Posts Tagged ‘time management’

Agree and sign or stop wasting my time

Way back at the beginning of my recruitment career, in 1989 in London, I was drilled in the importance of verbally confirming with the client the terms of business, followed by a confirmation fax (these were the days before email). If the client did not agree to the terms, then we did not do business…

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How to waste your time at work

Time is money. It’s a statement you’ve probably heard many times. This is because largely, it is true. Regardless of our age or how much money we have or anything else superficial, we all have access to exactly the same amount of time each day, each week and each month as every other person. One…

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Play More Beach Volleyball to Bill More Fees

Two weeks ago, one of my favourite recruitment bloggers, Jonathan Rice, posted on his blog The Whiteboard, a smartly written post, provocatively entitled Smoke More Cigarettes to Bill More Fees.      The essence of Jonathan’s post was that when he worked at Hays, a large majority of the biggest billers were smokers, but it…

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Are you Opportunity-Minded?

This article originally appeared in Issue 65 of InSight published 21st January 2009       After his elevation from semi-retirement to the Tasmanian Parliament in June last year, I wrote about my Uncle Ross (Butler) in InSight 37 as an example of the new career possibilities available to Australia’s seniors.   This New Year’s…

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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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Christmas & The New Year: Re-double your focus

This article originally appeared in Issue 12 of InSight Published 12 December 2007 The Christmas/New Year period was traditionally one of my most enjoyable times when I was a recruitment consultant. But not for the reasons you might suspect. Yes, there were a few good parties around, the water warmed up for more comfortable scuba…

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