Posts Tagged ‘RCSA’

Farewell and thank you, Claudia Gray

  Last week the RCSA announced that long time staff member, Claudia Gray, currently the Learning Centre and Major Events Manager, would be retiring from her job with the RCSA, her last day at work being 18 November 2016.   Claudia started her employment with the RCSA in 2002 when there was only a handful…

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The best leaders do less, not more

Successful recruiters that consistently deliver high numbers do so because they are constantly in action. Every minute of every day of every week of every month is an opportunity to make more placements as quickly as possible. To work in the same office as Graham Whelan or Andrew Marty was to witness an incredible level of personal productivity on…

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Your fee: Don’t be a victim of the unfair, irrational or deluded

I read, with some amusement, on industry news service, ShortList, of the Victorian lawyer,Monica Shamon who used a recruitment agency, Australian Staffing Agency, to hire a candidate (ASA were so good they found a suitable candidate within 24 hours) then attempted to evade responsibility for the placement fee. The amusement comes from the fact that Ms Shamon, a lawyer (!),…

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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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Some slave labour with your free range chicken?

Anybody that viewed the recent 4 Corners ‘Slaving Away’ report (4 May, 2015) would have been absolutely appalled, as I was, at what they learned.   Reporter Caro Meldrum-Hanna lifted the lid on sham labour-hire contractors (to classify those operators exposed by 4 Corners as ‘labour-hire firms’ insults the vast majority of the industry who…

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The recruitment industry: Where to now?

In the past two weeks I have shared data about the recruitment industry globally, that Barry Asin, the President of Staffing Industry Analysts discussed at    last month’s RCSA International Conference, under the two categories of The Industry Today (Global staffing industry sales top $400 billion) and Success in the Near-term (Globalisation, technology and outsourcing drive recruitment trends). In the final…

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