Greg Savage's Blog – May 2015 Archive (8)

(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,(On the…

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Added by Greg Savage on May 28, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Recruitment is marketing. Are you ready for that?

There is a new reality in recruitment, which Agency recruiters who want to…

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Added by Greg Savage on May 26, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

What you can learn from the ‘Dark Ages’ of recruitment

I had a guy debating some recruiting matter with me on social media last week. To make his point, he finished with what he clearly felt was a telling coup de grace.

“Well, I have been recruiting since before LinkedIn came along, you know!”

In his…

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Added by Greg Savage on May 21, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Agency recruitment is not dying. It’s growing!

This has become a cause of great hilarity for me, to be honest.

So many buffoons predicting the demise of recruiters.

Tech-legend wannabees, internal recruiters with a barrow to push, disaffected clients, and a host of other misinformed or biased loudmouths…

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Added by Greg Savage on May 19, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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 we provided before.

You have to act now.…

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Added by Greg Savage on May 14, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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 not a dying…

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Added by Greg Savage on May 12, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

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 it?’

‘I just got a counter-offer’.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Monday

Your bonus threshold just went up.

My ‘under-offer’…

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Added by Greg Savage on May 6, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Calling a candidate to tell them there is no news IS news to the candidate.

I placed this status update on LinkedIn the other day.

‘Calling a candidate back to tell them there is no news IS news to the candidate.’

It got 250…

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Added by Greg Savage on May 4, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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