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Our blog is designed to enable us to post our own content, principally in the form of news and resources, and to showcase other parties' quality content in the areas of talent acquisition, talent development, and career development. 

We're also open to publishing guest posts. If you'd like to propose a post, please email us (with 'FAO Anthony: guest post' in the subject line) to discuss the idea.

How employers fail to hire

Anthony Haynes writes: Working in talent acquisition gives us a box seat for watching hiring processes in action -- the good, the bad, and the ugly. That includes processes that result in failure to hire. After all, many employers come to talent acquisition agencies for help after they've unsuccessfully tried to manage the hiring process themselves. Some attempts to hire will prove unsuccessful in any market. But such outcomes are more common on the labour market of 2022, which is unusually...

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Networking: the how and the why

Anthony Haynes writes: On our Recruitment in the Modern World podacst, we've published another episode -- this time aimed at candidates/job hunters. In the episode, Sherah Beckley interviews me about networking. This episode provides practical guidance, discussing first the value of networking and then how it works and how to network effectively. The episode is available here.

We're hiring: vacancy for Resourcing Partner

Anthony Haynes writes: We're delighted to announce that in the period since the diminution of COVID-19 restrictions, we've returned to our growing ways. As a consequence, and as a sign of confidence in our model, we're expanding our staffing - so we now have a vacancy for a newly created role:  Resourcing Partner   We’re a talent company. The main service we provide is recruitment. Our clients comprise organisations for professionals: they include membership bodies,...

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