Greg Savage Masterclass: Back in London: September 2014.

Greg Savage

The Savage Truth Tour is making its way to the UK, on 10th September 2014. Following the significant success of our 2013 event, I am partnering again with the Elite Recruitment Network and presenting two giant sessions, one for Recruiters, and one for Owners/Managers. Click on the Recruiter (morning) or Owner/Manager (afternoon) session, for full […]. Recruitment

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New Zealand Recruitment Wrap Up 2014

The Whiteboard

Thanks to everyone who made it to our final #RicePowWow of 2014 last night. If you weren’t able to make it, or perhaps didn’t want to attend (hey, it’s cool by me, you sit there cold calling people who don’t want to hear from you while the smarter recruiters come and drink free beer with those same people), then you missed our wrap up of the 2014 highlights for #NZRec. So what were your highlights or lowlights of 2014 in our recruitment sector? Talent 2014” to Auckland.

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Shortlisted Companies For The 2014 Mobile Recruitment Awards Announced

Web Based Recruitment

Shortlisted Companies For The 2014 Mobile Recruitment Awards Announced. March 24, 2014 By Mike Taylor Leave a Comment We have just released the names of companies shortlisted for the 2014 Mobile Recruitment Awards. You can see the winners announced online on the 27th March 2014 by registering here: [link]. MOBILE RECRUITING STRATEGIES – 27th March 2014. Shortlisted Companies For The 2014 Mobile Recruitment Awards Announced.

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500,000 Mobile Job Applications In Only 6 Months!

Web Based Recruitment

March 5, 2014 By Mike Taylor Leave a Comment If you were wondering if job seekers would search and apply for jobs using mobile then this figure of 500,000 mobile job applications in only 6 months should hopefully go some way in convincing you! As you may already know I am running the virtual Mobile Recruitment Awards on the 27th March 2014 and one of the entries was from JobServe. All the entries are now with the judges and you can watch the results live on the 27th March 2014.

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Glassdoor’s 2014 Recruiting Budget: Revealed

Glassdoor for Employers

A little context first on how we arrived at our 2014 recruiting budget. Challenge #2: 2014 was a building year for Glassdoor’s Recruiting team. But given the constant hiring volume expected for 2014, we concluded that the best thing to do was bring on full-time recruiters for key job categories like Engineering, Sales, and G&A. The post Glassdoor’s 2014 Recruiting Budget: Revealed appeared first on Glassdoor for Employers. It’s 2015 planning time.

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4 Industry Affecting Recruitment News Stories – 6th October 2014

Social Talent

Thankfully, the answer is you, but as a way of reinforcing their “ commitment to respecting what’s yours ” LinkedIn will be making a few changes to their User Agreement as of October 23rd 2014. The post 4 Industry Affecting Recruitment News Stories – 6th October 2014 appeared first on Social Talent. In the news this week: More LinkedIn InMail Policy Updates.

Top 5 – 2014 Weekly Wednesday Recruitment Webinars

Social Talent

The warmth of that roaring fire in the hearth is calling to us, that Christmas pudding served with lashings of snowy white whipped cream has our names on it and the allure of all of those neatly wrapped presents under the tree are too much for us to resist – Social Talent will be taking a short break over the Christmas period, but before we do, we thought we’d share with you a little Christmas present of our own – the best bits of our Top 5 2014 Weekly Wednesday Webinars.

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The 7 Craziest Workplace Stories of 2014

CareerBuilder

2014 has undoubtedly been an eventful year with hundreds of crazy stories, but the craziness has permeated the workplace as well. News & Events 2014 craziest workplace stories workplace Nude Kim K breaking the Internet. The Solange Knowles elevator incident. The train wreck that is Amanda Bynes. Someone ordering the Duchess of Cambridge around and prompting the infamous eyeroll.

4 Fun and Festive Sourcing News Stories – 22 December 2014

Social Talent

In the news this week: LinkedIn Reveals the Top Skills Recruiters Searched for in 2014 . In a blog post last week, LinkedIn revealed the Top 25 Hottest Skills that got people Hired in 2014, based on hiring and recruiting activity on the professional network. The 25 Hottest Skills that got People Hired in 2014 (UK) : Statistical analysis and data mining. The post 4 Fun and Festive Sourcing News Stories – 22 December 2014 appeared first on Social Talent.

