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Training Program

Agency recruiters in their first
year of recruitment

Next program commences
15 February 2022

Recruiter Program

Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
recruitment experience

Next program commences
12 August 2021

Leadership Coaching for High Performance Program

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

Next program commences
3 November 2021

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Owners' Coaching
Group Program

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

The untapped labour pool nobody is talking about

Have you noticed that there is no ‘labour shortage’ of professional footballers? Have you also noticed that there seem to be few obstacles to talented players remaining employable despite setbacks, such as a criminal conviction, that would significantly derail the job prospects of lesser mortals? Ever wondered why? One word: money. It’s hard to grasp…
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Hays look bullishly to 2022 with surging September quarter

Hays has long been the bellwether of the Australian recruitment sector because their presence is omnipresent across the nation in both temporary and permanent recruitment and, as a public company, they release quarterly and half-yearly trading updates, along with comprehensive annual reports. The 1 July to 30 September (2022 Q1 for Hays plc) quarterly trading…
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FOMO and 6 other reasons ‘the great resignation’ will hit Australia in 2022

Everywhere you turn the projected looming ‘great resignation’ is a news site headline or the subject of a blog post; not just in Australia but all over the developed world. Surveys and official data both offer compelling evidence that the projected wave of employee resignations is both here and likely to increase as we move…
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ABC News stoop to new low in pathetic recruitment industry hit piece

It’s hard to overstate how disappointed, frustrated, angry and I felt when I read ABC journalist David Taylor’s article Former recruiters tell of their industry’s dark side, as more Australians are likely to need their help on the ABC news website last Thursday. I thought hit-jobs on our industry from ill-informed journalists were a relic…
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How two years at school in Fiji set me up for life as a communicator

L-R, My grade 6 teacher, George Kwong (1977); my last day of school in Fiji (1978) On the evening of 30 November 1976 my ten-year-old self, my three younger sisters, and my parents disembarked at Nadi International Airport, after a ten-hour journey from Hobart, via Sydney. My father, having been granted leave without pay from…
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Local hiring challenges set to soar in 2022 and 2023

If any employer or recruiter thinks that the hiring challenges of 2021 are the peak of their problems then they have another thing coming; very soon. Reports and data out of the UK and the US provide a harbinger of what’s almost certainly ahead for the Australian labour market. Late last month UK fast food…
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The untapped labour pool nobody is talking about my latest blog feat. @GreystonBakery @USRubber @TalentInt @premierleague @TalentRise

The final 2021 season of Leadership Coaching for High Performance kicks off again next Wed. Six x 90 min group webinars + one individual 45 min session. Max. 10 participants. $2100 + GST. Designed for recruitment agency team leaders. Details >

Employees between 30 and 45 years old have had the greatest increase in resignation rates, with an average increase of more than 20% between 2020 and 2021 by Ian Cook via @HarvardBiz

Nearly half of US companies, 47%, experienced labor shortages in the third quarter, according to the “October 2021 NABE Business Conditions Survey”. That’s up from 39% in a second-quarter survey. @SIADailyNews

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