Captain’s Table

Captain’s Table is a professionally-facilitated forum for owners and leaders of recruitment businesses. Attendees are encouraged to share experiences and engage in discussions. As an industry knowledge group session, the attendees help shape these monthly meetings and content is developed in-line with the feedback of the attendees to ensure that the events are topical, interesting and meaningful for attendees.

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Coming Events

June Captain’s Table – What marketing is actually working for recruitment businesses in 2018?

There is no industry that moves faster than marketing. Always changing and evolving into new ways to help customers part with money. As soon as we think we understand the latest opportunities, the next one seems to have come along. It is no wonder that many business owners scratch their heads and wonder where they should put their next investment.

Join our guest presenters from Eloquent for what will be a lively discussion as they share what is working and where savvy recruitment companies are spending their marketing dollars.

Melbourne – June 19. Register here

Sydney – June 20. Register here

Some highlights from our  past events

April 2018 Captain’s Table – We farewell an industry legend – Rosemary Scott

Having interviewed thousands of people during her 43 years in the recruitment industry, we are proud to have Rosemary Scott joined us for one last one – her own farewell interview. While you all may not know her personally everyone in recruitment in Australia knows of Rosemary and what she has brought to the industry.

March 2018 Captain’s Table – Staff Engagement and Employee Value Proposition

Understanding the Employee Value Proposition (EVP) can unlock significant benefits for not only your own business – it can also deliver you a competitive advantage to identify, source and place the best talent for your clients.

This interactive session with Mike Beeley will help you understand how firms rely on more than just remuneration to find and keep talent – and – how you can leverage it for future success.

March 2018 Captain’s Table – Ross Clennett – Up Close and Personal

Insightful, honest and pulling no punches – Ross shared his views, experience and insight into the recruitment industry.

– The highlights of his career in the recruitment industry
– Some of the most important things he has learned
– What the best recruitment firms do to stand out in the market
– The attributes of some of the best consultants he has trained
– His take on the future of the industry

Ross also shared his views in many important industry issues – increasing consultant performance, effective hiring, performance management, training that works, staff retention techniques and much more.

February 2018 Captain’s Table – Building sustainable, high-performance teams.

Consistent high consultant performance is critical to the long term profitability, stability and success of recruitment firms in all sectors.

A high-performing team not only contributes to the overall business revenue, it also fosters a feeling of belonging and trust amongst staff – which through numerous studies is shown to increase job satisfaction and improve staff retention.

The session covered:

  • What does high performance mean?
  • How is it measured?
  • How can we further increase performance?
  • What can we do more of to improve consistency?
  • What else besides billings is important?