Gone are the days when employers held all the power. In fact, to think of recruitment in the context of power dynamics and Taylorist principles will likely lead the best talent to run straight to your competitor, and yet those two forces are still prevalent today in our industry. Given the second biggest issue identified
Matchmaker, matchmaker, make me a match. Find me a find, catch me a catch! Sound familiar? Apart from the fact that the line comes from the brilliant 1971 movie “Fiddler on the Roof”, where Topol is looking for a suitable husband for his daughter, matchmaking is really big business. Valentine’s Day generates around $19.6 billion
So, Christmas cheer is in the past, as is the hangover from New Year partying, and it’s back to the EventProf grind! Feeling passionate, excited, thrilled… or urrgghh? The New Year is a great time of year. For many of us it’s a time to throw out the old and start something new. But even
So…you want to work in Events? The events industry is a vibrant, dynamic and friendly industry to work in and there are many opportunities for growth and development working all over the globe on consumer and business events alike. Want to be part of a team? Not afraid of hard work? Enjoy trying new things?
Few things in life have a bigger impact on an individual and their family than landing a great job. The right recruiter can improve the experience of every candidate by matching their unique characteristics, motivation, skills and talents with the perfect role, educating them so that they feel comfortable and prepared for the rest of
The growing events talent business has made six new appointments in order to meet client demand for talent acquisition all over the globe. tfconnect MD, Trevor Foley, said “There is an increasing complexity and niche element to the projects we are handling for our clients on an international basis. We are actively working on roles
tfconnect might specialise in senior events roles but we also handle events sales vacancies for some of the world’s largest exhibition organisers and venues. While there is always a huge demand for great exhibitions salespeople – we’ve seen an influx of new sales roles this month as organisers gear up to tackle the year ahead. We took some time out with our Events Sales
Marketers are using more touch points than ever to stay in touch with their customers In September, Adobe completed an analysis of more than 1.3tn web pages across 10,000+ websites in Europe and North America. The results showed that we’re now living in a world where touch-points are constantly changing and marketers may need to
This young athlete will never forget the moment he let his ego get in the way of an easy win – and it makes for an excellent recruitment analogy! [Video below.] A University of Oregon runner recently made the headlines after making the fatal mistake of celebrating before he had actually crossed the finish line!
Chasing down your ideal job can be tiring – but rarely does it lead to physically hitting the streets for an eight-mile jog around the city. A man from San Francisco came up with a genius way to get the attention of a fitness-tracking app developer. Carefully planning his route, he used the app to track