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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

Advanced
Recruiter Program

Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
recruitment experience

Next program commences
29 August 2024

Leadership Coaching for High Performance Program

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

Next program commences
26 June 2024

Individual
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.

It’s easy posting online – how about doing the work?

A lot has been posted online about Collar Group’s slide into voluntary administration. Some of it measured, some of it accusatory, some of it nasty and some of it rather hypocritical. An example of the last type of comment arrived in my LinkedIn messages recently. The recruitment agency owner who messaged me included a screenshot…
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How my father’s aversion to risk helped me succeed as a recruiter

My father, who died in 2015, was a cautious and conservative man (although not politically). His job, for 36 years was a tax auditor with the Australian Tax Office – he investigated companies to assess their compliance with tax law. It wasn’t a glamourous job and my father didn’t seem to enjoy it much but…
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Collar’s future in the balance with founder under fire

One of Australia’s highest-profile large recruitment agencies, Collar Group entered voluntary administration on Monday, with the stated intention of cutting headcount by 20%, restructuring and coming out of voluntary administration within six weeks. Based on the more than 100 comments on the LinkedIn post it appears senior management found out about the decision at the…
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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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