Love us or hate us, at one point of time during your career you will need us. We have what you do not have: inside information from the job market and the knowledge of jobs that will never be advertised. Our goal is to match you with a job. Choose and use us wisely and we can be a catalyst for your career.
Read on for my guest posting on Forbes “7 Things A Headhunter Won’t Tell You”: http://onforb.es/PthQ9d
Your professional qualifications were flawless, but again you didn’t get the job. As a jobseeker, you keep asking yourself the question why this is happening over and over again, but you don’t know the answer. Also many workers reach their boundaries when it goes beyond pure professional demands in every day working life.
So why do people fail in their job search or are stuck at work even though they have always been the best student and worker and are in possession of a high IQ? Read more
In the last 6 years as a headhunter I reckon I’ve seen everything.
I am regularly left with my jaw on the floor as candidates, often very senior, manage to blow their feet off for the want of a little thought or pre-planning.
Here are my top 8 COMMON recruitment “Don’ts” learned through all too regular experience – you have been warned! Read more
It might be a newbie to the recruitment field, but career coaching is gaining ground as the ‘must have’ for any serious job hunter. For those who haven’t experienced it, coaching can be hard to fathom. Career coaches are not career advisors. Coaches don’t tell, they ask. They also listen, sometimes provoke, and often challenge.
But one of the tenets of coaching is that our client probably knows the answers – if only they had support in clarifying their thinking… Read more
Part 2 of our 26 episode series “Career Advice From A To Z” is about the question why employers do not always tell the truth in the job interview.
It happens regularly that candidates pass the interview process, sign a work contract and find out on day 1 that this is not what they has been discussed.
What are the reasons and what can you do to minimize the risks that this will happen to you?
“My Job Thoughts | Career advice from a headhunter” will enter a new era: one posting every Monday (thanks to Bill, Cornell, David, Darain, Maria, Martin, Mary Anna, Mike, Stephanie, Victor and if YOU want to become a guest writer too, please contact me).
We kick off the week with “Application Strategy” as number 1 of the new series “Career advice from A to Z” which will keep you interested and me busy until Christmas:
Applying can be a full-time job in itself. A structured approach and follow-up, the definition of a real application strategy can help you to be more efficient, better manage your efforts – and get that new job!
The job interview is over and all you can do now is sit and wait. Wrong!
There are quite a few things that you can do after the interview to increase your chances to get the job and to impress your potential new employer.
These 6 strategies have proven to be effective follow-up methods. Read more
Superior listening skills, a genuine interest in the other and the aura of a respected leader within our organization are the characteristics that describe you best.
YOU are the king/ the queen of hearts in your company! ……… Are you really sure?
Take the 3 minute quiz and find out if you are a true people person or not. Every right answer is 1 point, a wrong one scores 0.
“How to be a good headhunter” is one of the terms that directs most of the traffic to this blog. Here comes my posting about how to be successful in recruitment, based on more than 10 years experience in this industry and after having trained, coached or interviewed hundreds of recruiters from all over the world.
Markets may be slightly different from country to country yet the characteristics that make you a top performer in Las Vegas also work in London or in Singapore.
Here is my quintessential list on how to be a good headhunter in any market or economic cycle Read more
This is a crucial one. A bad decision can have a highly negative impact on your resume and career evolution.
After all, you seek more responsibility, more money and a better title, right?
Here are the 6 questions I recommend on how to choose your next job to minimize this risk of a false move. And I would only accept a job offer if all points are positive: