Posts Tagged ‘experience’

Skills Shortage: The Sequel

The June 2010 unemployment rate in the United States was 9.5%. In the UK the ‘headline’ unemployment was 7.9% and two weeks ago, the OECD reported that the unemployment rate in the world’s 31 leading industrialised economies averaged fell to 8.6% in May, 2010.     These rather bleak figures from elsewhere around the globe…

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Gihan Perera interviews Ross Clennett: 12/11/08

After significant feedback from clients and subscribers, I have decided to offer membership to RossClennett.com which will provide members-only access to a range of professional development products and services, currently unavailable to the general public.      One of main features of membership includes expert interviews with leading recruitment figures, available in audio format to…

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NPA Asia Pacific Conference 2008

    Presented by Ross Clennett     Thanks to everyone who attended the 2008 NPA Asia Pacific Conference on Friday 23rd May.   Briefly, my presentation was about: Learning why clients provide a narrow job selection criteria that often leads to a poor calibre short list Understanding what actually does determine effective job performance…

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The Marketing Power of Evidence

This lead story appeared in Issue 29 of my Newsletter, InSight. Published: 23 April 2008     Recently I watched and listened as a reasonably experienced consultant (let’s call him James) put a candidate forward for a permanent role, to a client over the phone.    The candidate was not ‘ideal’ but was certainly close…

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