Emerging and new recruitment leaders are receiving invaluable advice and guidance through the PEARL (Professional, Emerging and Aspiring Recruitment Leaders) Mentoring Program offered through the RCSA.
Learning and Development Manager Cheryll Seslija said the ethos of PEARL is to develop future leaders. PEARL is an outlet towards building our next generation of talent and designed to give new and emerging leaders an opportunity to learn from the best of the best.
“It provides opportunities for mentors to contribute to the wellbeing of the industry by passing on their knowledge and experience to others through reflection on their own practices and exposure to new ideas, interests and opportunities for challenge,” Cheryll said.
“Mentors and mentees are matched based on their goals, objectives and professional background and then meet on a monthly basis over the course of a year to discuss and plan how to actualise these goals.”
Cheryll said a good example of how the program worked could be seen in New Zealand where Brenda James, founder of