Why should you approach an executive recruiter? Shouldn’t they find you? In short, it’s a huge pool of potential talent out there and retained recruiters fill over 90,000 jobs a year with candidates. You want to stand out, be visible and available, and you want to offer added value. Want that dream job? Make the person filling that job want to talk to you!
A guest post by Mandeep Grewal, an executive recruiter. The recruitment industry has changed significantly with technology. When I started in the executive search business in 2000, we relied mainly on company websites (which were minimal in detail) and “calling into companies” to figure out who did what. Today, especially with LinkedIn, we look at […]
Many job seekers are under the impression a Recruiter will find them a job. This is false, however Recruiters CAN play an integral role in your job search and career management. In Canada, Recruiters currently hold about 12% of the available jobs at the senior executive level. The #1 thing I help people understand about […]
When you’re in career transition and connecting with influencers, recruiters and hiring managers, many of them will investigate you online to form their initial impression. Will they find any digital dirt? Digital dirt is anything negative or unflattering posted about you – and sometimes by you – online. Where digital dirt could be hiding As […]
If you want to be found and chosen by recruiters with jobs to fill, you need to understand how and where they look for candidates. The first thing to clarify is that recruiters don’t work for YOU. Their clients are the corporations who have hired them to help fill available positions with appropriate candidates. Candidates […]