appears that senior auditors are so in demand that the largest UK accounting firms are employing headhunting tactics that seem to have forgotten all about business ethics to say the least. …

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Fair Game for Headhunters???

The rush for skilled staff is very much evident but having experienced such a prolonged recession employers are struggling to locate experienced employees. The number of training roles in all sectors reduced considerably not only due to the obvious financial pressures but also as a result of schools being under increasing pressure  during the last decade to ensure their pupils …

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Avoiding a bun fight

My recent work with a client has seen me working alongside their HR team to recruit a number of new staff for their business. This position inside the business required me to “switch sides” and become the client for a number of recruitment agencies. A very interesting exercise it was too!  While some of the agencies I dealt with were knowledgeable and …