There is a lot of mystery and misinterpretation of what is involved in a headhunt assignment. Often recruiters fall into one of two groups, those who think being a Headhunter is some super difficult…Continue
Started Mar 18, 2016
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If you’ve read any of my other blogs on building a recruitment business to sell, I actually advocate not selling, but succession planning yourself, tying in the employees of real value with shares and enjoying the profits of this solid business for years to come. So, for this reason your offer of shares may be from a forward-thinking…
Posted on June 5, 2019 at 9:35am
Since setting up Davidson Gray to invest in and support recruitment business start-ups, I must have had hundreds of conversations with recruiters considering working for themselves. The biggest reason by far most recruiters settle for a new job rather than setting up, is the desire for security.
However is moving jobs really more secure?
Statistically, 4 out of 5 new recruitment business start-ups don’t last beyond 2 years,…Continue
Posted on January 19, 2018 at 4:35am
I find it ironic the recent popularisation of coaching is having the detrimental side effect of reducing its use, particularly in recruitment. I’ve seen as coaching has become the buzz word for staff development, training is now often referred to as coaching, so real coaching is being squeezed out.
Coaching is extremely different to training, if you really want to realise your own, or your employees potential effective coaching is vital.
I recently posed the question on my…Continue
Posted on January 3, 2018 at 5:00am
Oddly enough it’s common for recruiters who progress beyond running a desk to stop using KPI’s. It’s the same for a lot of SME business Owner / Managers who not only don’t KPI themselves, they don’t even track the businesses progress beyond placed and invoiced figures. This is easily done in the early days of growing your business, as the owner makes the gradual transition from running a desk to running the business, but remember “you can’t manage what you don’t measure” and if you aren’t…Continue
Posted on September 29, 2017 at 4:46am