Want fun and money from recruitment? Make these 4 changes

Want fun and money from recruitment? Make these 4 changes

Agency recruiters are about to enter a new golden era. More fun. More money. It’s all about to open up. But not everyone will rise on the tide. Just relying on a recovery will be your biggest mistake. The benefits will not flow to everyone evenly. We will have to provide something very different to what […]

Continue Reading Comments { 8 }
Hurrah for the new ‘Golden Era’ of Agency recruitment !

Hurrah for the new ‘Golden Era’ of Agency recruitment !

Hardly a week goes by without some ‘expert’ trumpeting the death of agency recruitment, or a technology start-up predicting the ‘disruption’ of our industry, and how recruiters are an endangered species. Really? Who exactly? And, when exactly? Didn’t LinkedIn promise that, what, a decade ago? We are still here. Growing in fact. Agency recruitment is […]

Continue Reading Comments { 15 }
Greg-Savage-Selfie

The biggest recruitment selfie… ever!

Friday 27th February 2015, Hilton Hotel, Sydney. 300 recruiters packed in for my recruitment master-class, ‘Will the new golden era of recruitment pass you by?’ And I mean packed in. Fully booked, not a spare seat, and dozens turned away (sadly). So what would any self-respecting conference speaker with a bit of digital marketing nous […]

Continue Reading Comments { 8 }
15 ways to make sure I will NOT hire you

15 ways to make sure I will NOT hire you

This is not ‘career advice’. I am no ‘job search guru’. This is not scientific, empirical or out of your latest HR manual. But I have interviewed more people for jobs than you have*, and I am acutely aware of what annoys me, frustrates me, and inclines me to think negatively about a candidate. This […]

Continue Reading Comments { 50 }
(Even more) Terrifying recruitment stories. In 6 words!

(Even more) Terrifying recruitment stories. In 6 words!

‘Terrifying recruitment stories. In 6 words’, caught the imagination of many. 12,000 unique blog views, dozens of blog comments, and endless social media shares are testament to that. So, this week, we reprise the concept, but this time with the best 6-word recruiter stories, from our readers! And there are some crackers here. All taken […]

Continue Reading Comments { 26 }
Terrifying recruitment stories. In 6 words!

Terrifying recruitment stories. In 6 words!

I can tell you a story about recruitment that will make you shiver. Make you recoil in horror. And I can do it in six words. Here are 20 such horror stories to get you screaming, blocking your ears, and running for the exit. ‘I will call you back. Promise’. ‘Can I just think about […]

Continue Reading Comments { 56 }