Diary of a recruitment entrepreneur
July 2, 2020
Macstaff are delighted to announce a new partnership with didi rugby and MD Anthony McCormack has known their founder and CEO all of his life...quite literally.
June 25, 2020
A day in the life of a global recruiter is challenging, varied and fast-paced. And dealing with so many time zones keeps Anthony McCormack on his toes.
June 17, 2020
Macstaff MD Anthony McCormack finds response rates to job applications are going sky high as the UK's furlough scheme starts to wind down
May 27, 2020
With COVID-19 having a huge effect on the recruitment industry, Macstaff and Mosaic have invested in a new interview software that makes the 'remote' online interview a whole lot easier for both clients and candidates alike.
April 20, 2020
As the UK looks tentatively towards an end to coronavirus lockdown, Anthony McCormack says there are some big questions facing a construction industry which has clear and obvious problems enforcing social distancing. Careful and informed decisions are now needed.
April 9, 2020
Macstaff MD Anthony McCormack says he is delighted to be recognised by his peers and win TEAM Member of the Year for being 'nice to do business with'
April 1, 2020
Macstaff is proud to announce a working partnership with the Trauma Recovery Centre (TRC), its first charity support work. Macstaff MD Anthony McCormack explains why the venue is close to his heart.
March 24, 2020
Macstaff MD urges the recruitment industry to be kind, compassionate and show empathy during the COVID-19 crisis but says 'let's be courageous and face adversity head on'
March 4, 2020
Macstaff MD Anthony McCormack explains why a stagnant UK economy has inspired him to come up with some new products to boost the recruitment industry.
January 7, 2020
It's a new year, so Macstaff MD Anthony McCormack is seeking a new challenge and going back to school to study for an MBA
December 21, 2019
A visit from three ghosts on the nght before Christmas gives MD Anthony McCormack food for thought about an exciting future for Macstaff recruitment.
November 27, 2019
In the second part of our 'recession-ready' blog series, MD Anthony McCormack gives a series of tips to help employers find their way through stormy seas.
November 14, 2019
Whisper it gently but there is likely to be a recession just around the corner. Macstaff MD Anthony McCormack offers a reassuring pep-talk of what's needed to batten down the hatches and get through it successfully.
October 14, 2019
We are launching our #MacstaffRepresents hashtag in a bid to draw attention what makes Macstaff stand out from others in the recruitment industry.
August 30, 2019
Hiring members of the armed forces can bring so much to your business. Anthony McCormack believes it's hard to find such levels of tenacity and team work anywhere else.
August 14, 2019
The problem is that the fabled work/life balance is based on a false premise. They are not two separate vessels, work and life - there is just life - which you should enjoy. So why not get into some Met Walking? It's all the rage in the south west.
August 14, 2019
'Job search? job Done!' is a comprehensive success manual for anyone considering embarking on a job search who is serious about getting the right result. With the whole world changing as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, things have changed dramatically in the labour market. If you are suddenly looking for a new job, we hope this can help.
August 9, 2019
Whether you’re an entrepreneur, consultant or manager in a start-up, SME or corporate, you need to invest in yourself to invest in your business. And that includes thinking time on holiday. It's time to re-energise and re-fresh yourself this summer.
May 21, 2019
In Part 1 of this blog, Macstaff MD Anthony McCormack detailed 10 of the 21 big bad black marks that can tarnish an employer's ‘employer brand’ during the hiring process. In Part 2, here are numbers 11 to 21 and, like in the first part of this blog, suggestions for some easy fixes on all accounts.
May 17, 2019
With more jobs than candidates in the market at the time of writing, employers need to make the hiring process as smooth as possible to attract the people they want. So Anthony McCormack has listed the top 20 'complaints' about that process - and then held a mirror up to them to propose some obvious solutions. Here is the first 10 on either side.