Greg Savage's Blog – August 2010 Archive (3)

Each recruiter you hire costs you $100,000 before you pay them a salary!

Yes, the staffing market may be recovering, but every day we read of recruitment companies going into liquidation. And even in the best of times, I know plenty of recruitment business owners are frustrated by how hard they work for such modest returns.

And the tendency is to blame clients, or the market or the government.

But often the real culprit is much closer to home. Profitability of a recruitment business is totally…


Added by Greg Savage on August 27, 2010 at 9:37am — 2 Comments

Recruitment. It’s like running a marathon, just harder

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Not so long ago, I ran the Sydney Half Marathon.…


Added by Greg Savage on August 18, 2010 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Most of all, social media is for grown-up recruiters

It’s easy to think social media is a trivial diversion, ideal for 20-something’s with an addiction to technology and too much time on their hands.

But I don’t think so. In fact, properly used, it is a highly sophisticated business development and relationship management tool, which has the ability to increase recruiter productivity exponentially.

Twelve months ago I wrote my first blog for ‘The Savage Truth’. At about the same time I… Continue

Added by Greg Savage on August 6, 2010 at 4:29pm — 1 Comment


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