Author: Alex Moyle

Why you should say “no” to unrewarding sex

Imagine the situation; you are single and the person that you fancy comes up to you and says, “I am thinking of cheating on my partner. The sex is OK but I think I can do better.  Would you be interested?” You might jump at the chance and say “yes please”.  Then they would say “that’s great, but there is a catch.  I need you to go away and do your hair, buy some smarter clothes and lose some weight.  Oh, and by the way, I am also asking 4/5 other potential partners as well” Now what would you say?    The likelihood...

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Brexit: How To Be Positive With Your Clients

This time last week you were sitting at your desk thinking “has this really happened?” You were wondering how the decision to leave the EU was going to affect your client’s desire to hire. From the conversations I had last week the feeling seems to be that whilst some companies are putting things on hold, many others are proceeding with their plans (all be it with more caution). What is clear though is that the country as a whole could talk itself into a recession.  In the coming weeks, there will be no shortage of media outlets seeking to...

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It’s Time To Overcome Your Fear of Writing

Do you have a fear of writing that’s holding you back? I chose a career in recruitment for three reasons. First, I liked the straight forward nature of getting rewards for being successful. Second, I enjoy helping people get what they want.  Last I am a closet dyslexic, so I am good at listening and talking, but struggle with writing. I know there are many other recruiters who this fear of writing.  But today, the need to write well is just as important as the ability to listen and talk. Think about the number of emails, or adverts, you and your team send in a day or week.  Most leaders take for granted that everyone in their team can...

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Recruitment Leaders: Are You Feeding Your Team’s FOMO?

FOMO or Fear of Missing Out, is nothing new, but it has become more and more common as our use of social media has grown. According to Wikipedia “FOMO is a pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experiences from which one is absent” Those social media alerts on your phone are feeding your FOMO. The feeling on Saturday night that made you hop from one bar to another in the hope of finding more fun, is feeding your FOMO. But who is feeding your consultants’ Business Development FOMO? Fear of missing out is a powerful motivator for...

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