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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Working With An Executive Recruiter

Throughout my 17-year career as an executive recruiter, I have been asked by clients and candidates how does the process actually work? I’m sure the process differs between recruiters who work on a contingency versus a retained basis. The following is my advice on how to work with a recruiter that is retained (by the hiring company).…

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