Social Talent’s 2014 Christmas Party in Lisbon (Photo Blog)

Social Talent

After our Manchester excursion last year, we decided for our Christmas Party 2014 we’d go in search of some winter sun and visit the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon! Our 2014 Lisbon Christmas Party Adventure in a nutshell. The post Social Talent’s 2014 Christmas Party in Lisbon (Photo Blog) appeared first on Social Talent.

5 Noteworthy Pieces of Sourcing News – 13th October 2014

Social Talent

In August 2014, it took an average of 26.5 The full list is embedded below: 2014 top-100-employer-brands from ERE Media. The Results Are In: The 2014 Global Sourcing Survey is here! Well wonder no longer my friends, because as of today we are launching the 2014 Global Sourcing Survey , in partnership with Alexander Mann Solutions, and it has the answer to all your burning sourcing related questions.

The Best Advice from Our Talent Advisors in 2014

CareerBuilder

In the spirit of properly saying our goodbyes to 2014, I’ve rounded up some of the best posts from these experts, along with my favorite quote and piece of advice from each of the selected posts. Our Talent Advisor Team’s Best Advice in 2014: Laurie Ruettimann. In Review Talent Advisor best of 2014 talent advisor

8 News Stories to Set Recruiters’ Tongues Wagging – 20th October 2014

Social Talent

The post 8 News Stories to Set Recruiters’ Tongues Wagging – 20th October 2014 appeared first on Social Talent. In the news this week: Female Recruiters are Earning Far Less Than Male Colleagues. Is there a gender pay gap for recruiting and sourcing professionals? Well, unfortunately, thanks to a survey conducted by SourceCon in late August, we now know there is. And it’s quite a substantial one.

5 New Sourcing News Stories for the New Month- 3rd November 2014

Social Talent

Such is the power of social sourcing in 2014. The post 5 New Sourcing News Stories for the New Month- 3rd November 2014 appeared first on Social Talent. In the news this week: ‘Prophet’ Is Now in Limited Beta. A quick heads up to all you recruitment tool fans, Prophet , the free email finding Chrome extension, has been released in limited beta.

Strong Interest In The New Mobile Recruitment Awards

Web Based Recruitment

January 21, 2014 By Mike Taylor Leave a Comment Since announcing the brand new Mobile Recruitment Awards earlier this month we have been delighted with the response. About The 2014 Global Mobile Recruitment Awards: The 2014 Global Mobile Recruitment Awards will acknowledge those companies from around the world leading the way in the use of Mobile Recruitment and at the same time help raise the awareness of Mobile Recruitment best practices.

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Why great recruiters make dud managers

Greg Savage

It’s one of the biggest mistakes I have made, and many others are making it right now. Promoting your top recruiter into a manager role. Of course, a great recruiter can become a great manager. It happens. But it’s not a given. In fact it’s actually unlikely. For one very simple, but compelling reason. They […].

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In recruitment, everybody sells, baby!

Greg Savage

I read recently some ‘recruitment expert’ advising owners of recruitment companies to phase out ‘billing managers’ and to allow a team of ‘dedicated managers’ to simply ‘run’ the business’. Now, how should I put this as calmly as I can? OK, this will have to do. In Australia, New Zealand and the UK, 90% […]. Coaching recruiters Leadership Management Skills Recruitment Recruitment Skills recruitment recruitment skills

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10 everyday phrases that basically mean “Get **d”

Greg Savage

We use them, and hear them, all the time. Politely worded little sentences that in fact contain a very clear message. And that message is often highly aggressive, or at best dismissive and derisory. Often, the words are themselves pedantically polite, but the tone, and the intent are most definitely the opposite. Here are 10 […]. Manners Personal Branding Recruitment personal branding recruitment

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My career. Multiple screw-ups, and ONE thing I got right.

Greg Savage

I have had some major highs in a career that is now deep into its 4th decade. Lots of hard work, lots of luck, and plenty of great people, have helped me to some success, which has been fun and lucrative. And I am proud of many milestones along the way, possibly capped by the […]. Leadership Management Skills Recruitment career management management career recruitment

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The Best Recruiter Christmas Party. Ever!

