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The real secret to building a personal online brand

The real secret to building a personal online brand

The modern recruiter knows that ‘brand’ is key. And the smart modern recruiter knows how to amplify that brand via ‘personal digital marketing’. This blog will get far less readers than my normal fare because anything to do with ‘social’ and ‘digital’ turns many dinosaur recruiters off, quick-smart. But please, be wiser than that, because […]

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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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I have never recommended a book before. Till now. Buy it

I have never recommended a book before. Till now. Buy it

I started blogging and tweeting in about 2009. For several years, my brother Chris Savage, then the COO of the largest digital and marketing business in the southern hemisphere, ridiculed my social activities, describing them as ‘trivial’ and me as a ‘twat who tweets’. My response was of course unprintable, but certainly included the fact […]

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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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Why are recruiters still ballsing up candidate basics?

Why are recruiters still ballsing up candidate basics?

“Why are recruiters still ballsing up candidate basics?” was a question I was asked recently. And the debate that followed was lively and interesting, I think. Hear and watch the full discussion for great tips on gaining a recruiting advantage.

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How to grow your brand using Social Media {Podcast}

How to grow your brand using Social Media {Podcast}

We know that one of the key assets of a modern recruiter is a magnetic personal brand. But how? Building a brand via social media is hard work. It requires a defined strategy, and it hinges on discipline and smart execution over the long term. But it can and must be done. And it will […]

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