You have decided it is time to think about getting a new job. Preparing well will give you the best chance of landing the role you are looking for. So watch these videos with Macstaff MD Anthony McCormack, to put yourself in the best possible position.
In the post-Brexit landscape, MD Anthony McCormack says to job candidates: Why limit your employment options to the UK or the EU when Britain is moving towards working collaboratively with the rest of the world?
Are you worth more than what you are getting paid? Finding the answer to that question is a tough ask. Anthony McCormack gives some ideas as the best way to go about finding the answer and crucially, how to keep salary issues in perspective while doing so.
My confession is that I had initially written off the idea of writing/publishing this journal of myself and my 2016 start-up recruitment company Macstaff at the 6-month mark. Pt 1 covering launch had covered the leap of faith of resigning my corporate agency job which was adrenaline fuelled. Pt 2 covered the initial flush of success from first job, first placement, first client payment etc. which was celebratory. Pt 3 looked like it had the potential to cover the daily grind, regular ups and downs and some set-backs which didn’t sound particularly noteworthy; HOWEVER maybe that’s why it NEEDS writing so here goes! […]
In Diary of a Recruitment Entrepreneur Part 1 I had described the launch of Macstaff as a leap of faith and the fulfilment of a dream I had held over my 15+ year recruitment career to date. The motivation was to offer first class representation in Construction & Property recruitment on an individual basis, and to regain back some work life balance while I was at it! I had covered the finality of walking away from my recruitment agency career, dreading the resignation, and having a nagging fear of failure. However these doubts have been forced into submission by a […]
I am Macstaff founding consultant and Managing Director, Anthony McCormack. This is something I have been getting used to the sound of, just this last week, since waving goodbye to my PLC agency career and taking the plunge as a ‘recruitment entrepreneur’. I have learned a lot through 15+ years’ experience in the recruitment industry. I have witnessed much industry change in this time and a variety of different styles and standards in my industry peer group. Some may say the good, the bad and the ugly! My conviction had been deepening that I could make it on my own […]