Posts Tagged ‘recruitment trends’

You won’t believe the disruption the legal recruitment sector is facing!

Two years ago I posted a blog under the title Soft free kicks in the media continue for ‘internet recruitment entrepreneurs’ in which I bemoaned the incredibly soft journalism being offered up by the ‘broadsheet’ media with respect to the reporting of supposed technology-based recruitment disruptors. Last week they were back to their old habits when…

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Globalisation, technology and outsourcing drive recruitment trends

Last week I wrote about a few key facts and pieces of data about the recruitment industry globally, that Barry Asin, the President of Staffing Industry Analysts shared at last month’s RCSA International Conference held in Queenstown. This week I’ll endeavour to highlight a few of the points Barry made about where the industry is heading, globally, in the near…

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The ‘gravity of success’ prevents innovation: Summary of the 2011 RCSA Conference

The RCSA delivered another excellent annual conference last week at the Sheraton Mirage in Port Douglas, Queensland. Over 300 attendees were treated to a varied and high quality program which ensured that recruitment agency owners and managers departed Far North Queensland with just as many questions about the future of their respective businesses as they…

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Atlassian Recruitment: November 2010 update

Australian international software company, Atlassian  , have provided me with plenty to comment on in the past 15 months. On 31 August 2009, I first wrote (see my blog) about the very different tactics Atlassian were adopting for a specific campaign they had just launched to hire 32 engineers for their Sydney head office. This…

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Role specialisation – the new frontier for recruitment agencies to win

Role specialisation evolved slowly in the recruitment industry. The first significant step was separating temp and perm recruitment. Smart business owners realised these two aspects of recruitment required slightly different competencies and as a result the more process, detail and transaction-oriented people were better suited to perm and the faster paced, more emotional and relationship-focused…

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