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Tips for Measuring Recruiters

Are you measuring a compliant Claire…Or a Rebellious Robert?

When making the choice to set KPI’s I would advise you are clear on the reason why you are setting them in the first place.  To help the individual, to give direction or to check up on individuals?

Compliant Claire can be compared to Lisa Simpson: ‘nice, willing, compliant, honest and very eager to please.  Having a detailed outline of what Compliant Claire needs to do could work well for her…as long the instructions are clear not open to interpretation.  Someone like Compliant Claire will need specific and measurable KPI’s so she can ensure she achieves them.

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3 Powerful Chrome Extensions That’ll Accelerate Your Recruitment Efforts

 

Without a doubt, Chrome extensions have become among the most useful virtual tools in providing assistance to a lot of people and industries.

The functionality and benefits they offer have transcended beyond the needs of online readers and searchers. Chrome extensions are now being used as assisting tools in talent recruitment.

Yes, you heard that absolutely right.

If you are among those people who have been looking for the right persons to become the new members of your company, Chrome extensions have a lot to offer you.

Needless to say, there are so many different Chrome extensions available in the online marketplace that can help make your hiring tasks completely easy.  Read more

How to effectively run and manage a recruitment business

I am not going to pertain to know all the answers. I’ve made plenty of mistakes, but I’ve learnt from them and tried not to make them again. Here’s what I’ve learnt about effectively running and managing a recruitment business

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Do recruiters have time to train?

Short answer: no. During a business development phase, important resources are devoted to procuring clients. When business is good, we are far too busy delivering on our clients’ demands.

While it can be difficult to allocate time for the training and development of your team, we all know that everything would be going better if we did.

So why don’t we do it? Because it is never a priority. There is always something else more important — or so it seems.

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The realities of training in recruitment

Recruiters are always demanding more training and when it’s delivered there is always the flurry of noise from managers claiming the consultants have ‘too much time away from the desk’!

Companies cite training as a positive differentiator in attraction and retention of staff but rarely make reference to the quality & outputs of the training.

In my experience the recruitment sector is divided into two distinct schools, albeit they don’t recognise it themselves.

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