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Rookie Recruiter
Training Program

Agency recruiters in their first
year of recruitment

Next program commences
28 May 2019

Recruiter Program

Agency recruiters with a minimum of two years
recruitment experience

Next program commences
7 March 2019

Leadership Coaching for High Performance Program

Owners of small agencies, and team leaders of medium to large recruitment agencies

Next program commences
11 June 2019

Coaching Program

Tailored programs designed for
owners and leaders

Owners' Coaching
Group Program

A year-long  collaborative group program designed to create a solid foundation for your agency’s growth.

Please donate to my 2019 Mother’s Day Classic fundraising campaign

On 18 January 2012 my sister, Mary, passed away three and a half years after her terminal breast cancer diagnosis. She was one month past her 44th birthday. Her husband, Sam, her son Ned (then 5) and her daughter Lola (then 3) were left devastated, as were all of us who loved Mary, whether as…
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Out-of-touch Bassat botches Narev announcement

Although I have been in the recruitment industry for just over thirty years there’s always another surprise around the corner. This week Seek Limited announced the appointment of disgraced former Commonwealth Bank (CBA) CEO, Ian Narev, to the dual role of Chief Operating Offer and Asia Pacific & Americas (AP & A) CEO. The timing…
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The #1 mistake small recruitment agency owners make (and how to avoid it)

I’ve had many conversations with recruitment agency owners about the experienced recruiter they hired, who seemed great on paper but turned out to be a complete dud. This is a painful occurrence for any recruitment agency owner but it’s especially so for a micro recruitment agency owner (a business with five, or fewer, employees). This…
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How recruitment agency owners become “yesterday’s hero”

“Agency recruitment is not dying. In fact it’s thriving. But not for everyone! The winners will be the modern recruiters who evolve, re-tool, up-skill and re-invent. The rate of change in recruitment means the landscape is littered with yesterday’s heroes.”  Greg Savage, 24 May 2016 It’s nearly three years since Greg Savage posted his “yesterday’s…
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What does ‘good’ look like?

Just before Christmas 2016 the Clarius/Ignite board decided that one of their own, Julian Sallabank, was to be the company’s new CEO, replacing the departed Peter Wilson. At the time of the Sallabank appointment I outlined why I thought the Clarius/Ignite board were likely to be making a mistake (again) in appointing a CEO with…
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Why I attended my 1570th Greg Savage event last week

It would be tiny field of recruiters that could claim any right to my (self-proclaimed) title of Most Times Present at a Greg Savage Event. I estimated I have experienced 1570 Greg Savage professional development events* over the 28 years I have been (i) a recruiter in a company that Greg leads, (ii) a leader…
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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will enshrine a right for casual workers to request conversion to permanent positions into law if Labor wins the election next month. via @SmartCompany

Temporary Skilled Migration Income Threshold (TSMIT) immediately raised to $65,000, an increase of 20% from the previous threshold of $53,900 if Labor win government on 18 May. via @SmartCompany

Led by marketing/creative temporary staffing revenue and education temporary staffing revenue (7% growth for each this year) the US staffing industry will grow 4% in 2019, reaching a record $153.5 billion in revenue, according to @SIAResearch

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