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Greg Savage's Blog – October 2012 Archive (6)

Are you an E-mail E-diot?

It seems the more ways they invent for us to communicate, the worse we become at it.

Email is pretty old-school these days (and I believe smart companies will replace it, internally at least, with a social communications chat-type format), but I am still constantly amazed and frustrated by the sloppy way many people use it.

Most days I get 100 plus emails, and even discounting the ‘spammy’ ones, about half of those need not have come to me at all.

Meet 5 “e-mail…

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Added by Greg Savage on October 29, 2012 at 7:10pm — 3 Comments

Twitter for business: 18 things you should NOT do

Another great post, written by Firebrand Marketing Director Carolyn Hyams, originally published on the Firebrand blog

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Added by Greg Savage on October 22, 2012 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

There is nothing special about France…

Well, of course, that is not true. Plenty about France is special. Like the cheese. And the cafés. And the bread. And a delicious glass of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Or Duck Confit. Or the way a French woman can twist a scarf into the sexiest thing imaginable.

Yes, plenty of special things in France.

But not in recruitment!

My recruitment career has allowed me the tremendous privilege of running and owning recruitment businesses all over the world.…

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Added by Greg Savage on October 15, 2012 at 8:37pm — 2 Comments

13 things that really annoy people on LinkedIn

Great post, written by Firebrand Marketing Director Carolyn Hyams, originally published on the Firebrand Talent Blog

Almost everyone I’m in contact with through business is on LinkedIn these days (…

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Added by Greg Savage on October 8, 2012 at 10:30pm — 13 Comments

Arrogant recruiter gets a good smack!

Sadly it’s true; there are arrogant, unpleasant, aggressive recruiters in this world (but not many!).



Anyway, the very worst amongst these, a smug, self-important, borderline sleaze-ball, was interviewing a young graduate, and as was his wont, he thought humiliating her would be a good way to go.



“So” he snorted, leaning back in his chair and sneering at the young woman opposite him “What makes you
so…

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Added by Greg Savage on October 8, 2012 at 7:30am — 6 Comments

Social recruiting. Online is where the seduction takes place… but offline is where the consummation happens.

In my last blog post I listed 25 things I said at the RCSA Conference that apparently inspired, concerned and irritated the audience in equal part. Read about those in…

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Added by Greg Savage on October 3, 2012 at 10:28am — 5 Comments

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