For the results of the business and the job satisfaction of your people, ongoing training and development is absolutely essential. People need training to perform, thrive and succeed. But that doesn’t mean people will see the value of training for themselves – or look forward to the prospect of yet another course.
At Recruitment Juice, we’ve always put people at the centre of everything we do. We’ve seen how a fresh, interesting and enjoyable experience helps people learn. And now we’re taking that even further by making learning an opportunity to do real social good.
Investing in your employees is a well-known technique for business development and growth. It will take time for all companies to realise and implement this in their routine, but some of them already have and guess what- it’s working!
If you are being skeptical about investing in your companies’ employees, or simply don’t know how, here is some useful advice for you.
One thing I learned very early on in my career looking after teams of recruiters is that every single new consultant needs to know that, as their manager, you truly appreciate where they’re sitting in terms of their level of competency.
I also quickly learned that their perceived level of competency then had a direct impact on their actual level of confidence in or on the job.
Microlearning is on everyone’s radar as the latest training and development craze. But is it just a load of hype that’s become temporarily embedded into the corporate psyche? Or is it a genuine ‘here to stay’ phenomenon that you need to get up to speed with, and fast?
A recruiter career path is certainly rewarding when you are connecting clients to their ideal candidates. In the beginning, it can be intimidating to pick up the phone and speak with professionals.
Here are 4 strategies a rookie recruiter can try to feel confident and comfortable in their new role.
No matter the size or stage your recruitment business is currently at, having recruiters, especially your top performers leave you, is just bad for business. If you want to improve the sale value of your recruitment business, retaining your top performing staff is essential.
Research shows that a high staff turnover rate can cost you at least “twice an employee’s salary to find and train a replacement.” Not only are there financial repercussions, but losing your best performers can also lower the knowledge base in your company as well as decrease team performance and morale, including your own.
Retaining good employees is crucial to the success of any recruitment business.
Sure, but how do you actually do that?
Akin to marketing, recruiting is also a complex and multifaceted activity that involves selling. Whereas marketers need to be successful at selling products and services, recruiters’ job entails “selling” job positions to candidates and jobseekers.
Correspondingly, in order to be a good recruiter, you need to start thinking like a marketer. This involves “stealing” some successful marketers’ habits. Let see what some of those are!
Sometimes you just have to just do it. Whatever it is. Stop prevaricating, stop procrastinating, stop dreaming about it and take action.
When we are talking recruitment and job markets in general, there are always a few global narratives that dominate every conversation. Over the last few years, it has been all but impossible to ignore a couple of them
The first of these is AI, machine learning, automation and the supposedly apocalyptic effects these will have on the future workers. It is definitely a scary proposition for many people, but it is not like this is the first time people are worried about new tools and practices destroying their lives.
Another major narrative we encounter these days is the talent shortage that plagues certain industries and that is becoming more and more noticeable. This is the narrative that we will be covering today, focusing on what it means for recruiters and the recruitment industry.