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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The best recruiter Christmas party in the history of recruitment!

The best recruiter Christmas party in the history of recruitment!

I don’t like recruitment Christmas parties. And I have been to a few. At least 50 I would say. 50? How old are you Greg? 100? No, not quite. But 35 years in this biz, and many years where I went to several parties, across various offices of the businesses I ran, means I have […]

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Greg Savage ‘Modern Recruiter Masterclass’ in Europe!

Greg Savage ‘Modern Recruiter Masterclass’ in Europe!

Dear European ‘Savage Truth’ readers, I am very excited to invite you to my new half-day ‘Modern Recruiter Masterclass’ to be held in Prague and Bratislava in April 2017 Maybe you saw me speak at the ‘Evolve’ Conference in Brno in 2015? Certainly you are a reader of my blog, so it would be wonderful […]

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Take the holiday. But keep the pipeline pumping for 2017!

Take the holiday. But keep the pipeline pumping for 2017!

Most of us will have some kind of break in the next month or so. Christmas, New Year, summer holidays, Chinese New Year. You, your clients and your candidates are going to have some well-deserved downtime. But what about the cost? We won’t bill while we are on the beach, or in the pub. And […]

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12 massive blunders most recruiters are making right now

12 massive blunders most recruiters are making right now

Many recruiters are adapting and re-skilling as the market evolves. Most are not. Indeed, the majority continue with tactics that don’t work. Here are the top 12 blunders I see recruiters making everywhere. How do you rate ?

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Keen for the weekend? Can you wait 224 days?

Recruitment is a tough job. This is about 100 times tougher.

I went on a cruise. Not my normal ‘thing’, but it was pretty good. Saw lots of cool places and ate too much. The usual, I suppose. I also met some of the most fascinating, hard working and impressive people I have ever met. And none of them were passengers! You see I am fascinated […]

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