We know you`ve been waiting for the sequel and here it is. We recently asked Japan`s recruitment community, both Talent Acquisition and Agency Professionals, what you would do differently if you could return to your first year of recruitment.
I was recently asked: “What advice do you wish you had learnt earlier in your recruitment career?” Here is my best shot at answering that, broken down into 4 areas.
OK, the question we put out to Japan`s recruitment community, both Talent Acquisition and Agency Professionals, is --- what would you do differently if given the chance to go back in time and re-train yourself in recruitment?
If and when you decide the time and circumstances are right to consider a move and your preference is Agency side, this article can help you find the agency work environment that fits your DNA. From Culture to KPIs & Compensation, the important decision you make should be well-informed.
Want to better understand transparent agency commission schemes for recruitment consultants in Japan? Although there are a ton of variations, our guest contributor has clearly laid out 3 of the more popular ones you might come across in your agency career here.
This is a story about an experienced recruiter, me, who decided to completely shift out of one industry and into another. And if you are thinking to do similarly, or even just thinking to enter the recruitment industry, maybe my experience can help.
In this post, Yan Sen Lu of Makana Partners summarizes what some research says the 2021 year might look like for recruitment in Japan. A global pandemic, social unrest, political and economic turbulence – many label 2020 as the ‘lost’ year. It was also a year no one saw coming. As we turn the page to 2021, the year of the mighty ox, we look into our crystal ball to try and get a better picture of what lies ahead.
What pushes agency recruiters to go in-house? In recent years, the In-House vs Agency recruitment topic has raised increasing attention among recruiters. In Japan, we are seeing a tremendous number of agency recruiters not just open to consider opportunities in the market, but ONLY open to consider an in-house (Talent Acquisition) role as a next career step.
A major challenge with managing a company (or a sales desk), especially a small company, is cashflow. A big part of cashflow management is getting paid on time. So what do you do when a client (big or small) hasn't paid you by the invoice due date? Here are some very simple, commonsense steps that need to be part of your approach.
Recruiters, like most people, need something to complain about. We`re human and we want what we want and even when we get what we want, we quickly identify other stuff we didn’t know we wanted and complain about not having it. It`s a thing of nature. Like hating on your CRM.