I interviewed top head hunter Phil Sharp, Managing Director of Executive Headhunters Ltd. My questions to Phil were based around some of the concerns my clients have. So here you have it from a Head Hunters perspective. Q: How can senior level candidates network appropriately? I think the answer to this one really depends on whether the person is on [...]
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5 great reasons you should take a call from a recruiter or headhunter – even if you’re not seeking a new role
When you get the call from an executive recruiter or a headhunter, don’t hang up! I am constantly surprised when senior executives tell me they never speak to recruitment professionals. Take a few minutes to hear what they have to say - you may be glad you did! 5 benefits of developing a relationship with an executive headhunter or senior level [...]
All too often I hear people dismiss networking as a 'necessary evil' that's nevertheless an important part of their company's business development strategy. I may wholeheartedly disagree with the term 'evil' but it's always good to hear networking being referred to as 'necessary'. You will hear a lot of the word "networking" in our executive career coaching & outplacement services. [...]
This month, we spoke with Executive Headhunter Victoria Baker to bring you more job search guidance from the Headhunter's perspective. As a Generalist Headhunter, Victoria's role covers the end-to-end recruitment cycle and she has particular expertise at recruiting at senior/management level within a range of sectors. Here, Victoria highlights the importance of transferable skills, and shares her best advice to help senior executives [...]
'James Boyer, Headhunter' Executive Headhunter James Boyer, a specialist in the online gaming industry, shares his unconventional job search tips for senior executives. James offers advice to help senior executives improve their approach to networking and goes on to explain how you can begin to build a strong relationship with a Headhunter. He provides insight into the gaming industry and you'll find out why you should [...]
You may have experienced some issues around working with recruiters. This can be alleviated through greater understanding of the processes and priorities of their business model (servicing their clients). It’s also important to recognise that the process is not linear; it takes time for recruiters to hear back from their clients. It’s appropriate to send the odd email to check [...]