Archive for 'February,2011'

Are you afraid of your own success?

Are you afraid of your own success?

Perhaps this is a question you have never had to ask yourself. However in the last few months it is one that I have asked quite a few people going through the career transition process. For [...]

When it comes to public speaking, preparation saves perspiration

When it comes to public speaking, preparation saves perspiration

In my leadership role at Firebrand, I often find I am called upon to speak publically to large groups of people. This I have done for many years, and after a bumbling start , I am [...]

The best recruitment outcome is always based on recruiter and client collaboration

The best recruitment outcome is always based on recruiter and client collaboration

Last week I was in London to visit the Firebrand team there, and I took the opportunity to meet the Global Talent Manager of a new client who had engaged us to assist their recruitment in [...]

Are we there yet? Is the hiring market finally taking off?

Are we there yet? Is the hiring market finally taking off?

Perhaps the most common question I get asked these days is whether the dark days of the recession are truly behind us and specifically, are employers hiring again? Well, I can certainly say that 2010 was [...]