The Importance of Networking

As a recruiter, I meet a lot of people.  I meet with clients, potential clients, candidates and those looking for advice on their career.  Other than the last group, it is typically me who is reaching out to these different individuals asking for their time.  Many times, my call or email is ignored – not…

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Why Have I Remained in Search?

When I got into recruiting in 2000, I thought I would do it for a couple years and then get a real job. I went to school for business and always aspired to do something in finance. Although I don’t use much of what I learned from all the finance and accounting courses I took in school,…

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The Worst Part of My Job As a Recruiter

As an executive recruiter, there are many reasons why I have remained in the business for over 17 years. I have enjoyed the variety and senior level contact that my job provides, the work I have done across Canada and internationally, and the satisfaction I have received from placing executives with clients who have progressed on…

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