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Yes Twitter and Face Book are cool...but recruiters, get real!

Yes Twitter and Face Book are cool…but recruiters, get real!

This year, in my capacity of International CEO of Aquent, (the only global staffing company dedicated to marketing and design) I was very excited to help launch our new website, which specifically promotes the ability of our talent and clients to connect with our Agents, via social networks, if preferred. (Note. The permanent and Search […]

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Australian Recruiters: LinkedIn or Lucked out?

Australian Recruiters: LinkedIn or Lucked out?

During my recent RCSA speaking tour around Australia I spoke to over 500 Australian recruiters on the upbeat topic of ‘Riding the Recovery’. I have to admit it was refreshing to talk about positive ideas and strategies to ensure we take advantage of the opportunities presented by an economic revival. One of the key areas […]

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When it comes to public speaking, preparation saves perspiration

When it comes to public speaking, preparation saves perspiration

As a long time public speaker and presenter to large groups of people all over the world, I often have people say how lucky I am that public speaking ‘comes so easily to me’. Well, as the famous South African golfer Gary Player said, ‘The harder I practice, the luckier I get!’ So, even though […]

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What a total jerk on Twitter taught me about online brand

What a total jerk on Twitter taught me about online brand

I have been reading quite a bit lately about creating a personal brand online. The subject fascinates me, not least because I see so many people making a total hash of it by the inane things they post on Facebook, Twitter, blog replies, and to a lesser extent, LinkedIn. But recently I had such a […]

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