How a talent agency adds value: an example from ACCA

Karen Haynes writes: ACCA is the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Since they were founded in 1904, ACCA have expanded to over 1500 staff in 50+ countries. We’re proud to have worked as a recruitment partner to ACCA since 2010 and have placed 57 candidates during this time in specialist or senior roles. One of our… Read More

The positive approach to organisational continuity

  Anthony Haynes writes: Recently, we blogged — here and here –about the benefits of approaching continuity management positively, rather than seeing it just as guarding against risk.   Since, we’ve been giving some though to how to communicate our approach in writing. The problem here is that, in corporation communications, the anything in the… Read More

Behind the scenes in talent acquisition: the Tony Walsh interview

  Anthony Haynes writes: In 2013 we published an interview with Tony Walsh, who directs our talent management services. We thought it was high time for an update. Q. It’s six years since we last interviewed you about your work. How has the work changed in that time? In the recruitment and selection areas there’s been an… Read More

Behind the scenes in talent acquisition: the Phil Wolfenden interview

Anthony Haynes writes: In 2013 we published an interview with one of our resourcers, Phil Wolfenden. We thought it was high time for an update. Q. It’s six years since we last interviewed you about your work. How has the work changed in that time? The essentials of the role have changed little since we… Read More

How can a talent agency complement in-house recruiters?

Anthony Haynes writes: If one of your HR team’s responsibilities is recruitment, there’s no point in using a talent agency – right? I interviewed Fiona Wilson, Managing Director of FJWTS, on this topic: One question that often arises is, how can talent agencies add value to recruitment? Shouldn’t organisations just do their own recruitment? There… Read More