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Ross Clennett is a high performance recruitment coach providing
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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.

How are you going?

How are you going; really? More specifically; how is your mental health? Working from home; working alone; working in an unsuitable environment; and working in a tough market are each a challenge. If you are based in Victoria, as I am, you are also dealing with not being able to have face-to-face contact with any…
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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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As Australia maps a gas-led recovery from the recession, a new international report has stressed the importance of comprehensive policy frameworks to drive the transition to renewable energy and the millions of jobs that will flow from it. @renew_economy

Only six of the 49 economists who replied to a @AusEconSoc survey included “corporate tax cuts” as one of their four picks for boosting the Australian economy over the next two years. via @TheNewDailyAu

Australians should look to the budget on 6 October to continue the defence of our livelihoods, but to gradually change gear from protecting old jobs towards creating new employment opportunities. via @Green_Dot

Australia's fruit and vegetable farmers need an extra 26,000 workers to harvest their crops this summer, according to new research from @EY_Australia , illustrating the impact of coronavirus border closures on Pacific Is-sourced farm labour. via @abcnews

A former US Republican political staffer hired to work for the NSW Treasurer cost government insurer icare at least $700,000, via @RobertWaltersPR even though he never worked there until last month after @smh revealed his employment arrangements.

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