5 Reasons you should fire your Recruiter. I 100% believe that a major factor in your business outperforming your competition, and you becoming a success, is the people you hire to bring your operation alive. As it happens, if you ask any CEO, they will undoubtedly mention ‘recruitment’ as one of their key factors for future achievements. Undoubtedly, how you hire for your business is vital and directly corresponds with where your business will be in the future. Check out our 11 Blog Posts about how to set up the perfect Talent Acquisition Strategy: As a consequence, regardless of how you recruit, with external partners or internally, or even both, the

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5 Reasons you should fire your Recruiter. I 100% believe that a major factor in your business outperforming your competition, and you becoming a success, is the people you hire to bring your operation alive. As it happens, if you ask any CEO, they will undoubtedly mention ‘recruitment’ as one of their key factors for future achievements. Undoubtedly, how you hire for your business is vital and directly corresponds with where your business will be in the future. Check out our 11 Blog Posts about how to set up the perfect Talent Acquisition Strategy: As a consequence, regardless of how you recruit, with external partners or internally, or even both, the

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I have recently hit my 9-month mark as a Recruiter – it’s been a rollercoaster journey so far with plenty of ups and downs which I’ve thoroughly enjoyed. I thought when I started that it would be an easy sales job, being from a sales background I thought I would take to it like a duck to water: Get the role Find the perfect candidate who is actively searching for that exact role Place that candidate Profit Sadly, this is not the case…… Some factors that I’ve realized are major players in this game during my short time in recruitment so far: The Human Factor – The biggest factor overall. So many

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I have recently hit my 9-month mark as a Recruiter – it’s been a rollercoaster journey so far with plenty of ups and downs which I’ve thoroughly enjoyed. I thought when I started that it would be an easy sales job, being from a sales background I thought I would take to it like a duck to water: Get the role Find the perfect candidate who is actively searching for that exact role Place that candidate Profit Sadly, this is not the case…… Some factors that I’ve realized are major players in this game during my short time in recruitment so far: The Human Factor – The biggest factor overall. So many

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Encase you hadn’t heard, Malta is thriving and fast becoming the foremost digital hub in the Med. With a recent economic history, built on Online Gaming and Finance, their relatively liberal corporate tax regime is attracting businesses from other areas, including Digital Advertising, Platform Development and Fintech. But what are the 5 reasons you should consider Malta as your next location on your career path? 1.  The majority of businesses are ‘tech savvy’. If you are involved in ‘tech’, whether you be an Engineer or a Sales professional, the businesses coming to Malta are generally at the cutting edge of their specific industries. As a consequence, over the last decade, the

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Encase you hadn’t heard, Malta is thriving and fast becoming the foremost digital hub in the Med. With a recent economic history, built on Online Gaming and Finance, their relatively liberal corporate tax regime is attracting businesses from other areas, including Digital Advertising, Platform Development and Fintech. But what are the 5 reasons you should consider Malta as your next location on your career path? 1.  The majority of businesses are ‘tech savvy’. If you are involved in ‘tech’, whether you be an Engineer or a Sales professional, the businesses coming to Malta are generally at the cutting edge of their specific industries. As a consequence, over the last decade, the

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Ricky Ruddock, Red Executive’s Head of Business Development, shares what made him choose this profession, why he loves it and what it takes to be successful. Q: How long have you worked in Recruiting? I’ve been a Recruiter for 15 years but during that time I have worked in many different areas like corporate, betting and now technology. Q: How did you get into Recruiting? I had just graduated University and I was offered a job in London to work for the rail network but I wasn’t ready to leave Scotland. So, I passed on the opportunity and was looking for a job. One day I saw an ad for a

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Ricky Ruddock, Red Executive’s Head of Business Development, shares what made him choose this profession, why he loves it and what it takes to be successful. Q: How long have you worked in Recruiting? I’ve been a Recruiter for 15 years but during that time I have worked in many different areas like corporate, betting and now technology. Q: How did you get into Recruiting? I had just graduated University and I was offered a job in London to work for the rail network but I wasn’t ready to leave Scotland. So, I passed on the opportunity and was looking for a job. One day I saw an ad for a

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It was time for a change. I wanted a new environment, new adventures and a new career. I was over the cold and damp winters of Ireland and craved 300 days of sunshine a year. So I decided to move, it was time to take my Irish charm international. I made the decision to relocate to Malta. Since arriving, there have been many challenges and rewarding experiences. I wanted to share my top 5 tips for relocating to a new country and how to make the most of your new home. 1. Have any doubts? Take the leap Your hometown isn’t going anywhere. Your friends and family will be there waiting

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It was time for a change. I wanted a new environment, new adventures and a new career. I was over the cold and damp winters of Ireland and craved 300 days of sunshine a year. So I decided to move, it was time to take my Irish charm international. I made the decision to relocate to Malta. Since arriving, there have been many challenges and rewarding experiences. I wanted to share my top 5 tips for relocating to a new country and how to make the most of your new home. 1. Have any doubts? Take the leap Your hometown isn’t going anywhere. Your friends and family will be there waiting

