Rhys Jones
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How to deliver quality headhunts that WILL win more business.

Started Mar 18, 2016 0 Replies

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

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How working for yourself can actually be less risky than changing jobs.

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, however taking the right new job can be tricky to get right too.…See More
Jan 19
Rhys Jones posted a blog post

How working for yourself can actually be less risky than changing jobs.

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, however taking the right new job can be tricky to get right too.…See More
Jan 19
A blog post by Rhys Jones was featured

Why quality coaching is dying off in the recruitment industry.

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 LinkedIn profile “what…See More
Jan 3
Rhys Jones posted a blog post

Why quality coaching is dying off in the recruitment industry.

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 LinkedIn profile “what…See More
Jan 3

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How working for yourself can actually be less risky than changing jobs.

Posted on January 19, 2018 at 4:35am 0 Comments

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,…

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Why quality coaching is dying off in the recruitment industry.

Posted on January 3, 2018 at 5:00am 0 Comments

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…

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Why Recruitment Owner/Managers Need to KPI Themselves for Real Business Growth.

Posted on September 29, 2017 at 4:46am 0 Comments

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…

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Why bad managers give KPI’s a bad reputation.

Posted on August 24, 2017 at 10:49am 0 Comments

Mention KPI’s to a lot of recruiters and you get an instant negative reaction. As explained in the book “The Chimp Paradox” by Steve Peters, the brain gets infected by bad experiences, so if a recruiter has been “beaten with a stick” over KPI’s it’s natural their view of them will remain negative and they’ll reject the concept of KPI’s being a good thing.

KPI’s used well are an amazing tool to plan and deliver success, highlight development areas and grow recruiters into business…

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