About Greg Savage

Over a career spanning thirty years, Greg Savage has established himself as a global recruitment leader. Greg is a regular keynote speaker at staffing and recruitment conferences around the world.

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Are you ‘Yesterday’s Hero’, on the slide to recruiting hell?

Are you ‘Yesterday’s Hero’, on the slide to recruiting hell?

Agency recruitment is not dying. In fact it’s thriving. But not for everyone! The winners will be the modern recruiters who evolve, re-tool, up-skill and re-invent. The rate of change in recruitment means the landscape is littered with ‘yesterday’s heroes’ Is that where you are headed? Check out my two minute video where I explain […]

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Sales meetings

Sales meetings are like sex. The best bit is at the end.

It is simple. Unless you want to be a transactional recruiting hack, you need to build relationships. And the foundation for a relationship is the client meeting or sales visit. And most recruiter sales meetings are a debacle. Here is the secret about how they should end.

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Think like an immigrant!

Think like an immigrant!

Modern Australia was built on immigrants. They came in clearly defined waves. The British. The Southern Europeans. The Asians. Many other countries are the same, and most pay homage to those immigrants now. I am an immigrant myself, arriving in Australia two weeks before my 21st Birthday. I am the son of an immigrant too. […]

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Greg Savage UK and Ireland Masterclass Series. One month to go!

Greg Savage UK and Ireland Masterclass Series. One month to go!

In October last year I delivered five Recruitment Masterclasses, in London and Manchester. All sold out! I am back in the UK and Ireland soon. I really hope to see you at these events. Cheers, Greg   Glasgow, Scotland June 1, 2016: Recruiter Masterclass for Consultants, Owners and Managers ************************************************** Dublin, Ireland. June 2, 2016: […]

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Every great recruiter has this ONE thing. Do you?

Every great recruiter has this ONE thing. Do you?

What makes a great recruiter? I get asked this all the time, and frankly I am still trying to pin down that moving target. But one thing is for a sure; a great recruiter, especially a super temp or contract recruiter, is an opportunist, quick to spot an opening. They are always looking for ways […]

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Is Agency recruitment going to be ‘uber-ised’ ? The answer here

Is Agency recruitment going to be ‘uber-ised’? The answer here.

At least twice a month I am approached by an HR Tech startup with a ‘new’ idea to ‘disrupt’ the recruitment industry. Plenty of these guys (and occasionally, gals) are super-smart, and all are earnest, (sometimes fanatical), in their belief that they have found ‘the holy grail’. In many cases, indeed I think most cases, […]

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