Diary of a recruitment entrepreneur
October 20, 2020
Recent figures show there are 1.2 millions jobs currently available in the UK. But that surprising number certainly does not tell the full story.
October 13, 2020
September 24, 2020
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?
September 24, 2020
Macstaff are now able to leverage the power of NPA's global network to source candidates on a global scale, to fill positions in the UK and around the world.
September 2, 2020
Macstaff has received praise for its social media output from Firefish Software's ‘Six recruitment agencies that do Twitter right’.
August 18, 2020
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.
August 12, 2020
The trauma of the COVID-19 pandemic may well have forced people to concentrate short-term but Anthony McCormack argues that working on a long-term plan is still extremely important.
July 21, 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is hoping the country can build its way out of an impending recession. Anthony McCormack looks at the economic and political policies that could make that happen...or not.
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 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.