Posts Tagged ‘RCSA’

Global staffing industry sales top $400 billion

The recent RCSA International Conference held in Queenstown had a variety of industry speakers and one of the most interesting was Barry Asin, the President of Staffing Industry Analysts who, as the name suggests, compile data and undertake research on the staffing (recruitment) industry on a global basis. There was so much of interest that Barry shared, I thought I…

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A call to recruitment industry women to speak

The RCSA International Conference 2014 was aresounding success. The conference was sold out, the speakers were varied and educational, the social events were a lot of fun and the host city,  Queenstown, New Zealand was simply spectacular. The only dampener on the whole event can be seen from the following summary that I presented to…

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Australia confirmed as New Zealand’s poor jobs cousin

Earlier this year I wrote about New Zealand’s improved economic performance and how it was putting Australia in the shade.   The official data released since that blog only further highlights the strengthening of New Zealand’s position.   Consider the following comparative data:   Area   New Zealand   Australia*   June 2014 total employment…

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Qualitative data: The profitable future for the recruitment industry

I have reflected further on the two recruitment conferences that I attended late last month. The thoughts I documented straight after the conference were about the direct threat that I saw being posed to the traditional recruitment agency business model (last week’s blog was an analysis of the downfall of one of those traditional agency businesses, HJB, that…

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The Number 1 Trust Builder: Being Present

  Dr Adam Fraser   was the closing keynote speaker at the RCSA PEARL Consultant Forum last week and, as usual, he delivered an entirely appropriate conclusion to a fabulous event.   Many within our industry will have seen Adam on stage and know what a dynamic and effective presenter he is. I have seen…

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What are you on about, Ross?

  I am not sure whether to laugh or cry; be angry, sad, disappointed or bewildered.     The RCSA PEARL Consultant Forum (March 20 and 21) is currently running in Melbourne and has a paid attendance of 47 people! Yes, you read that right, 47 people.     Claudia, Christina and the fabulous team…

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Are you developing your talent or just training your staff?

Yet again, I return to the excellent research recently undertaken by Psylutions and Curve Group, published as a white paper Best Practice in practice talent management, which I have written about twice recently; What’s in an effective leadership program? (and why it matters) and Do you have a talent strategy? On page 9 of the white paper there is a list of recommendations…

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RCSA Gala Ball 2012 Award Winners Announced

At the RCSA gala Ball with fellow Outstanding Contribution Award finalist, Rosemary Scott Two week ago the RCSA held the highly successful 2012 Gala Ball and Awards Night at The Regent Theatre Plaza Ballroom in Melbourne. The event was filled almost to capacity with recruitment agency owners, managers and consultants as well as industry suppliers…

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