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A remarkable comeback as ANZ perm sales soar once again.

Posted by Nigel Harse FRCSA on 11 June 2021
A remarkable comeback as ANZ perm sales soar once again.
Looking back, in May 2020 we were faced with the greatest market crash our industry had witnessed. Results tumbled everywhere, perm sales instantly plunged by 60% to 70% or more and the future outlook was grim. As we all adjusted to the new challenges and Governments stepped in with some very e...
Posted in:Perm Sales in AustraliaAustralian recruitment agencies  

Temp/contract recruitment sales soar as state economies open up

Posted by Nigel Harse FRCSA on 27 October 2020
The tide turns and temp/contract recruitment sales soar as state economies open up Australian recruitment agencies have endured much throughout the pandemic. However, the continued surge in temp/contract sales proves there's light at the end of the tunnel. It's been a tumultuous year ...
Posted in:Perm Sales in AustraliaInsights BlogRecruitment SalesAustralian recruitment agencies, flexible staffing solutionscoronavirus impacts  

Dodging Bullets: How the Federal Election Impacts Recruitment

Posted by Nigel Harse FRCSA on 10 August 2019
Dodging Bullets: How the Federal Election Impacts Recruitment
A win for the Liberal Party is a win for the Australia recruitment industry. Find out why, plus learn the impacts of the election on permanent sales. In the lead up to the Federal Election, the widely speculated change of government caused unrest in the recruitment industry. Fortunately, w...
Posted in:Perm Sales in AustraliaInsights BlogRecruitment Agency ProfitFederal Election  

FY19 soaring, but it's not all a bed of roses

Posted by Nigel Harse FRCSA on 7 May 2019
FY19 soaring, but it's not all a bed of roses
After a stellar FY18 for the recruitment sector, the first 9 months of FY19 continue to be strong, with the first two quarters reporting soaring sales results again. Yet, while on the surface things look rosy, dig a little deeper and you'll start to see some cracks appearing. Temp and ...
Posted in:Business ProfitabilityPerm Sales in AustraliaRecruitment Agency ProfitStaffing and Recruitment  

The high cost of churn hurts as smaller agencies fail to ride the perm wave

Posted by Nigel Harse FRCSA on 19 February 2019
The high cost of churn hurts as smaller agencies fail to ride the perm wave
"The recruitment industry in Australia is booming. In fact, I'd go as far as to say that I've never seen it this good. Demand for permanent roles is high, business confidence is strong and interest rates are low." - the opening lines of my blog last month

I've said i...
Posted in:Perm Sales in AustraliaStaff TurnoverStaffing and Recruitment  

There's no time quite like the present

Posted by Nigel Harse FRCSA on 16 December 2018
There's no time quite like the present
On the first day of Christmas my client gave to me,
a placement with a big flat fee.
On the second day of Christmas my client gave to me,
Two temporary contracts
and a placement with a big flat fee.
On the third day of Christmas my client gave to me,
Three job referrals
Two temporary contr...
Posted in:Return On InvestmentPerm Sales in AustraliaInsights Blog  

Perm sales growth - did you keep up with the pack in 2017?

Posted by Nigel Harse FRCSA on 3 April 2018
Perm sales growth - did you keep up with the pack in 2017?
Perm sales can often be viewed as a barometer of general business confidence and the indicators continue to look good. The Australian Bureau of Statistics quarterly count of job vacancies suggests the strength of employment opportunities seen over the past year is set to continue. The...
Posted in:Perm Sales in AustraliaInsights BlogPerformance MetricsStaffing and Recruitment  

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