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The real secret to building a personal online brand

The real secret to building a personal online brand

The modern recruiter knows that ‘brand’ is key. And the smart modern recruiter knows how to amplify that brand via ‘personal digital marketing’. This blog will get far less readers than my normal fare because anything to do with ‘social’ and ‘digital’ turns many dinosaur recruiters off, quick-smart. But please, be wiser than that, because […]

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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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Hey stupid! Pick up the phone.

Hey stupid! Pick up the phone.



The battle for quality, unique candidates is starting to resemble a cage fight. 

Why do so many recruiters treat it as though they are in a pillow fight? I am not easy to shock. Especially when it comes to recruiters and recruitment. Yet, here is the transcript of a recent conversation between a smart, experienced […]

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How to grow your brand using Social Media {Podcast}

How to grow your brand using Social Media {Podcast}

We know that one of the key assets of a modern recruiter is a magnetic personal brand. But how? Building a brand via social media is hard work. It requires a defined strategy, and it hinges on discipline and smart execution over the long term. But it can and must be done. And it will […]

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Dead recruiter walking

Dead recruiter walking

Recently I highlighted a new breed of recruiter who will thrive as technology and shifting customer attitudes disrupt the recruiting world like never before. I called these guys ‘drinkers’, although I later realised what I really meant was DRINKAE’s But what about the profile of the redundant recruiter? The one who has not adapted to […]

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