Best Blogs & Resources Every New Recruiter Should Read

If you’re new to the recruitment industry and you're looking for  invaluable tips to help you accelerate your progress and climb the recruitment ranks, then you've come to the right place! At Firefish, not only do we make software for recruiters by recruiters, but all our blogs are written by ex-recruiters too!

It's fair to say, we know a thing or two about recruitment, and at one time or another, we've all stood in your shoes! Speaking from experience, we know that the best way to up your game and improve your strategy quickly comes from proactively seeking out ways to improve (not matter what stage of your career you're at!).

The very fact that you've landed on this blog means that you're already well on your way to becoming a top-biller! To help you do just that, we've complied a list of the best blogs, eBooks and Crowdcasts perfect for new recruiters...

11 blogs that new recruiters love

While we recommend reading all of our blogs, here are the ones that focus on helping rookie recruiters improve quickly (and make commissions!).
  1. How to Improve Quickly as a New Recruiter
  2. 5 Tricks That Will Help You Climb the Ranks Quickly as a Recruiter 
  3. 5 Key Business Development Strategies for Recruiters
  4. 8 Recruitment Podcasts Every Recruiter Should Listen
  5. 5 Self-Development Tactics Every Recruiter Should Practice
  6. 5 Steps to the Perfect Candidate Speccing Process
  7. 5 Habits Every Recruiter Needs to Adopt to Build a Strong Personal Brand
  8. 7 Free Tools That Will Help You Build a Strong Personal Brand
  9. 3 Tools That Will Help You Generate Recruitment Sales Leads
  10. 4 New Skills You Need to Get Promoted in Recruitment
  11. 10 Sales Books That Will Make You a Better Recruiter

eBooks and data insights that will help you thrive

Download the following eBooks to dig deeper into topics from KPIs to sales forecasting and everything in between.

  1. How to Build a Top-Billing Recruitment Desk
  2. How to Set Personal Recruitment KPIs to Become a Top Biller 
  3. How To Recruit In a Candidate-Short Market
  4. How to Turn a New Client into Your Biggest Earner
  5. Top 10 Recruitment Tactics for Surviving a Candidate-Driven Market 
  6. Recruitment Sales Forecasting: How to Predict The Numbers Your Boss Wants To See 
  7. 5 Habits Every Recruiter Needs to Adopt to Build a Strong Personal Brand
  8. Firefish Monthly Job Flow Report

Hear from other recruitment experts on our Crowdcast

t's not only us here at Firefish that dish out advice based off of our many years in recruitment. Just like you, we love to learn from experts too! That's why we host a monthly Crowdcast where our CEO Wendy meets with specialists from all across the industry to talk about all things recruitment.

If you've just started out in recruitment and are looking for ways to improve, the following videos are a must-watch:

  1. How to Improve Your Results on LinkedIn as a Recruiter
  2. Upgrade Your Job Board Ads to Attract Top Candidates

  3. What Do Top Billers Want When Looking for a New Role?
  4. How to Practise 'Proper' Prospecting in Recruitment
  5. How to Sell Yourself to Success in Recruitment

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Beth Williams

Awesome Aussie Beth is an experienced recruiter and Growth Executive here at Firefish. She has a huge love of the industry and a real passion for helping recruiters to change the way they recruit.

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