Career Advice? Befriend a Recruiter

Reid Hoffman - “Your network is the people who want to help you, and you want to help them, and that's really powerful” Recently I surprised a friend with a piece of career advice, “you should try and strengthen your recruiter network”. They said they had never heard that before. Recruiters are just those annoying … Continue reading Career Advice? Befriend a Recruiter

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A Short Story On Being In The Present

2017 is set to be the best year of my life. This month marks 2 years at Hudl for me, I was employee 221 and now we’re 600+ employees across 15 countries. I also got married in March (a few snaps here) and am currently buying my first house. Dreams are literally coming true. Humblebrags … Continue reading A Short Story On Being In The Present

14 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Career in Recruitment

I have a new post on the LinkedIn Talent Blog! It's a 3 minute read packed with GIF's (and lots of useful information), just let me know what you think. And while you’re on the article if you could click the ‘like’ and ‘share’ buttons I’d appreciate it as it helps me out. Thanks! https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/recruiting-humor-and-fun/2017/14-things-i-wish-i-knew-when-i-started-my-career-in-recruitment

The Worst Introduction From A Recruiter

Salvador Dali - “Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it” I’m a Recruiter and I’ve made a ton of mistakes throughout my career. One thing I learnt right at the start of my career is that most people dislike Recruiters. In fact, most people really think negatively of Recruiters and will quite … Continue reading The Worst Introduction From A Recruiter

Applying For Jobs? Avoid Doing This…

Mark Twain - “Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest” I’m a Recruiter which means I read a lot of job applications. And as the “New Year, New [Career/You/Life]” spam comes our way you may be thinking of sending out multiple applications (but before you even think of quitting … Continue reading Applying For Jobs? Avoid Doing This…

How To Pass An Interview…With Me

Thanks Leo, much appreciated. So, I’m often asked about how best to approach interviews (whether phone, video or in-person) and how to interview with Hudl. My general advice for interview preparation, on the whole, can be found online by sifting through interview advice articles, so I’d like to give some specific tips for interviews I … Continue reading How To Pass An Interview…With Me