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Training Program

Agency recruiters in their first
year of recruitment

Next program commences
13 October 2020

Recruiter Program

Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
recruitment experience

Next program commences
7 October 2020

Leadership Coaching for High Performance Program

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

Next program commences
9 September 2020

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.

A***holes in the workplace: your time is up  

Have company directors finally woken up to the long term reputational damage that male leaders are causing organisations when they behave like entitled, sex-focused, arseholes (predators?), towards their female subordinates? The damage to the reputation and career of male arseholes of this type has been, to date, negligible (exhibit A: Donald Trump). The countless women…
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RCSA/ANRA members outperform ‘disruptor’ Mable by 2045%

Whenever you hear ‘choice’, ‘efficiency’ and ‘cost savings’ or similar platitudes being uttered by a self-styled ‘recruitment industry disruptor’ you should immediately be sceptical with respect to such claims. Your scepticism should rapidly elevate when, as is inevitable, the ‘disruptor’ asserts that they are not providing recruitment, placement or on-hire services, they are merely ‘connecting…
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COVID-19 inquiry exposes another recruitment industry ‘disruptor’

The inquiries into clusters of COVID-19 infections and deaths in both Victoria and New South Wales have uncovered an astonishing level of political and bureaucratic ignorance and naivety about both the recruitment industry and the technology platforms that deliver recruitment and on-hire staffing services. As I wrote in my blog four months ago;  In April…
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Gratitude, optimism, zest, curiosity and love: a blogger’s perspective

InSight issue 600 arrives, today, nearly 13 years after the first issue of InSight was published, on 26 September 2007. In that original issue, I articulated my aim for this newsletter Each week I will write an article that may be an interview, an opinion piece (like this week), a skills article or something else.…
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Investors dump SEEK as full year results disappoint

A telling sign as to how well a listed company is doing, or not doing, can be seen by how early, or late, in their investor presentation pack the key financial metrics are detailed. SEEK Limited released the presentation slides to accompany their full 2020 financial year results yesterday and it took until slide 9…
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The recruitment and training disaster that’s going to cost Victoria $30 billion

This week Victoria entered the harshest lockdown so far, in the fight to restrict the spread of the coronavirus. Premier Daniel Andrews, declared a state of disaster leading to the shutdown of most businesses and significantly greater restrictions on the operations of remaining, essential sectors. An evening curfew and other restrictions on peoples’ activities outside…
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“Very disappointed”: The number of women moving into CEO positions is backsliding via @SmartCompany

Leaked Salary Spreadsheet Reveals Microsoft Employee Earnings for a Second Year. Sharing compensation data has become an annual tradition at @Microsoft during this time of year via @ozm

Globally, the staffing industry is recovering more rapidly from this year's economic crash than it did from the GFC of 2008-2009, according to a report by the @WECglobal This year’s decline is deeper and sharper than the lows of the 2008-2009 recession.

The @VicGovAu invites Victorians to make submissions about all or some of the recommendations into its report on the gig economy.

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