Welcome to 2015! We do hope, you have had plenty of fun during Christmas but how about your resolutions for this new year? Have you thought about them yet? If you need advice on your management career or need a top recruiter to give you advice, we can help.
We talked about why you always need to take calls from Headhunters for the sake of your management career. We have also shared with you the key taboos while on a call with a headhunter. For many executives, talking with headhunters is not the most common business call they are used to. Days at work are full of business planning meetings or the discussion on the next big channel.
The year is drawing to an end … A year full of success and experiences, and above all full of interesting discussions and valuable advice. Such as our numerous interviews with headhunters and top executive recruiters.In the past few months, week after week you’re received exclusive insights as a reader of our blog. Be that on how headhunters define a top manager or what questions you should ask headhunters as a candidate. We found resume tips from headhunters
The IT-Department in today’s world is the strategic brain of a company. The culmination of a career in the IT field is the position of the CIO – Chief Information Officer. Most companies with anything to do with technology directly or indirectly tend to have CIOs at management levels. A CIO must not only have the technical knowledge but also have a keen understanding of the business area to be fit for the role.
If you have received a call from a headhunter or were invited to an interview, then you initially expect many questions from the Headhunters. But who says that you can not ask them questions? As a senior professional, what are the best practices to keep in mind while trying to develop a great contact with headhunters?
Finding management jobs is not easy, but it is also only just the first step towards what may potentially be a long haul career ensuring that teams and products work as per plans. We have shared before the classical ‘characteristics’ of a successful manager, as defined by research, teams and headhunters or hiring managers.
It’s a Monday like any other. Somehow everything is not going as smoothly as you would like. The coffee is on strike like the subways and even then there’s this email from your boss, the day seems messed up already by 8 clock in the morning … And then there’s this call: “Hello, do you have a moment for me? Can you speak freely?” Who would have thought, that on the other line there is a headhunter and he calls in to save your day. Well, at least he has a very high probability that a leading management position is in store for you …
Priorly we shared details with you on how to establish a long term relationship with a headhunter or an executive recruiter and what could be done potentially to improve your chances of getting the next management position. Today, we present an interesting interview with Hildegard Freund, CEO of Hildegard HR Consulting in Germany. From talking through the best ways to contact a headhunter to the worst way for a candidate to behave on the first phone call, get all the exclusive insights directly from the headhunter, and be sure that you’re following all the best practices!
Recruiting Advice No Headhunter Ever Tells You
Most recently, I read through a great piece by David Rogier on Medium about the best recruiting advice he ever got. As any self-respecting ambitious professional wanting to get a great position at a dream company, David talks through his struggle to get himself a position in a ‘start-up’ and the advice he got from Tristan Walker.