Good question, who is this guy? Well, Alan has been training recruiters since 1997 and during this time has developed a unique delivery style that instructs, engages and motivates the people he trains and works with (some would say ‘an entertrainer’).
His energy and passion is evident during training sessions. His wealth of international experience and exposure to many market specialities add real life and meaningful value to the training. As at 2016 he has trained over 7,500 people in recruitment, from researchers through to managers and company directors across 14 different countries.
Alan has worked as a consultant with exposure to High Street recruitment through to Executive Search and landed his first training job at Blue Arrow as an induction trainer. After 2 years of receiving consistently outstanding feedback he was headhunted to set up a training division at a firm of headhunters in London (ECI Human Capital) where he developed their graduate programme, induction, management training courses and everything in between. A testament to his ability to work with people at every level to the highest standard saw him rewarded with Employee of the Year every year for the 5 years he was there.
In 2005 he set up Detraco Limited offering a range of in-house training programmes and one off events to recruitment companies across the globe and for the first 5 years also worked as a freelance trainer for Lander Associates. He continually receives outstanding feedback and clients come back year after year, some of them being people who he initially trained as consultants and who are now business owners or managers/directors.
The combination of personal experiences, experiences of others, his energy and passion for the business allows him to deliver memorable training events and work with large groups of people. As a certified NLP Practitioner he adds another dimension when working with individuals in 1:1 scenarios.
Alan continues to work very closely with clients developing training programmes at all levels within the business and he understands the challenges that recruitment companies face. To that end he has developed RecruiterFit to offer new and existing clients additional cost effective support.