Wednesday, 21 November 2018 by Lawrence OShea
SSG have helped over 300 UK recruiters start their own recruitment business – so we’re in an ideal position to advise any recruiter about what is required to start up on their own. These are the 8 essential things you need to start your own recruitment business: Determination No one has ever achieved anything without
Whether you’re starting your first online marketing agency, or starting your first recruitment business; generally speaking, what will stop you from succeeding in the vain that you aspire to will not be the lack of knowledge you have, industry focus or command over the sector – but instead the professional and personal challenges that come
Never ever say anything negative or personal about one consultant to another – It will get back to them and the trust will be gone. For example, you may enter a conversation about a consultant who perhaps isn’t performing well this month, and they happen to mention that they have an attitude problem; walk away
Whether you’re an employee within a recruitment agency, thinking about becoming a business owner, or you’ve already made the exciting leap to recruitment entrepreneurship – you know the value of making the “right” hire in your team or your business. Although I don’t know you personally yet, I’m not naïve enough to think that if
Do you have a passion? Do you have something in your life that you are passionate about? Whether that be your job, your friends, your family, your piano – what’s your passion? It’s funny because over the last 13 years, as I’m sure you can imagine, SSG have been fortunate enough to speak to so
Some recruiters shape their whole career within a big corporation. Others will move to a smaller, more agile SME or eventually start their own venture. The vast majority of skills that recruiters develop from their experience can make them extremely valuable, whether it be running their own business or working for someone else but what
Indecisive clients can be a bit of a hassle, especially when you’re at the crucial offer stage and they appear to be faltering, causing unexpected delays and unnecessary anxiety not only for the recruiter but also for the candidate. Such hesitations can be for a flock of reasons, some understandable and some unforeseen. For the
Have you ever really wanted to do something, speak to someone or go somewhere and for some reason you didn’t. You know you wanted to, you felt committed and you felt assured that this was the “right” thing to do; and then for some reason or another, you ended up talking yourself out of it.
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 by Max Jones
Often, the journey to recruitment business ownership requires patience, focus and a realisation that you don’t just suddenly become “ready” to make the biggest leap of your professional career and start your own recruitment business. The transition from “thinking about”, to physically being “ready”, is slow burn business, often taking months, years or even decades
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 by Laura Mould
GDPR is due to come into force on 5th May 2018. It is already causing ripples with recruiters. There are a number of essential requirements to the new GDPR legislation, which is designed to safeguard personal data. Recruitment agencies will need to consider these when handling and processing personal information provided by their candidates and workers.