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Posts by Paul Hamilton

Don't Roll The Dice With Your Career

We are a proactive Recruitment company. We don’t use Seek or any other job boards to attract Candidates. We Headhunt all day every day. I find one of the best times to approach Candidates is three or four months into their tenure because so many new starters are promised the earth during the interview process…

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IT ONLY TAKES 7 SECONDS TO FORM A FIRST IMPRESSION

I am absolutely staggered by the number of experienced Recruitment Consultants who come to me looking for a new job who have put no time and effort into their LinkedIn Profile. The first thing my clients will do when I speak to them is type your name into LinkedIn Search before even asking for your…

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Finance & Accounting Recruitment Consultant WARM DESK

Position: Finance & Accounting Recruitment Consultant (WARM DESK) Location: Melbourne CBD Remuneration: Up to $80,000 starting salary + super + uncapped commission structure We currently have an exciting opportunity available in an exemplar specialist Boutique Agency that is very-well positioned in it’s market sector and has on offer a fantastic working culture and strong, team-oriented culture.…

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Recruitment Consultant – Engineering / Technical

Are you an experienced Engineering Recruitment Consultant? – Leading global provider of Recruitment and HR services; – Melbourne CBD location; – Positive work culture, successful team. Our client is one of the world’s leading specialist recruitment agencies with a strong presence in Melbourne’s Engineering market. This truly global business offers great training, career progression and…

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A FISH ROTS FROM THE HEAD DOWN!

I listened with interest last week as FIFA’s President, Sepp Blatter, refused to take any responsibility for FIFA delegates being arrested on corruption charges. He was then re-elected President unopposed for another term when the only other candidate withdrew his application. Just to top it off, they are saying Australia can expect retribution from FIFA…

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Can You Believe It?

There is an old saying that goes along the lines of “If it sounds too good to be true – it usually is”.

Here at Hamilton Professional, I recruit Recruitment Consultants and it never fails to astound me how many Recruitment companies simply mislead potential new Consultants.

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6 PRINCIPLES OF INFLUENCING CLIENTS & CANDIDATES

Last week I listened to a podcast by Dale Beaumont from Business Blueprint in which he interviewed Tony Gattari from Achievers Group. Tony spoke about his six principles of influence, the importance of emotional intelligence, the ability to persuade people and what the difference was between influence and manipulation. All the principles apply DIRECTLY to…

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JOB RICH – CANDIDATE POOR?

HOW TO ATTRACT TOP TALENT TO YOUR JOB POSTING  I was talking to an Exec. Accounting Recruitment Consultant today, whom I admire greatly, and we were comparing notes on the fact that we are both job rich and candidate poor. It led me to do some research and I came across LinkedIn’s “Talent Trends 2014”…

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MAKE MORE SALES

IT’S NOT ABOUT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IT’S ABOUT RELATIONSHIP DEVELOPMENT Too often when I am meeting my clients in the Recruitment industry they are talking about a Key Performance Indicator being the number of cold calls their Consultants have to make. Well, guess what, the world has changed. This doesn’t work anymore. People are tired of…

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PERSONAL BRANDING

In my job of recruiting Recruitment Consultants for some of Australia and Asia Pac’s best Recruitment Companies, I am fortunate to come into contact with some of the best Consultants going around. What makes these Consultants so successful is not just their drive and determination or the agency they work for, but also their “Personal…

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