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Greg Savage UK Speaking tour!

Greg Savage UK Speaking tour!

You read my blog (sometimes). Perhaps you have seen a video through Recruitment Juice, or elsewhere. You may have even attended one of my London or Manchester Masterclasses in 2013 or 2014. But now I want you to join me in 2015. Please. In conjunction with REC I am speaking in England again, with all […]

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RecruitmentSafari

Into Africa. A recruiting safari.

Today is the last day of the ‘relaxing’ part of my trip to South Africa, and I write to you from the magnificent Delaire Graff estate just outside Stellenbosch, in the Cape Wine lands. But tomorrow it’s D-day. Day one of the Savage Truth Tour of South Africa, kicking off in Cape Town with a […]

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Greg Savage - The Savage Truth

The Savage Truth gets even more Savage!

For several decades I have owned and run recruitment companies in Australia and elsewhere. In January this year I made a massive change to that situation. At the end of 2012 I sold my entire interest in Firebrand Talent Search, the global marketing and digital recruitment company that I founded with a like-minded group of […]

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Look for clients in pain!

Look for clients in pain!

Every great recruiter knows how to triage their job orders, and understands the importance of prioritising. By and large, we only get paid for the people we place, so we have to work exclusively on committed clients and committed candidates. One thing I am fond of telling the recruiters everywhere, is that a client in […]

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6 strategies to improve your client meetings - while you are in reception!

6 strategies to improve your client meetings – while you are in reception!

Success in recruiting is all about doing a lot of small things… very well. Pretty much all recruiters follow the same process. We screen, we interview, we match, we meet clients, and we engineer scores of mini interactions which stitch the whole thing together. So, experience has taught me that getting the best outcome depends […]

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It's not 'cultural'. If you are a jerk, you are just a jerk

It’s not ‘cultural’. If you are a jerk, you are just a jerk

Recently I was asked by one of our Sydney recruiters to join her on a client visit to a high profile Ad Agency group. I jumped at the chance because I love speaking with clients, and we were booked to meet two very senior people, both at Executive Creative Director level. We arrived on time […]

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