Greg Savage

I don’t like recruitment Christmas parties. And I have been to a few. At least 50 I would say. How old are you Greg? 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 […]. Employee engagement Leadership Manners Recruitment Recruitment Humour recruitment recruitment humour

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Most recruiters are losing money

Greg Savage

This blog is blunt. It’s about the commercial reality of making money in recruitment. If you run a business, and are making no money, this will probably explain why. Or if you are a recruiter, it could explain why you can hardly scrape by on your income, or why you will get fired. And the […]. Coaching recruiters Leadership Management Skills Recruiting Recruiters Recruitment recruiting recruiters recruitment

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The secret to candidate acquisition that no-one EVER told you!

Greg Savage

For as long as I remember (and in recruitment, that is a very, very long time) getting good candidates has always been about getting their attention. Way back in the day, all newspapers were bulging with job-classified sections. Seriously, I remember the Sydney Morning Herald and Melbourne Age job sections were way thicker than the […].

Somebody resigned? Don’t be a fool. Stay cool.

Greg Savage

A while ago I wrote what proved to be a popular blog about how to resign with grace. But what about the manager who gets a resignation? How should they behave? Sad to say, the commercial world is rife with mind-blowing tales of how badly bosses react when an employee resigns. In the recruitment industry […]. Employee engagement Ethics Leadership Management Skills Personal Branding personal branding

3 Talking Points From the October 2014 Jobs Report

CareerBuilder

BLS Reports Economy #JobsFriday #jobsreport BLS BLS data employment hire Hiring jobs labor labor market October October 2014 U.S. Halloween’s supposed to be the spookiest time of year, but there was nothing too scary about the solid October jobs report released this morning. Don’t get ahead of yourself and throw a big party or anything, but it’s at least worthy of a high five.

The greatest recruitment movies of all time!

Greg Savage

When you consider what an emotional, competitive and crazy world recruitment is, and the characters it attracts, maybe it’s strange that there have not been more movies about the industry. I have seen all the “Wall Street-esq” movies and seriously, I have worked with and against crazier characters than most of theirs! Is Hollywood missing […]. Recruitment HR human resources recruitment recruitment entertainment recruitment movies

10 words you must NEVER use to describe yourself

Greg Savage

Who am I to tell you how you can describe yourself? Nobody. So ignore me at your leisure. On the other hand, I can tell you for free that the words you use in your résumé, your LinkedIn profile, your Twitter bio, your cover letter, and in spoken language, create a response in the reader, […]. Coaching recruiters Leadership Personal Branding Recruitment Twitter career elevator pitch personal branding personal branding advice personal branding tips recruitment

36 lessons I learned from 2,000 client visits

Greg Savage

Have I done 2,000 client visits? Definitely, at least that many. All over the world.* I did not count them, obviously, but one a week over my career, takes me well over that number. So did I learn anything? I like to think so. Do these resonate with you? Just doing a visit is not […]. Client Skills Leadership Management Skills Recruiter coaching Recruitment client skills recruitment

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20 reasons your boss hates you

Greg Savage

Does your boss hate you? OK, hate is a strong word. I am sure she does not actually hate you. Well, maybe not). But let’s say you irritate her, disappoint her, and ultimately incline her to regard you more as a liability than an asset. And that can only end in tears. 30 years of […]. Coaching recruiters Employee engagement Management Skills Recruiting Recruiters Recruitment Recruitment Skills recruiting recruiters recruitment recruitment skills

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6 Incredibly Important Sourcing News Stories this Week – 29th September 2014

Social Talent

In the US alone, it took almost 25 business days to fill a job in the month of July 2014 (9% longer than July 2013) and, according to the Job Openings and Labour Turnover Summary from the US Bureau of labour Statistics, July’s openings rate was 3.3% – a 22% increase over the 2.7% The Recruitment Agency Expo in Birmingham’s NEC from October 1st to October 2nd, 2014. In the news this week: Employee Referrals Couldn’t Be Simppler.

