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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
19 September 2023

Recruiter Program

Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
recruitment experience

Next program commences
19 October 2023

Leadership Coaching for High Performance Program

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

Next program commences
4 October 2023

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 Four Day Week makes commercial sense (otherwise it won’t stick)

The four-days-work-for-five days’ pay debate is getting a little heated as older bosses find it hard to comprehend that such a policy makes any sense. This approach is best encapsulated by Peter Strong, the former chief executive of the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia, who let fly with Opinion: Peter Strong on why a…
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Stop! Use my 11 question checklist before you hire another ‘experienced’ agency recruiter

When a recruitment agency owner or leader makes their own hiring mistake, it’s mostly with an experienced recruiter. The assessment process that, almost always, is much more thorough when hiring a rookie seems to go out the window when a person with at least two years’ recruitment agency experience is front of them. The overwhelming…
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Selling a recruitment agency for life-changing money: Q&A with Robert van Stokrom

L to R: Eddy Bidese (2004), Robert van Stokrom (2004) and Robert (2023 at the SHAPE Conference with Robert Darby, MD – GBS Recruitment) Many recruitment agency owners dream of selling their business for ‘life-changing money’ however very few accomplish it. Former DFP Recruitment CEO, Robert van Stokrom is one of those few. Van Stokrom…
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What drives performance more than skill and culture? The answer will surprise you.

Last season my youngest son’s under-15 soccer team had a remarkable turnaround from the beginning to the end of the 2022 season. In the grading component of the season they won one game out of ten and finished third from bottom and were placed in division 3. Three players left the team and a new…
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Remote work – how about one week out of four in the office?

Image credit: Unispace This week I have come across three new pieces on remote work and all are worthwhile companion pieces to my blog of earlier this month Even Zoom has mandated a return to the office – so what now for remote work? Recruiting Brainfood curator Hung Lee published an excellent blog Recap on…
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The evidence is clear – more employers are using counter offers (because they work)

Beware the false positive Applying for a job is not necessarily a strong signal that a candidate wants another job. Attending an interview is not necessarily a strong signal that a candidate wants another job. Progressing through a hiring process is not necessarily a strong signal that a candidate wants another job. Receiving a written…
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