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Training Program

Agency recruiters in their first
year of recruitment

Next program commences
22 May 2018

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Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
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1 August 2018

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

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18 June 2018

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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.

Same Named People in the Australian Recruitment Industry Awards

After you have been around the recruitment industry as long as I have (29 years and three months thanks for asking) you come across lots of recruiters. And what you probably aren’t surprised to know is that it’s not uncommon for recruiters to share the same name. Although we are coming up to a very…
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How do you know when your client is an a**hole?

°Aaron James, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of California, Irvine recently published A**holes: A Theory (Anchor Books, 2014). In the book James defines an a**hole as such; “Allows himself to enjoy special advantages in social relations out of an entrenched sense of entitlement that immunizes him against the complaints of other people”.…
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The two least understood, yet critical, factors in candidate assessment

Across twenty nine years in recruitment I have read plenty of material on interviewing and candidate assessment. After this many years it takes a pretty special piece of writing to have me jump up and take notice. It happens rarely these days. However it did happen four days ago. I read this outstanding piece of…
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Frontline’s CEO speaks out about his fight with SEEK over candidate data

In July last year I first blogged about how SEEK’s ownership of Onploy was causing waves with some of its recruitment agency clients. Subsequent to that initial blog I wrote a number of follow-up blogs, starting with a look at the behavior of SEEK’s part-owned subsidiary, Sidekicker, SEEK’s PR response to the agency pushback, I…
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Interview with 2017 SARA (Aus) Recruitment Leader of the Year: Claire Woodhouse of Fircroft

In mid-November last year, SEEK announced the winners of the Australian SARAs for 2017. The winner of the Recruitment Leader of the Year for “demonstrating an excellent ability to foster relationships, solve problems, communicate effectively, and adapt to change” was Fircroft’s, Claire Woodhouse. After completing her undergraduate degree at Lancaster University (UK) in 2002, Claire…
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Rubicor releases laughable FY2018 update

It appears that the Rubicor Board have submitted an early entry for biggest laugh of March; a tall order considering the Melbourne International Comedy Festival kicks off this week. Last week’s blog on Rubicor is now my most-viewed blog this year and I wasn’t planning to write another blog on Rubicor this week, however last…
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Inspired by @drjasonfox at #ATC2018 yesterday I sought out single origin for my long black this morning and Joe Black X in King st produced a superb drop

#ATC2018 lunch Day1 @GarethFlynnTQ Corey Aston of @PeopleScoutHRX @jamesielliott

Just learned a new talent/recruitment acronym at #ATC2018 URM - Under Represented Minorities

Six years ago I wrote about the ADF Recruitment campaign that was running in 2012 #ATC2018

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