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The best recruiter Christmas party in the history of recruitment!

The best recruiter Christmas party in the history of recruitment!

I don’t like recruitment Christmas parties. And I have been to a few. At least 50 I would say. 50? How old are you Greg? 100? No, not quite. But 35 years in this biz, and many years where I went to several parties, across various offices of the businesses I ran, means I have […]

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Greg Savage ‘Modern Recruiter Masterclass’ in Europe!

Greg Savage ‘Modern Recruiter Masterclass’ in Europe!

Dear European ‘Savage Truth’ readers, I am very excited to invite you to my new half-day ‘Modern Recruiter Masterclass’ to be held in Prague and Bratislava in April 2017 Maybe you saw me speak at the ‘Evolve’ Conference in Brno in 2015? Certainly you are a reader of my blog, so it would be wonderful […]

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Keen for the weekend? Can you wait 224 days?

Recruitment is a tough job. This is about 100 times tougher.

I went on a cruise. Not my normal ‘thing’, but it was pretty good. Saw lots of cool places and ate too much. The usual, I suppose. I also met some of the most fascinating, hard working and impressive people I have ever met. And none of them were passengers! You see I am fascinated […]

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18 red-hot tips for the newbie recruiter

Starting your first job as a recruiter? Do this!

Every week I get a request from a newbie to the recruitment industry asking for guidance on how to succeed. It’s a tricky one because it’s a bit like asking the meaning of life, or the secret to being a brilliant parent. There is no easy, short, answer. However, here is my best road-map for […]

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New! Savage & Savage Speaking Tour, 2017

New! Savage & Savage Speaking Tour, 2017

Dear ‘Savage Truth’ reader, I am excited to invite you to my new 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 will be held in March 2017, in nine cities […]

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Is the recruitment industry dysfunctional? That would be YES!

Is the recruitment industry dysfunctional? That would be YES!

I have written of the dysfunction in the recruitment industry before. And certainly the whole concept of taking non-exclusive, contingent job orders in competition is as rooted a business model, as I know. But now we are shooting ourselves in the foot yet again. I call it the ‘Cataclysmic Candidate Catastrophe’ and it’s so woven […]

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