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The five biggest mistakes recruitment leaders are making now

The five biggest mistakes recruitment leaders are making now

It’s a tough time to be a recruitment leader. So many challenges, so much change. In my work across the globe, meeting and advising Owners and Managers of recruitment businesses, five key themes have emerged. Don’t make these mistakes as a recruitment leader, and if you work for a company that habitually falls into these […]

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Recruiters, your Job Board is going to eat you!

Recruiters, your Job Board is going to eat you!

I have verbalised strong views on job boards over the years. An important part of the candidate acquisition mix, sure, but also increasingly becoming ineffective, geared only to active job-seekers, and in some cases price-gouging the very recruitment fraternity that allowed them to thrive in the first place. In Australia, Seek came onto the scene […]

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The biggest recruitment selfie… ever!

Friday 27th February 2015, Hilton Hotel, Sydney. 300 recruiters packed in for my recruitment master-class, ‘Will the new golden era of recruitment pass you by?’ And I mean packed in. Fully booked, not a spare seat, and dozens turned away (sadly). So what would any self-respecting conference speaker with a bit of digital marketing nous […]

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How I got to 30,000 Twitter followers

How I got to 30,000 (now 50,000) Twitter followers

If you are serious about building your business, you should be on Twitter. The benefits for all professionals looking to build brand, enhance their profile, and create relationships are exceptional. But if you are currently dabbling with Twitter, have few followers, and tweet inconsistently, then my advice to you is change your ways, or get off […]

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50 (half) smart, or (vaguely) controversial things I said at the RCSA Conference  (Part 1)

50 (half) smart, or (vaguely) controversial things I said at the RCSA Conference (Part 1)

Apparently my presentation at the RCSA Conference caused consternation, irritation, and even inspiration, in equal part. A success then, by my measure. I have had a lot of requests for summaries of the content, so here are 50 things I said that day. Although, in Part 1 we start with the first 25. The rest […]

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Modern business development. From cold-calling to ‘social ego’ stroking.

Modern business development. From cold-calling to ‘social ego’ stroking.

Some things in life are so obvious, we just can’t see them. And it shocks me how few people understand what the important part of ‘social media’ or ‘social networking’ actually is. The exciting aspect of the boom in social technologies is not the technology at all, (Sorry geeks). It’s the ‘social’ part. And the […]

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