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Candidate engagement is a ‘hot topic.’ It is difficult for a Recruiter to stand out in today’s Candidate-driven market. At Red Executive, we spend a great deal of time discussing ways to improve how we approach potential Candidates, particularly on the tech-focused side of our business. Personalization is always something we are trying to achieve, and the likes of Github and Stack Overflow makes it a little easier, as it provides us with both professional and personal information about the Candidate. I was keen to share the best piece of ‘attempted’ engagement I have seen in a long time and highlight how our consultant, Bjorn Josephson, managed to stand out, as

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Candidate engagement is a ‘hot topic.’ It is difficult for a Recruiter to stand out in today’s Candidate-driven market. At Red Executive, we spend a great deal of time discussing ways to improve how we approach potential Candidates, particularly on the tech-focused side of our business. Personalization is always something we are trying to achieve, and the likes of Github and Stack Overflow makes it a little easier, as it provides us with both professional and personal information about the Candidate. I was keen to share the best piece of ‘attempted’ engagement I have seen in a long time and highlight how our consultant, Bjorn Josephson, managed to stand out, as

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In honour of Valentine’s Day, we asked the Red Executive team to share what they love most about the Digital Industry and Recruiting. Here is what they said: Martin Collins, Founder & MD I love the ‘dynamic’ of any recruitment process. Often you hear people complain their job involves the same element of work over and over. However, given we are working with people the ‘dynamic’ constantly changes. I’ve been in the industry for 16 years and I have yet to experience two processes that have followed the same path. Processes are like snowflakes, two are never identical. That’s what makes my job so interesting and engaging. Connect with Martin on

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In honour of Valentine’s Day, we asked the Red Executive team to share what they love most about the Digital Industry and Recruiting. Here is what they said: Martin Collins, Founder & MD I love the ‘dynamic’ of any recruitment process. Often you hear people complain their job involves the same element of work over and over. However, given we are working with people the ‘dynamic’ constantly changes. I’ve been in the industry for 16 years and I have yet to experience two processes that have followed the same path. Processes are like snowflakes, two are never identical. That’s what makes my job so interesting and engaging. Connect with Martin on

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Nicola has been a Recruiter at Red Executive for 3 and a half years. She shares what made her join, what she loves about it and what it takes to be great at your job. What was your background before joining Red Executive? I began my Recruiting career in the Investment Banking Industry, then moved onto a role that dealt with international sales. I realised I loved working in an international market and wanted to find a role where this was the focus. What made you join Red Executive as a Recruiter? There were three main elements that drew my interest to Red Executive: I had an interest in digital advertising,

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Nicola has been a Recruiter at Red Executive for 3 and a half years. She shares what made her join, what she loves about it and what it takes to be great at your job. What was your background before joining Red Executive? I began my Recruiting career in the Investment Banking Industry, then moved onto a role that dealt with international sales. I realised I loved working in an international market and wanted to find a role where this was the focus. What made you join Red Executive as a Recruiter? There were three main elements that drew my interest to Red Executive: I had an interest in digital advertising,

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We conducted an internal survey with the Red Executive team so you can get to know us better. We asked: What is considered the most important skill for Recruiters to possess? Do you prefer Star Trek or Star Wars? How many years Recruiting experience do you have? Are you a pet owner? When was your first placement? And more! We took the data and created an infographic to share with you. Check out what the Red Executive team said:   To connect or learn about the Red Executive Team members: Martin Collins, Founder and MD Ricky Ruddock, Head of Business Development Julian Cassar, IT Recruitment Team Lead Rosalind McCabe, Office Manager Bjorn

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We conducted an internal survey with the Red Executive team so you can get to know us better. We asked: What is considered the most important skill for Recruiters to possess? Do you prefer Star Trek or Star Wars? How many years Recruiting experience do you have? Are you a pet owner? When was your first placement? And more! We took the data and created an infographic to share with you. Check out what the Red Executive team said:   To connect or learn about the Red Executive Team members: Martin Collins, Founder and MD Ricky Ruddock, Head of Business Development Julian Cassar, IT Recruitment Team Lead Rosalind McCabe, Office Manager Bjorn

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Since the Brexit vote in June 2016, the future of international digital technology businesses in London is unknown, causing concern. Business Leaders are looking at the various scenarios that Brexit poses and trying to understand the outcome. Questions and concerns that weren’t an issue pre-Brexit, now need to be considered for successful expansion into Europe for international organizations. For example, if you open a business in London, will it simply be a short-term measure? Or will the changes in legislation and international political cooperation impact the ability of a London-based business to operate across EMEA? At this point, the exact issues and factors that could affect a business’s ability to expand

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Since the Brexit vote in June 2016, the future of international digital technology businesses in London is unknown, causing concern. Business Leaders are looking at the various scenarios that Brexit poses and trying to understand the outcome. Questions and concerns that weren’t an issue pre-Brexit, now need to be considered for successful expansion into Europe for international organizations. For example, if you open a business in London, will it simply be a short-term measure? Or will the changes in legislation and international political cooperation impact the ability of a London-based business to operate across EMEA? At this point, the exact issues and factors that could affect a business’s ability to expand

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