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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
28 May 2024

Recruiter Program

Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
recruitment experience

Next program commences
18 April 2024

Leadership Coaching for High Performance Program

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

Next program commences
25 June 2024

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.

My unexpected hour at the Rydges bar in Christchurch

There’s a pivotal episode in season two (“Every Second Counts”) of The Bear (on Disney + via FX) in which Richie (superbly portrayed by Ebon Moss-Bachrach) is spending a week at Ever, a three-Michelin-star Chicago restaurant, so he can understand what it takes to be maître d’ of such an establishment. Richie, naturally cynical, is…
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Would an AI-generated script from your database be an advantage or an embarrassment?

Talent X AI panel (L – R): Natasha Saccuzzo (SEEK), Nick Gabrielidis (Chandler Macleod), Luke Howes (Six Degrees Executive), Brendan Tremble (Frazer Tremble) and Mark Pritchard SEEK),  (Photo courtesy of the RCSA) How does artificial intelligence (AI) support, and extend your competitive advantage? I came away from the Talent X AI panel with this question…
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Recruiters remain terrible at assessing skills (from reading a resume)

Many years ago when Andrew Banks was still a recruitment agency executive I attended an industry event where he was the guest speaker. He said something that was so obviously true I wondered why the concept he explained had not occurred to me (which tells you all you need to know about the difference in…
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20 years on: Six Degrees Executive goes from strength to strength

On 30 April 2004 in Melbourne, a new recruitment agency opened its doors for business.  Co-founders David Braham , Nick Hindhaugh and Paul Hallam (pictured left: L-R April 2024, and below in 2004) had each risen through the ranks of Michael Page’s local operation and decided it was time to see if they could combine…
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Could Hollywood writers have pointed the way to a sensible AI future?

Yesterday was a beautiful sunny autumn day in Mornington. My wife and I walked to our local café and ordered our coffee. Even though it was a working day the venue was packed with groups of friends, young mothers and couples enjoying their brew, both inside and outside the bustling café. While we waited for…
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‘Disrespecting my time’ remains the #1 cause of job seeker resentment

It seems hard to believe but in this day and age of unemployment at near-historic lows across the developed world, the experience delivered by employers to candidates is declining. However, contentment among job candidates has been declining since 2021, while candidate resentment remains elevated, according to the latest annual research from the Candidate Experience Benchmark…
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