Every recruitment leader needs more staff – or at least they want their existing staff to be loyal, effective and successful. This podcast is a great listen to help you spend a little time creating a strategy for fixing your talent shortage. No recruiters? No fees? No business! Here’s a fix!
In this episode of the Recruitment Leaders’ Podcast, I spoke to Ann Swain, Founder of APSCo, about their initiative, Women in Recruitment, something that will fix over 70% of Recruitment Leaders’ issues this year (and beyond…)
We talked about what Women in Recruitment is. What does Women in Recruitment do, and what’s in it for recruiters?
Recruitment leaders have a lot to benefit from understanding how a focus on diversity and inclusion in their recruitment business can fix a lot of problems (namely recruiting and retaining the best recruiters!) and help them create more profitable, successful businesses.
We talked about some key issues that can affect / help the talent shortage in most recruitment businesses:
- Why there is a talent shortage within the recruitment industry
- Women in Recruitment: WIIFR (what’s in it for recruiters?)
- What really motivates salespeople and recruiters?
- How are men and women being done a disservice in the workplace?
- What do millennials and Gen Z really want, and how can we deliver it?
- How do recruitment leaders fix the gap between employing and retaining staff?
- Does Ann think women are better salespeople than men?
- How do we help our staff perform to the best of their ability?
- What are the benefits to joining Women in Recruitment?
Women in Recruitment isn’t just about ticking a box, feeling better, “doing the right thing”. There’s LOTs of commercial benefits – which if I’m honest, I feel I shouldn’t need to outline, but, I may as well.
- If the average recruitment business needs more staff, what do they need to do to hire and retain women?
- Do women make better sales people? (Contentious!)
- Recruitment awards and vendors often ask about diversity – what do you really need to say about your approach to “women in recruitment”
Listen to the Podcast Below!
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