Posts Tagged ‘KPIs’

Andrew Banks: Statistics tell you where to look

Two weeks ago I flew to Sydney to listen to industry legend, Andrew Banks, in conversation with MC Andrew Klein at the Think Tank session organised by the RCSA and held at the Swissotel. Andrew Klein managed the, often difficult, balance between probing further on any specific topic and keeping proceedings moving along to fit in…

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Candidate interviews: the dud KPI

When I am running my ‘Building a Profitable Desk‘ workshop and it comes around to the discussion of High Pay-Off Activities (or KPIs, if you prefer), I will inevitably have a participant nominate ‘interviews’ as a high pay-off activity. When I disagree, there is often a slight pause and then this look of confusion appears on the…

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Interview with Australian Association of Graduate Employers 2010 Recruiter of the Year: Hayley Warne

Hayley Warne The Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) is the peak industry body representing organisations that recruit and develop Australian graduates.     The current membership comprises over 340 organisations, including a variety of large and small employers across a wide range of industries in both the private and public sectors.   Every year…

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Linear Improvement or Quantum Leap?

How to review your 2009/10 results to provide lessons and opportunities for 2010/11 **     For most recruiters, this is the last week of the ‘old’ Financial Year. The annual fees or billings clock is just about to wind back to $0 and June 2011 seems like an eternity away.     It would…

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Rec-to-recs: What should they deliver?

The recruitment-to-recruitment industry (r2r) in Australia was born in 1992 when Rosemary Scott, bored with her brief taste of retirement after selling Scottstaff a few years earlier, decided to launch Scott Recruitment Services (SRS).     The concept of recruiters using a recruitment agency to source their own staff, wasn’t one that was warmly or…

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