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Ross Clennett is a high performance recruitment coach committed to raising the ethics and performance of the recruitment industry.

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Rookie Recruiter
Training Program

Agency recruiters in their first
year of recruitment

Next program commences
11 October 2022

Recruiter Program

Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
recruitment experience

Next program commences
20 October 2022

Leadership Coaching for High Performance Program

Owners of small agencies, and team leaders of medium to large recruitment agencies

Next program commences
19 October 2022

Coaching Program

Tailored programs designed for
owners and leaders

Owners' Coaching
Group Program

A year-long  collaborative group program designed to create a solid foundation for your agency’s growth.

Reinventing the interview – a masterclass from the creator of ABC’s “You Can’t Ask That”

In my recent blog on the 2022 RCSA SHAPE Conference I outlined how I saw the need for the mindset of recruiters to evolve due to ‘conformist’ candidates now being outnumbered by ‘individualists’. To use a powerful metaphor offered by Nuriah Jadai on the first morning of last week’s RCSA SHAPE Conference – we need…
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Interview with 2022 RCSA (NZ) Recruiter of the Year: Anand Ranchhod of CoLegal  

On July 7 the RCSA New Zealand Industry Awards were announced at a gala function in Auckland. The Recruitment Professional of the Year was won by CoLegal Managing Director, Anand Ranchhod APRCSA. I first met Anand four years ago when he participated in my Advanced Recruiter Program. Across the program’s three-month duration it was apparent…
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Musings from the 2022 RCSA Conference: The age of the individualist is here – are you ready?

My most recent blog about the contrasting approaches of two prospective employers prominent in my daughter’s recent search for a new job has drawn many comments; on the original blog, in person to me at the RSCA Conference last week in Hobart, and via a LinkedIn post. The comment that perfectly encapsulated the difference between…
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Is there really a ‘skills shortage’? A tale of two interviews

It’s hard to have any sympathy for employers who are bemoaning the ‘skills shortage’ only to learn their behaviour demonstrates a mindset more akin to last century’s rather than the present one. My 21-year-old daughter, Nikki (photo, right) , recently completed her Certificate 111 in Patisserie after a disrupted year of full-time study in 2021…
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New Zealand’s new AoG contract is an insulting joke of a document

Australians continued to digest the news this week that our most recent ex-Prime Minister secretly appointed himself to five ministries and the Premier of our largest state was looking suitably embarrassed as the report into the ‘jobs for the boy’s appointment of ex-Minister, John Barilaro to a plum New York trade commissioner job was made…
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The competitive labour market is working for Erling Haaland but not so much for SME employers

On Sunday the reigning English Premier League champions, Manchester City opened their title defence with a victory over West Ham United. City’s two goals were both scored by Norwegian striker Erling Haaland (pictured, above), in his debut game for the club. Haaland’s transfer from German club, Borussia Dortmund (who play in the German equivalent of…
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Reinventing the interview – a masterclass from the creator of @ABCTV ’s “You Can’t Ask That” my latest blog on the recent @RCSA_official SHAPE Conference

Recruiters - be a teacher, not a doer, to build trust between you and your hiring managers. excellent stuff from @KatrinaKibben on @ERE_net

Reinventing the interview – a masterclass from the creator of @ABCTV ’s “You Can’t Ask That” my latest blog on the recent @RCSA_official SHAPE Conference

How Your Brain Fills in the Blanks with Experience. Our neurocircuitry is profoundly shaped by a lifetime of learning. Fabulous stuff by @ChantelPratPhD in @NautilusMag via @HungLee 's #RecruitingBrainfood

The average weekly number of temporary and contract workers employed by US staffing companies rose 6.0% in the second quarter to 2.8 million @SIADailyNews

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