Three massive recruitment ‘people-blunders'

Three massive recruitment ‘people-blunders’

Recruitment is a ‘people business’ in more ways than one. If you own or run a recruitment business, you will know that staff salaries absorb 60% of your costs. That percentage can be even higher with under-performing businesses. So obviously solving the ‘people-puzzle’ is critical. You will never grow a sustainable business without the right [...]

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The very best hiring plan. Ever!

The very best hiring plan. Ever!

This is my shortest blog. But it might be my best ever. It’s your hiring and retention plan for the next 30 years. Use it from today onwards. Never waver from it. See your business thrive. Here it is… ‘No dickheads. No passengers’ That is it. Job done. ***************************************************************************************************** Subscribe to The Savage Truth, ‘Like’ [...]

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Greg Savage: South African Masterclass 2014

Hi everyone, After the success of my SA speaking tour in 2013, I am delighted to be coming back to South Africa in May & June 2104 to run a series of Recruitment Masterclasses, in Johannesburg and Cape Town. This year, I am joining forces with Shane McCusker of Intelligence Software, who many of you [...]

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Recruitment, Rock & Roll, and Relevance

Recruitment, Rock & Roll, and Relevance

Neil Young was big when I was at school! The guy was at Woodstock for goodness sake!  (Look it up if you have to. You should know about it). He had a mega-hit record (and it was a vinyl record) in 1974 with Harvest, followed by a string of other huge sellers, and he is [...]

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At last! A quality magazine for ANZ recruiters!

Good news all. Global Recruiter has launched an Australian/NZ version of their top quality international magazine. And it’s free! Packed with local news, articles, insights and editorial. The first edition has tons of great reading including; Up to date Australian and NZ company news. An assessment of the Wellington market. The MD of Stellar Recruitment [...]

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Why ‘agency recruitment’ is totally screwed

Why ‘agency recruitment’ is totally screwed

The recruitment agency business model is grotesquely dysfunctional. It is broken. Yes. It. Is. Certainly for permanent recruitment. We are just so used to it, have it so imbued in our psyche, that we don’t appreciated how farcical and damaging it is. For everybody. Multi-listed, contingent job-orders benefit no-one. Clients, naively thinking they get a [...]

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