Diary of a recruitment entrepreneur
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
Summer holidays are not what they used to be before the COVID-19 pandemic. But MD Anthony McCormack argues that they are more important than ever in re-freshing your soul, body, mind...and business goals.
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.
April 19, 2019
Macstaff’s approval as a corporate member of worldwide recruitment network, NPA, opens up a range of new benefits for employers looking to open up options in global recruitment, as MD Anthony McCormack explains.
April 19, 2019
Staff at one of Macstaff's key clients, Walsall-based Sertronics, explain the positive impact that MD Anthony McCormack has had on their business.
April 3, 2019
Macstaff's approval as a corporate member of worldwide recruitment network, NPA, now means the company can offer a unique service to job candidates who are looking to move from North America to Europe - and vice versa.
March 1, 2019
Macstaff MD Anthony McCormack explains why membership of recruiters' network TEAM has numerous benefits for both his company and the clients and candidates he deals with.
February 1, 2019
Macstaff was three years old in February 2019 and to celebrate, MD Anthony McCormack is offering a free third placement to new customers. Find out the full details of the offer and Anthony's reflections on the growth of the business in this blog.
March 1, 2018
February 1, 2018
Being interviewed on a telephone can be very different from being there in person. Anthony McCormack shares a series of tips to help you make the most of it
October 31, 2017
Everyone has at least a bit of 'pre-game nerves' before they start a new job. Here are 18 top tips to make sure those all-important first few days go as smoothly as possible.
September 30, 2017
Employees should always expect a counter-offer from a company they are about to leave if they are doing a good job. It shouldn't be a surprise. But it often is. Here is some advice to help you get past that counter offer and onto the job you are heading for.
September 1, 2017
Anthony McCormack helps you through one of life's most awkward moments - telling your boss you are leaving. Here are 12 steps to making sure you do it in the right way and why to resist telling him or her to stick their job where the sun don't shine!