New Mobile Recruiting Strategies Online Event Launched

Web Based Recruitment

February 25, 2014 By Mike Taylor Leave a Comment I am pleased to announce the first of a series on online events – Mobile Recruiting Strategies. This new online event takes place on the 26th March 2014, the day before the winners of our inaugural Mobile Recruitment Awards are announced on the 27th March 2014. In our view 2014 is going to be a big year for mobile. Shortlisted Companies For The 2014 Mobile Recruitment Awards Announced.

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10 Things We Learned at HR Tech 2014

CareerBuilder

Sessions and conversations at HR Tech 2014 ran the gamut from the latest trends in big data and analytics, to SaaS and the cloud, to social and mobile. CareerBuilder (@CBforEmployers) October 9, 2014. ” #HRTechConf — CareerBuilder (@CBforEmployers) October 8, 2014. rwang0 #HRTechConf — CareerBuilder (@CBforEmployers) October 10, 2014. HRTechConf — CareerBuilder (@CBforEmployers) October 9, 2014. News & Events Trade Shows HR Tech 2014 hr technology

Video Interviewing: 2014 in Review

Hire-Intelligence

As 2014 winds to a close I want to review the notable events that occurred in the world of video interviewing. More … Continue reading → Interviewing Video Virtual Interview 2014 review video interview The events below paint a picture of video interviewing’s growing popularity and increasing adoption in the hiring process.

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New! Greg Savage ANZ Speaking Tour 2015

Greg Savage

Good news! We are about to enter a new golden era for recruitment in Australia and New Zealand. Lots of growth to be had and money to be made. Mostly all we hear about is the death of agency recruitment, but to me it’s clear that conditions are just about right for a revival of […]. Coaching recruiters Recruitment event recruitment recruitment event

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Get Ready for the “Sourcing Zone”! – Recruitment Agency Expo Birmingham 2014, Oct 1-2

Social Talent

The Recruitment Agency Expo in Birmingham’s NEC from October 1st to October 2nd, 2014. – Recruitment Agency Expo Birmingham 2014, Oct 1-2 appeared first on Social Talent. Struggling to find candidates for your client’s urgent role?

14 HR Tips for 2014

iCIMS

Learn how the newest HR trends and ongoing best practices can support the achievement of your 2014 recruiting goals

14 HR Tips for 2014

iCIMS

Learn how the newest HR trends and ongoing best practices can support the achievement of your 2014 recruiting goals

5 Need-to-Know Pieces of Recruitment News – 1st December 2014

Social Talent

The post 5 Need-to-Know Pieces of Recruitment News – 1st December 2014 appeared first on Social Talent. In the news this week: Watch the video: Oops! Twitter CFO Accidentally Tweets Confidential M&A News. Tweet in haste, repent at leisure ’ is a phrase HR Grapevine believe all members of the Twitterati should be familiar with, especially Twitter’s own CFO, who accidentally tweeted confidential information earlier this week.

HR Tech 2014 Was All About Employer Branding

Glassdoor for Employers

The 2014 HR Technology conference is a wrap and if we had to sum up the experience with a prediction for next year, we’d say: 2015 will be all about how your employer brand fits into the best recruiting strategies. The post HR Tech 2014 Was All About Employer Branding appeared first on Glassdoor for Employers.

Qantas often annoys me. But this time, ‘well done’!

Greg Savage

I see a lot of the inside of planes. Lately I have been assessing why I usually fly Qantas, as I have been getting more and more aggrieved at the airlines pricing policy. Seriously, Qantas regularly have Business Class seats at TWICE the price of comparable airlines to places like London. Some of my business […]. Client Skills Recruitment Recruitment Skills client service Customer loyalty customer service

Year in Review: CareerBuilder’s Top 10 Posts Of 2014

CareerBuilder

2014 was the year of vape (according to the Oxford dictionary, anyway); Queen Bey (which year isn’t !); As we wrap up 2014, let’s look back at the top 10 articles you read on The Hiring Site this year. Nearly half of employers (49 percent) say they can tell within the first five minutes whether a candidate will be a good fit for the position, and the vast majority (87 percent) know within the first 15 minutes, according to a 2014 CareerBuilder survey.