The Recruitment Industry is full of bright people, exciting companies, and cool content - so where do you find out more about the industry, hear the latest recruitment tips, and discover industry news and meet-ups?
We’ve put together a list of 53 of the best blogs, influencers, vc’s, investors, metrics, podcasts, communities, and meet-ups to keep you on top of the latest in the recruitment industry. We’ll be updating this list as we find exciting new content and resources, so let us know your favorite recruitment industry go-to’s!
Keep up to date with the latest trends, news, and how-to’s with these
It’s alright to humbly add our own blog to this list, right? We like to think of it as the source for all things data - to help you get more from yourself, your team, and your recruitment analytics and business intelligence.
The Recruitment Geek blog, founded by Ben Carter (Global Head of IT for Spencer Ogden), was built with one sole purpose - a place to share knowledge within the Recruitment / HR ecosystem.
Chief Executive of APSCo with over 20 years recruitment experience. Co-author of the best selling “Professional Recruiter’s Handbook.”
James Osborne is the CEO of Innergy and UK Sales Trainer of the Year. Works with senior teams from some of the most renowned global organisations, as well as multitude of SMEs.
Former CEO of the SThree Group. Spent over 26 years with the company during which time it grew from four people in a single London office to 2,200 staff in 64 offices in 18 countries.
Director and Co-Owner of Premier Group since 2000, instrumental in growing the company organically to 100 employees.
Jamie started JCW Search in 2007. In the period of only a few years, Jamie has grown JCW Search to 60 employees in two offices.
Since becoming the Managing Director, in 1996, Peter Moore has lead Macdonald & Company to become the largest most respected real estate focused recruitment provider in the market.
Former Managing Director of Madison Black - re-engineered the business into a profitable, SAP focussed powerhouse of 70 staff with revenues of over £20 million, former member of the Sthree Executive Board.
CEO of REC, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, as well as a regular contributor to broadcast and print media on the UK labour market.
CEO of Spencer Ogden, David Spencer-Percival is responsible for running Spencer Ogden’s global organisation with over 400 staff across 15 offices globally.
"The UK's fastest growing investor in early stage recruitment companies. We back superstars to create niche specialist brands that are built on passion, and doing things a little bit differently."
“Established to help Britain’s growing businesses by providing growth capital in the form of long-term equity investment. BGF initially invests between £2m and £10m in return for a minority stake in a business.”
Accepting applications for a £1 Million fund as of August 2016, award winning recruitment entrepreneur, Darren Ryemill and team seek to help the chosen recruitment company scale quickly.
“We are a Joint Venture operation that funds entrepreneurial start-up businesses. We take care of all the back-end support functions of the business allowing the Recruit Venture Partner to deal with the front-end operations and focus on their core business.”
This category includes all the key revenue-related metrics from y/y revenue numbers, to segmenting based on permanent vs contract placements, to growth rates, and finally to profit (eg: profit per desk, per team, etc).
The role of business development is to add jobs to the recruitment pipeline. This category is full of activities that lead to Jobs Added.
The number of activities that each recruitment consultant or team perform when attempting to place candidates in open jobs.
The measurement of how efficient each consultant or team is at performing recruitment activities.
The measurement of how efficient each consultant or team is at delivering jobs added through business development activities. This could also include client calls or client meetings.
Hosted by REC’s Kevin Green, guests discuss key challenges faced by recruiters and recruitment companies in today’s competitive marketplace and how to overcome the challenges.
Recruitment social media and technology consultants, Barclay Jones takes their knowledge of tooling and digital media to the podcast realm to share with everyone.
Creates discussion through 10 questions exploring recruitment journeys - how companies and recruiters overcome failures and learn from previous problems to gain success.
For both staffing and recruiting professionals, Scott Love’s Staffing and Recruiting Training Podcast presents tips for increasing placements and revenue.
“The Recruitment Society is the only body that serves the entire recruitment industry. Since 1979 the Society has represented the interests of and shared knowledge with a broad church of recruitment professionals.”
The largest recruitment agency event series in the UK & Europe. The events combine industry leading keynote talks, interactive discussion sessions, and relaxed social networking opportunities.