The recruitment industry in the UK is HUGE and it continues to grow year on year. Jobs change lives and so recruiters change lives every day!
Working in recruitment is also extremely competitive. Attracting and placing the best talent is a challenge when you have so many other recruiters and employers to compete with. This is why it’s so important to review, improve and adapt your recruiting strategies.
If you’re a recruiter, follow these 9 experts to develop your skills, improve your tactics, change more lives and make money!
1. Kevin Green
Kevin Green is the Chief Executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), the professional body representing the UK’s private recruitment industry. They represent 80% of the recruitment market by value! Kevin tweets new content produced by the REC and plenty of informative articles for business leaders and recruiters. He’ll also fill you in on REC events being hosted across the UK.
If you want to keep up with what’s happening and best practices in the recruitment industry, Kevin is your guy!
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— Kevin Green (@kevingreenrec) 12 October 2016
2. Dave Hazelhurst
Dave Hazelhurst (aka. Google Dave) is a digital marketer with plenty of knowledge and insights that recruiters can learn from. He encourages recruiters to unlock the power of storytelling in the way they promote their company and advertise roles.
With recruiters acting more like marketers being a hot topic in the industry right now, there’s never been a better time to start following Google Dave!
— Dave Hazlehurst (@googledave) 6 October 2016
3. Louise Triance
Louise Triance is the MD of UK Recruiter, a community of UK recruitment professionals. She regularly writes her own articles for the UK Recruiter blog and gives her opinions on what’s happening in the recruitment industry. Louise shares tons of great advice and industry updates for recruiters, so if you want to be at the top of your game start following her today!
— louisetriance (@louisetriance) 19 October 2016
4. Tony Restell
Tony Restell’s the second marketing guru on our list. He specialises in social media marketing for recruiters and small businesses and is the Director of Social-Hire.com. Tony’s Twitter feed is full of valuable advice and updates that all recruiters can benefit from.
— Tony Restell (@tonyrestell) 27 September 2016
5. DeeDee Doke
DeeDee Doke is the head of content and editor at Recruiter magazine – the market-leading print title/website for the recruitment industry and profession. She tweets about all of the exciting events that Recruiter magazine hosts alongside her opinions on hot topics in the news.
— DeeDee Doke (@editordeedee) 7 October 2016
6. Katrina Collier
Katrina Collier is a Social Media Recruitment Trainer and Global Keynote Speaker who shows companies, from SMEs to blue chips, how to source their staff on social media and improve candidate response rates. Katrina says, “Candidate responsiveness is low. The job market is booming. What’s worked in the past, isn’t now. It’s time for a change. It’s time to spread your net and discover more about social recruiting!” Follow Katrina for all her social recruiting tips!
— Katrina Collier (@KatrinaMCollier) 24 October 2016
7. Brad Shackleton
Brad Shackleton is a Motivational Speaker and Life, Sales and Leadership Coach (and ‘X Factor’ judges houses contestant in 2012). To date, Brad has coached over 6,000 CEOs, sales directors and sales professionals in 17 different cities around the world across 19 separate industries including: Recruitment, Search & Selection, Financial Services, I.T, Telecommunications, Insurance, Aviation, and Formula 1. As a former ‘Million Pound Biller’ Recruiter and Headhunter, he knows what it takes to make placements and money, so start following him today!
— Brad Shackleton (@BradShackleton) 4 February 2016
8. Clare Davis
Clare Davis has been delivering quality coaching, training and consulting services to the recruitment industry for nearly 20 years. She helps people build relationships to build their business. If you want to improve your business relationships (which let’s face it, all recruiters should), give Clare a follow!
— Clare Davis (@ClareDavis_) 19 October 2016
9. Johnny Campbell
Johnny Campbell is the founder and CEO of Social Talent, a company that has the lofty ambition to improve the productivity of every professional worker in the world with better knowledge, tools and data to be better at what they do. So far Johnny and his team have turned nearly 15,000 recruiters from companies like Cisco, Intel, GE, Manpower, Randstad and Pontoon into Sourcing Ninjas. Follow Johnny for his upcoming webinars and valuable sourcing advice snippets.
— Johnny Campbell (@JohnnyCampbell) 6 October 2016
Do you know any other experts that recruiters need to follow? Let us know by leaving a comment below.