• 10 words you must NEVER use to describe yourself

    Trust me on this one. The words you use in your resume, your LinkedIn profile, your twitter bio, your cover letter, and in spoken language, create a response in the reader, which can condemn you faster than the blink of an eye. You will be judged if you use these words. And not judged well. Here are [...]

10 words you must NEVER use to describe yourself

10 words you must NEVER use to describe yourself

Who am I to tell you how you can describe yourself? Nobody. So ignore me at your leisure. On the other hand, I can tell you for free that the words you use in your résumé, your LinkedIn profile, your Twitter bio, your cover letter, and in spoken language, create a response in the reader, [...]

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Qantas often annoys me. But this time, ‘well done’!

I see a lot of the inside of planes. Lately I have been assessing why I usually fly Qantas, as I have been getting more and more aggrieved at the airlines pricing policy. Seriously, Qantas regularly have Business Class seats at TWICE the price of comparable airlines to places like London. Some of my business [...]

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Greg Savage Masterclass: Back in London: September 2014.

The Savage Truth Tour is making its way to the UK, on 10th September 2014. Following the significant success of our 2013 event, I am partnering again with the Elite Recruitment Network and presenting two giant sessions, one for Recruiters, and one for Owners/Managers. Click on the Recruiter (morning) or Owner/Manager (afternoon) session, for full [...]

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36 lessons I learned from 2,000 client visits

36 lessons I learned from 2,000 client visits

Have I done 2,000 client visits? Definitely, at least that many. All over the world.* I did not count them, obviously, but one a week over my career, takes me well over that number. So did I learn anything? I like to think so. Do these resonate with you? Just doing a visit is not [...]

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Five recruiter ‘must haves’ (Infographic)

Five recruiter ‘must haves’ (Infographic)

Welcome to the first ever ‘Savage Truth’ Infographic. Just to mix thing up a bit. Short and sweet, too. Five recruiter essentials. Check you have them, won’t you?   Thanks to Ross Coverdale of Head Resourcing for producing this Infographic. Have your say. Please leave your comments and ideas below. ***************************************************************************************************** Subscribe to The Savage [...]

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20 reasons your boss hates you

20 reasons your boss hates you

Does your boss hate you? OK, hate is a strong word. I am sure she does not actually hate you. (Well, maybe not). But let’s say you irritate her, disappoint her, and ultimately incline her to regard you more as a liability than an asset. And that can only end in tears. 30 years of [...]

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