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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
7 June 2022

Recruiter Program

Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
recruitment experience

Next program commences
10 August 2022

Leadership Coaching for High Performance Program

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

Next program commences
29 June 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.

The biggest changes in agency recruitment of the past three decades

This recruiter made some astute observations about my presentation and then asked me what I thought were the biggest changes in agency recruitment over my career. My on-the-sport answer was incomplete. Having reflected on the question since here is my considered answer: Technology: Index cards as my database, print ads in Saturday’s classified Positions Vacant…
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Airbnb match Atlassian in remote work as (most) tech giants return to the office

In August 2020 Australian tech company Atlassian took a decisive step in differentiating themselves as an employer of choice by introducing TEAM Anywhere, a distributed work policy giving their employees more control over where they live and work. A month ago, Atlassian released data showing the impact of TEAM Anywhere. From February 2021 to February…
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Re-hiring a former employee can be tempting but does it pay off?

Some years ago one of my clients had a consultant who was perpetually average. He recruited in a niche part of their business where he was working with one colleague or he was running things solo. He caused no trouble and he was generally liked by his colleagues yet he struggled to hit his target…
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Green lights ahead for health care jobs

Each year the National Skills Commission (NSC) produces employment projections to provide a guide to the likely future direction of the jobs market over the next five years. Each year these projections are updated to reflect emerging trends and developments. The latest data released covers the five years to November 2026 and reflects the continuing…
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2022 Agency Careers Site Review: Wavelength surf to the beach

In 2011 I reviewed the careers page of 14 prominent recruitment agencies. My reasoning was: Given most job seekers who want to find out about working for a company will head straight to that company’s website, I thought I would make some observations about the attraction efforts of a sample of Australia’s largest recruitment agencies…
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Recruitment is important but HR prefer to do something else

Last week Elmo Software released their HR Industry Benchmark Survey – The 2022 Report. The survey was conducted in September 2021, drawn from the responses of 1690 HR practitioners in both Australia and New Zealand. The report provides a fascinating insight into the rapidly increasing importance of recruitment for HR practitioners yet how much less…
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How virtual reality can help to recruit and train staff @BBCNews via @HungLee 's #RecruitingBrainfood

Consulting and labour-hire firms are on notice that going forward, there will be fewer contracts and less taxpayer money for them, following Saturday’s election of an Anthony Albanese Labor government. @SmartCompany

Shell consultant tells executives to “look in the mirror” in viral @LinkedIn resignation video via @SmartCompany

The top 10 career advantages from working “in the office”) @DrJohnSullivan via @HungLee 's #RecruitingBrainfood

Only 41% of women in the UK negotiate their salary when being offered a new job compared to 61% of men, according to research by @reedcouk

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