Mark Whitby

Your host and conference moderator Mark Whitby has earned a reputation as a world class coach, trainer and consultant to the recruitment industry.

Mark is the author of “Recruiting in Tough Times: How to Increase Your Sales in a Soft Economy” – a training manual and audio program that has benefited over 2,500 recruiters around the world.

He’s one of the leading recruitment trainers in the United Kingdom and works with recruiting firms internationally with clients in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and Singapore. An expert in motivation and sales performance, Mark is the creator of the best-selling “Recruitment Masterclass” audio program and the founder of web-based recruiter training portal

Originally from Canada, Mark has over 17 years experience of sales, marketing and business development in both the UK and North America. Since 2001, Mark has helped hundreds of recruiters to maximize their performance through his on-site training, one-on-one coaching, executive consulting, teleseminars, webinars, articles and audio programs.

Prior to launching his training business Breakthrough Coaching Ltd, Mark was a top-performing recruiter with one of the UK’s largest and most respected recruitment firms. He has won new business on both a retained and contingency basis with major accounts and fast growing technology companies.

Over 83% of Mark’s revenue comes from repeat business. That’s because he gets measurable results for his clients in the form of increased sales, higher profits, improved staff motivation and retention. Mark’s clients range from small independents to some of the biggest names in the recruitment industry.