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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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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12 crucial recruiter tips. (In 10 words or less).

12 crucial recruiter tips. (In 10 words or less).

A powerful two-minute read for all the desk recruiters out there. 12 tips. Each no longer than 10 words. Will lead you to fun and money. Click on the hyperlinks if you want more details on each concept. 1. Walk away from shitty margins or clients who disrespect you. (Here is how to do it) […]

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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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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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