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Changing the way you recruit: Subscribe to stay ahead of the recruitment curve; be informed, challenged, and inspired.

    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 11 - How to Sell Yourself to Success in Recruitment

    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 11 - How to Sell Yourself to Success in Recruitment

    We’re delighted to announce that Sid Barnes will be joining us for the next episode of the Firefish Crowdcast!

    Sid is an industry award-winning Executive, Consultant and Chairman and is currently the Non-Exec Director to 18 businesses.

    As CEO of Mastermind Consulting, he advises recruitment businesses on strategy, client acquisition, retention, and leadership.

    Join us today as we discuss how to sell your way to success in recruitment.

    We’ll be covering…


    The steps you can take to maximize sales growth now and in the near future
    How to become a leader who manages their sales team to success
    How to use philosophy to become a better recruiter (yes, really!)

    • 38 min
    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 10 - How Has COVID-19 Changed the Recruitment Industry Forever?

    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 10 - How Has COVID-19 Changed the Recruitment Industry Forever?

    For the next episode of the Firefish podcast, we'll be joined by David Higgins, Non-Executive Director of Levy Europe, to discuss some of the ways Covid-19 is permanently changing the recruitment industry.

    David has spent more than 30 years in the recruitment industry, with a hugely diverse portfolio that includes being Founder of global agency giant, Harvey Nash.

    David now uses his expertise to help business build strategies for business growth across the UK and internationally.

    So, join us today as we chat around the following…


    What are the long-term effects of Covid-19 on the recruitment industry?
    How to plan your business growth strategy post-Covid-19
    How to take advantage of the new working environment moving forward.

    • 35 min
    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 9 - How to Avoid Lowering Your Fees in a Job-Short Market

    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 9 - How to Avoid Lowering Your Fees in a Job-Short Market

    In today's episode of the Firefish Crowdcast, we are joined by Jon Brooks from The Value Advantage to discuss how to avoid lowering your fees in a job short market.

    Jon has more than 10 years’ experience within the recruitment industry, 9 of those years were spent at Reed in the roles of Head of Marketing and Head of product and pricing. Jon now specialises in using his experience of strategic pricing, commercial marketing and disruptive product development to increase profits and improve the customer experience

    So, join us today as we chat around the following…


    Why your pricing strategy is more important now than ever in recruitment
    How to approach pricing negotiation in the current climate
    Why now is not the time to lower your recruitment fees

    • 42 min
    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 8 - Marketing Automation: The Key to Survival in Recruitment?

    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 8 - Marketing Automation: The Key to Survival in Recruitment?

    In this episode of Firefish Crowdcast, we are joined by Una McGuinness from UFM Talent to discuss the importance of marketing automation in the recruitment industry today.

    Una has more than 20 years’ experience managing recruitment businesses in Digital, Media and Marketing sectors. 15 of those years she spent at Aspire, as Director and Board Member but previously also as Marketing Director, when she lead an ambitious but successful marketing automation project to increase the company’s engagement with candidates and clients.

    So, join us we chat around the following…


    Why marketing automation is so important to the recruitment industry right now
    How automation can help your agency grow post Covid-19
    Areas of the recruitment process that can be automated and how to get started

    • 40 min
    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 7 - How to Become the Recruitment Agency Everyone Wants to Work With

    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 7 - How to Become the Recruitment Agency Everyone Wants to Work With

    In this episode of Firefish Crowdcast, we are joined by Natasha Clarke to discuss what is a real hot topic in the industry as we move into a job-lead market: how to become the agency that everyone wants to work with.

    Previously Chief People Officer at SThree, Natasha now specialises in supporting CEOs and boards to develop their people strategy, driving business performance through leadership and culture.

    So, join us as we chat around the following…


    How agencies can improve their reputation on the market
    The effects Covid-19 has had on business culture
    The direct benefits of caring more about diversity and inclusion at your agency.

    • 39 min
    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 6 - What Will the Recruitment Industry Look Like After COVID-19?

    Changing the way you recruit | Episode 6 - What Will the Recruitment Industry Look Like After COVID-19?

    Kevin Green has been in the recruitment industry for more than 30 years, including 10 years spent as CEO of REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation). He’s also a serial Non-Exec Director, a recruitment thought leader, a TEDx speaker and a best-selling author.

    His knowledge and experience makes him  the perfect guest to discuss predictions of what we can expect the recruitment industry to look like post covid-19 and what recruiters can be doing to prepare for it.

    So join today as we chat around the following:


    What the recruitment industry is going to look like post-Covid
    How to prepare for the new recruitment environment
    Kevin’s predictions of the economy and the impact it will have on the recruitment industry.

    • 43 min

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