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Training Program

Agency recruiters in their first
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18 February 2020

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Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
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15 April 2020

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

How the Anzac grandfather I never met helped me this past week

(L to R, Alfred, Clennett, Jim Clennett, Guy Clennett, circa early 1916) I’ve been in hospital over the past seven days. Last Wednesday I had surgery to remove a lesion in my large bowel. The lesion was discovered, via a colonoscopy, after I had collapsed in agony at home on the morning of Valentine’s Day.…
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Links to useful resources for business owners and leaders responding to COVID-19’s impact

There’s been plenty written about the impact, economic-wise and health-wise, of COVID-19. I don’t intend to add to it, merely to point you to the useful resources I have discovered. I will update this page regularly: Recruiters, this is our time to step up! (Greg Savage’s excellent new blog post on how you might take…
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Hays Aus/NZ results flatten out yet deliver spectacular growth in a forgotten sector

Hays plc has long been a benchmark company for our industry both globally and locally. I pay close attention to what they are doing and delivering not just because my first job in recruitment was with Hays (in London) but because I continue to learn from the way the Hays effectively executes its global growth…
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Jack Welch: how he justified his famous ‘fire the bottom 10%”

Last week saw the passing of one of the twentieth century’s most celebrated CEOs, Jack Welch, at the age of 84. Welch joined General Electric (GE) in 1960 as a junior electrical engineer and progressed rapidly through the organisation reaching the top job in 1981. He served as CEO and Executive Chairman of GE until…
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Foreign buyers continue local shopping as USA’s Express buys Frontline

This week Australia and New Zealand’s most successful recruitment agency franchisor, Frontline Recruitment Group (FRG), announced the sale of its operations to US-based Express Employment Professionals. FRG origins go way back to 1994, when Deb Davis, a former Retail Manager and Trainer started her own retail training business. The demand from her clients to help…
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The candidate experience: mostly rubbish and no improvement in sight

Last year I wrote about the ghosting experience my wife had received from SMS Global in Melbourne, subsequent to her three interviews for the GM- HR role that the company had advertised. Local Talent Acquisition professional, Stan Rolfe, wrote about his job-seeking experiences in July 2019 (his post was the most-viewed of 2019 on the…
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How The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Accelerating The Future Of Work by @heathermcgowan via @forbes found via @HungLee 's #recruitingbrainfood

How the Coronavirus will change work in general (and recruiting specifically) plenty of gold here thanks to @jimstroud posted via the @ATCevent blog

The $1 trillion coronavirus relief package Congress passed won’t come close to making up for the damage caused by COVID-19 and the Trump administration’s lethal dawdling. We could fall into a depression rivalling the 1930s. via @MichaelWestBiz

New Zealand-based recruitment firm Consult Recruitment announced that it has successfully acquired Halo Consulting, an IT recruitment agency based in New Zealand. via @SIADailyNews

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