Money proves just the job in 2017 commsDealerlogo

“So the hiring year has started briskly. The first new vacancies started coming in just before Christmas and then the real flood arrived during early January. The candidates are back too, as applications and CV registrations reach a peak and the first placements of 2017 have already happened.” writes Clive Jefferys, Managing Director of recruiter

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Counter Offers! Does a Leopard ever change his spots?

Counter Offers! Does a Leopard ever change his spots? At several stages in your career you will decide to move job, and in present times your resignation is likely to generate a counter-offer to stay. The problem is that no matter how flattering it is to feel wanted again; can you ever really trust, or

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Who wins the recruitment race today? commsDealerlogo

The days of reactive recruitment are long gone. It’s not like the old days when you put out an advert, commissioned an agency, got ten CVs, shortlisted three and made an offer. In today’s employment market successful recruitment strategies are underpinned by building a channel of candidates and speedy decision making, writes Clive Jefferys of

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Sometimes our customers say it better than us…

Candidate Testimonial “My experience of working with JMA Network was an excellent one and I can’t recommend them highly enough.” Due to personal circumstances I took an extended period of leave and found that many recruitment agencies wouldn’t put me forward for roles; claiming it could be detrimental to their client relationships. Clive and the

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If people want it… they grab it!

And if they don’t grab it… they don’t want it! It’s taken me 27 years in sales to realise that as blunt as this motto is, despite how sophisticated we think we are, it’s as true today as it was in 1988, writes Clive Jefferys, Managing Director of telco recruiter JMA Network. Whether you are

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Hirers respond to improving economic climate commsDealerlogo

Hirers respond to improving economic climate 23 September, 2015 – 14:16 Three quarters (74%) of UK employers think that confidence in the economic climate is improving and businesses are changing their hiring strategy to make the most of available opportunities, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). With 94%

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How sales commissions will shape our world.

Like so many things today; immediate capital purchases are declining in favour of monthly paid goods and services. Whether it’s your home, your gas bill, your new car or your telephony solution… consumers and businesses are moving inexorably towards a credit-turnover model. For most dealers the days of selling tin and getting a lump-sum pay

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Recruitment companies join the 5,000 SME letter to David Cameron commsDealerlogo

Recruitment companies join the 5,000 SME letter to David Cameron Recruitment companies have added their name to the 5,000 SME letter to PM David Cameron. Praising the Government for managing to ‘get the economy moving again by tackling the deficit, helping to keep interest rates low and inflation down’, notable recruitment industry signatories included, John

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The Friday Afternoon Question – Should salespeople get holiday pay that includes compensation for sales they haven’t done?

The Friday Afternoon Question – Should salespeople get holiday pay that includes compensation for sales they haven’t done? Our MD Clive Jefferys writes: After consultation with the European Court of Justice over the long running case of Lock vs British Gas Trading; a UK employment  tribunal  has ruled that previously earned sales commissions must be compensated

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