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5 things I learned about recruiting in Prague and Bratislava

5 things I learned about recruiting in Prague and Bratislava

Last week I was in Central Europe, coaching recruiters in two Masterclasses, but also meeting many local Recruitment Agency owners and managers. The sessions were dominated by Czech and Slovak recruiters, but attendees came from 9 countries across Europe, so we had an excellent cross-section of ideas and discussion. My thanks to Vladimir Klescht and […]

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New! Savage & Savage UK Speaking Tour, 2017

New! Savage & Savage UK Speaking Tour, 2017

Dear UK ‘Savage Truth’ reader, I am excited to invite you to my new UK  Recruiter Masterclass series – aimed squarely at desk recruiters who want to skill up, rapidly grow fees, and thrive in changing times. S.P.R.I.N.T The Six Pillars of the Future-Fit Recruiter This half-day Masterclass just ran in nine cities in Australia […]

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The people with the best people always win. Always.

The people with the best people always win. Always.

Technology? Yes, you have got to have the best, and you have to know how to use it. But the point of difference in recruitment is still people, and in my view that will increasingly be the case. Stands to reason. Everyone who is a serious player will be able to afford the best technology. […]

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50,000 Twitter Followers! Only took 7 years, 2 weeks, and 5 days

50,000 Twitter Followers! Only took 7 years, 2 weeks, and 5 days

Modern recruiters build a strong online personal brand. It’s not cliche, it’s not marketing babble, it’s not the blathering of some pony-tailed, ear-ringed digital acolyte. It’s a deal-breaker for recruiting success. It will become the recruiters biggest asset. And this claim is based on the Twitter experience of a recruiter. An old-school, hard-case recruiter at […]

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Such a great recruitment business. So I bought it! And why.

Such a great recruitment business. So I bought it! And why.

Well, I didn’t buy the whole business. But I did invest a significant amount of money for a significant shareholding, and a place on the Board. I thought long and hard about publishing this blog. This is personal financial information after all. Not really something to ‘share’. And I have invested in plenty of other […]

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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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