Recruitment leaders are pretty frustrated…
For themselves (UK average of 43% attrition)
For their managers (poor-performing staff)
For their recruiters (dirty data, lack of training and process, systems coming out of every orifice)
Recruitment Agencies are in Pain
They’re distracted by:
Checking their emails 36 x an hour and mobiles 47 x a day
Managers spending 26% of their day managing data
Working new leads as they have no process for keeping existing clients (even though the probability of selling to existing clients is 60-70% as opposed to 5-20% new business!)
In fact – they are so distracted they can’t make the right calls or be tenacious enough to tackle pain point 2 and 4.
Recruitment Leaders are Blowing Profit
Spending on average £10k per new starter, as the previous cohort didn’t cut it
Recruitment CRM that their staff insist doesn’t drive the process
“Compensatory” tech and 3rd party systems which forgives point 2 and creates more distractions
Delivering the wrong training - recruiters are screaming for "consumable" training, ideally OnDemand HIIT-style training (hence why my team and I have created recruitment HIIT)
Running a recruitment business is painful!
And then you hear about technology which will make the pain go away! Another distraction?
Kevin Green Said: 85% of the Value of Your Business is in Your People
Why are 2/3 of your leavers quitting either directly or indirectly through a lack of training? And why are you buying more recruitment tools, when they can't use what they already have? Why is the most important recruitment tool being under invested in...
(What would Kevin say?)
fixate on recruitment tech that takes the pain away
...that takes away the distractions and the attrition! Focus on your CRM - CRMFirst is my mantra!
Using your Recruitment CRM correctly can:
Boost Sales by 29%
Reduce your attrition by 2/3
Prevent the crazy distractions above – no-one is ever trained to check their emails 36 x an hour!
Training your staff is an important strategy for this year. Training them the right way is critical.
Would 50% More Productivity Suit You?
Blended learningis the route to success. OnDemand high intensity interval training, blended with practices, quizzes, webinars, and face to face - recruiters are likely to be 50% more productive with continuous and speedy training! Hence recruitment HIIT.
Not training your staff, then blowing £10k replacing each individual… distracting and expensive!
If the average recruiter takes 6-12 months to be effective, and then quits, no wonder being a recruitment leader is a tough gig!
If experienced recruiters drown under the weight of too much data and systems, please grab the chance to "reboot" them.
Just as it's cheaper to sell to existing clients, it's MUCH cheaper to keep your staff then re-recruit!
Make the Pain Go Away
I spoke at the Recruitment Agency Expo in February about how recruitment technology should boost process and sales, not simply replace recruiters and increase your expenses.
See my slides below – and please arrange a call with me if you want 2020 to be about less distraction, less leavers, and more sustainability and profit. I’m on a mission to work with you to take the pain away.
Continuous Blended learning is the route to success, not just recruitment training. OnDemand high intensity interval training, blended with practices, quizzes, webinars, and face to face - recruiters are likely to be 50% more productive with continuous and speedy training! Hence recruitment HIIT.
HIIT Us, Recruiters!
Our high intensity interval training - Recruitment HIIT - helps recruiters source, convert quicker and develop healthy pipelines, and helps marketers generate more of the 3Cs. We aim to save every recruiter and marketer at least 1 hour per day - more billing time, more fees.
MS Teams Tips for Busy Recruiters
Whether you have MS Teams as your video / chat platform, or you need to use it when a candidate or client sends you a link to a Teams meeting, you need to nail this crucial tech.Simply using Teams for the odd chat or video call, and pressing Join and Leave is not smart. Knowing how to use it to communicate, screen and sell is critical. Don't allow the tech to let you down.MS Teams Tips for Smart Recruiters... Nail your Comms, Screening, and SalesWe've launched our new HIIT workout for you lovely recruiters. It's focused on helping you look cool, be productive, save time, and nail your screening and sales calls. We've got Teams tips like:Chat on turbo (no time to waste!)Mute distractions (focus on what's important).Listen to chats (reading is so yesterday!)Stalk - How to get notified when someone comes out of a meeting. (So you can pounce on them!)Engage with Polls, Praise, and other super-engaging Teams features.Screen and Sell with our "Beast Your Meeting" workout.Look younger! Oh! And it can take years off you with its "soft focus" setting too!If you're an existing HIIT client login and complete the workout.Want a free trial to see how HIIT can help improve speed and pipeline?CLICK HERE FOR YOUR FREE TRIALRecruitment TrainingThis video is part of a series of recruitment trainings in Recruitment HIIT, our online recruitment training platform.Our training helps new and experienced recruiters qualify their jobs, speedily source and advertise, and improve their screening. It boosts CV to interview ratios, whilst giving great tips to prevent counter offers, and secure the placement and beyond.Plus, if you have Bullhorn, Analytics, Automation, SourceBreaker, LinkedIn, Calendly, Teams, Daxtra, Broadbean, idibu, Hinterview, Paiger, Adapt, we train on those too!TRY HIIT FREE HERE
Need to Optimise Your Recruitment Accounts? Get Automating
Recruitment sales - BD and account management - are top goals for recruiters, not just this year but every year.But this year has been an especially tough year for sales for many recruiters. Downsize? Scale? I'm OK?Whether you are downsizing, or trying to scale, you need an automated account management process. Being complacent about sales, or bashing the phones in panic, does not make for a sustainable stress-free recruitment business.If you have Bullhorn Automation, or are considering it, there's plenty it can do to help you drive, secure, optimise, and maximise client relationships.BD is great - but account management may be better! Who wants cold, when you can be HOT?!5 Ways to Drive, Secure, and Optimise Your AccountsOur last Bullhorn Automation webinar focused on Sales. I covered why you need to automate sales, and some ideas for how to automate. Watch it here.In my next webinar, I'm zoning in on the clients you already have - the current and lapsed - and exploring how you can drive them smarter with automation.Plus - your key goal with automation should be to improve recruiter productivity. You need to generate some serious heat from your Bullhorn data. This will help create focus and revenue-generating activity.So, join me 9 Oct to review how to:Automate your BDStrengthen your client relationships (and pipeline),Reduce reliance on third-party systems, andImprove recruiter productivity and happiness!REGISTER FOR THE WEBINARAutomation, Training, Bullhorn1stWe're a passionate team of recruitment, tech, training professionals set on helping ambitious recruitment businesses, big and small, improve speed and pipeline.For help with Automation, creating a Bullhorn1st culture, and Recruitment Training...CONTACT US
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