Ross Clennett

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for the recruitment industry

Ross Clennett is a high performance recruitment coach providing
specialist programs for owners, leaders and consultants

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Rookie Recruiter
Training Program

Agency recruiters in their first
year of recruitment

Next program commences
22 May 2018

Recruiter Program

Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
recruitment experience

Next program commences
1 August 2018

Leadership Coaching for High Performance Program

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

Next program commences
19 March 2018

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.

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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Rubicor joins Clarius on the slide to irrelevance

As regular readers know, I take a particular interest in the performance of the publicly listed recruitment agencies. Last week, ASX-listed Rubicor Limited announced their results for the six month period ending 31 December 2017. The results were underwhelming, to say the least. Revenue dropped from $104.9 million (excluding abnormal items) to $93.2 million. Underlying…
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Avoid hiring turkeys, even if you don’t recruit a single eagle

What do Greg Savage, John Plummer and Geoff Morgan have in common? Not only are they each a member of a very influential group of recruitment industry leaders, they are also introverts. Introverts in recruitment are in the minority. The stereotypical image of an agency recruiter is an agreeable extrovert; showing up in interactions with…
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Meaningful work: The importance of reflection

Recruitment is not hard physical work but it is hard emotional work. The memories of my first few months at Accountancy Personnel (now Hays) in London, as I learned the job and attempted to make enough placements in order to keep my job, are seared into my memory, never to be erased. It would be…
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Australian CIOs predicting large annul salary hikes for their staff as demand for skilled IT workers climbs via @roberthalf_anz

Measurement’s fine, so long as it’s used as an aid to human judgment, not a substitute for it @1RossGittins nails one of the core problems exposed by the #BankingRoyalCommission via @theage

Slow Hiring Is Damaging Your Firm and Here Are 20 Reasons Why the always educational @DrJohnSullivan on a part of recruitment that's far worse than when I started recruiting 29 years ago - speed through the hiring process

Rethinking Talent Recruitment by @scadigan in @Forbes

International executive search firm and consultancy @HSIItweets has announced a record first quarter following a 14.3% increase in consolidated net revenue via @RecruiterMag

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