Daves' Diary

Welcome to my very own slice of the world wide web. This is an account of my trials and tribulations as I try to forge ahead on this spinning globe and get myself a 'career' in the process. Please read on and make sure your feet are clean. Thanks!

Saturday, 20 June 2015

NCR contracting....

In my final 2 weeks. Was only ever a 3 month role so cannot complain. It is disappointing because it is obvious they need someone in this role in Dundee. So why not me.....? Poor decision on the mangers part stem from a lack of understanding of the North East recruitment scene. I want a perm Job anyway and not an extension but what will be will be. Have interviews set up so just focus on them. Keep reading!

Monday, 15 June 2015


In the world of business recruitment will only ever be seen as a transactional function. It is never the core income generator. For this reason it is never going to be fully supported and allowed to become a deeply embedded core function.

 This business model is damaging I believe and recruitment, when properly run, can help an organisation succeed and become an employer of choice. Until that happens  I will always be a transactional transient. Sad face.

Saturday, 6 June 2015


It goes on and on. My current job, after months of searching and worrying, has taken me from one extreme to another. Have never had to work so hard. How is it going I hear you yell? It has been very hard and very demanding. I am rengineering my work ethic and skilksets. Contract finishes in a month. Will it be extended......wait and see!