The Horrors of Recruitment

The Horrors of Recruitment

Halloween is a time to dress up as spooks and ghouls and pretend to be something you’re not, all in the name of entertainment.

What isn’t entertaining, however, is the horrifying culture adopted by a seemingly large proportion of the recruitment industry, even today.

The traditional recruitment consultant still tends to adopt the nature of the lone wolf, and the competitive “you’re in control of how much you earn” ruins all sense of teamwork. Every employee tends to be out for themselves and is reluctant to let the team hold them back from their maximum earning potential.

We believe, that by working as a team, far more is achieved and as a result, the rewards are even greater, even after being shared amongst everybody.

The traditional recruitment structure created a toxic competitive atmosphere where individuals are left behind and looked down on by the rest of the team. This doesn’t say anything about how good they are at their job, but rather at how the team isn’t utilising the best skills of every member.

NB: Having recruited for our team recently, it is clear from speaking with many of the candidates, and the specialist “Recruit to Recruit” Recruiters we engaged, that this culture is still widespread!

November 1st however, is ‘All Saints’ day, a celebration of the good and honest (and Jim Roach, F.R.E.C. birthday!)

Being good and honest is a culture that we pride ourselves on at ARV Solutions. By being honest with our clients and candidates, 91% of our business is currently repeat and referral. This means we’re constantly busy, but all of this extra work is shared amongst the team and as a result, everybody gets a share in the rewards.

Why choose the horror of ghouls and spooks when you could work with an honest company that invests in its people?

Please get in contact with one of our staff members today to find out how we can help you.