Articles by Ben Slater

Why You Should Not Celebrate Failure

“In order to succeed you must fail, so that you know what not to do the next time” – Anthony J D’Angelo D’Angelo’s words are just one of the many monikers that encourage failure – how else are we meant to learn? We constantly encourage people to take risks and move quickly to innovate – […]

Should Your Company Care About Doing Good?

In today’s unstable financial world we all need to think about is the bottom line. Where can we get new customers from? How do we decrease churn? How can we increase profits? “Goodness is the only investment that never fails” – Henry David Thoreau Our magpie-like obsession with cash-flow has led companies to some pretty […]

Why You Should Start A Talent Community Now

Everyone seems to have a different opinion on what exactly makes up a talent community. Is it the contents of your CRM? Your job board resume database? The collection of people that ‘follow’ your company on LinkedIn. For me, there isn’t necessarily a single hard and fast definition. What there is though, is an overriding […]

Harsh Truths To Become A Better Recruiter

“I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not on strategies” – Larry Bossidy The phrase you are what you eat translates nicely to recruitment. Companies are built on great employees – hiring is therefore the most important thing we do. There […]