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What you can learn from the 'Dark Ages' of recruitment

What you can learn from the ‘Dark Ages’ of recruitment

I had a guy debating some recruiting matter with me on social media last week. To make his point, he finished with what he clearly felt was a telling coup de grace. “Well, I have been recruiting since before LinkedIn came along, you know!” In his recruiting world, LinkedIn was the ultimate game-changer. He considered […]

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Want fun and money from recruitment? Make these 4 changes

Want fun and money from recruitment? Make these 4 changes

Agency recruiters are about to enter a new golden era. More fun. More money. It’s all about to open up. But not everyone will rise on the tide. Just relying on a recovery will be your biggest mistake. The benefits will not flow to everyone evenly. We will have to provide something very different to what […]

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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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36 lessons I learned from 2,000 client visits

36 lessons I learned from 2,000 client visits

I have done more than 2,000 client visits in recruitment. And some of them were disaster. But I got better over time. Much better. So did I learn anything? I like to think so. Do these resonate with you?

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Candidates are not an online commodity

Candidates are not an online commodity

Technology is changing our industry, on all fronts. And of course, we are seeing the arrival of a myriad of online recruiting offerings, each claiming to be the beginning of the end for traditional recruitment. But, lets get real. Candidates are not an online commodity. Some people would have you believe they are. LinkedIn for […]

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I travelled 17,000 kilometres to tell the English recruiters this!

I travelled 17,000 kilometres to tell the British recruiters this!

Recently I flew across the world as a guest of REC to speak to recruiters in Manchester and London. (South Africa is next by the way) The Business Brains II series included excellent presentations from Kevin Green, the CEO of REC, and Mary B Lucas, an American staffing veteran with a brilliant story to tell, […]

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