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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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Is the hiring market finally taking off?

Is the hiring market finally taking off?

The most common question I get asked these days, by clients, candidates, journalists and even my own staff, is whether the job market is improving around the world. Is confidence on the up? Specifically, are employers hiring again, or do they plan to? To make an informed assessment of the coming quarter, I have looked […]

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The global job market - what's happening right now?

The global job market – what’s happening right now?

Today’s Savage Truth post is a little different, in two ways. Firstly, it is in fact a Vlog, rather than a blog, and I encourage you to watch the video, focusing more on the content than the plain visage of your faithful blogger! Secondly instead of a recruitment tip, I am focusing today on the […]

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10 recruitment trends I predicted in 2010. Right..or wrong?

10 recruitment trends I predicted in 2010. Right..or wrong?

Recently I was honoured to present a keynote address to the RCSA National Conference in Hobart.(August 2010) In that speech I laid out 10 trends that I believe will impact the recruiting profession and which we need to factor into our strategies and business planning. Expectations of clients are rising and will continue to rise. […]

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