JNE Recruitment Academy Blog

Hello phone, my old friend | 16 September, 2015

Office worker trying to answer multiple phones

It’s a funny recruitment world we live in these days. Funny, in that so many new consultants (and to be fair the managers who teach them) have grown up in a world dominated by email, and on-line recruitment systems. Gone are the niceties of speaking with people. Gone is the ability to influence and sell.

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Picking up the phone with confidence – Stop cold calling and start introducing yourself | 19 November, 2014


We all use phones all day long, we speak with clients, we talk to friends and loved ones, we call colleagues and suppliers. We are more than happy to speak with people we know, but when it comes to calling someone we don’t know, even the most hardened sales-people can go weak at the knees.

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The Top Secrets of Great Recruitment Managers | 11 November, 2014

Top Secret

It’s such a common story. You get great at your day job, and start become one of the company’s rising stars. You bill at very high levels compared with your colleagues and people begin to talk about you. You are a high flyer, a top performer, one to watch. Then one day your ambitions become

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An Insider’s Guide to Writing a Great CV (Résumé) | 05 June, 2014

hire me

With the recruitment market getting busier and busier, there are increasingly more opportunities available to look at for that fantastic career move. And, as the market heats up, so too does the level of competition for each role. Recruiters and hiring managers can receive literally hundreds of applications for a role. In reality this means

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Finding candidates using social media – the best keep secret on the internet and it’s free! | 13 May, 2014

Social media buttons

Do you X-ray? No? What’s X-ray? Have I lost you already? Okay then, let me start at the beginning..… When we search the internet for information, most of us open up a search engine in our browser – in fact, most of us open up the world’s No.1 search engine – Google. If we don’t

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