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ugly truth about the recruitment industry

The ugly truth about the recruitment industry

Today, we present to you some of the facts from the recruitment industry, which are likely to hold true when you are applying to an executive position as well. One may argue on the subjectivity of whether or not these can really be called “ugly”, it is indeed important to take note of these aspects while applying for jobs.
Here are the 3 key points to remember

Answering tricky interview questions

How to Tackle Weird Interview Questions

It’s time. You enter the office and the executive recruiter or headhunter is waiting for you patiently at the desk. You shake hands, get introduced, and everything seems to promise a good job interview start. You confidently answer questions related to your work experience, your career ambitions and salary expectations.

Headhunter insights on cv for senior managers

What do headhunters look for in the CV for senior managers?

As a part of our ongoing series of conversations with headhunters, today we present insights from Jörg Stegemann- a headhunter . Headhunters and executive recruiters are the first step into getting into a great management jobs. Recently, a senior executive in his 40s was contacted by a headhunter and he reached out to one of our colleagues asking: what do headhunters look for in a CV for senior managers? We do believe a lot gets written about this topic, however, getting the insights directly from a headhunter is most helpful in this context, allowing candidates access to practical insights and tips during a job application process. This is an old interview but we decided to share it, since it does still give us the insights that we feel candidates would be keenly interested in. Here’s our top 5!

15 weirdest thing a recruiter ever did

15 weirdest things a recruiter ever did as recounted by candidates!

We’ve been running amok with all the new things that are on the table all this week. In the midst of it all, the Headhunter called. Of course, while being in the job, finding new jobs is not that easy. Especially, when we are quite ‘satisfied’ with what we do. Although, at heart the ambition to own that big beach house in Florida and go to Sicily for an Italian summer is not lost on anyone. We tend to pay heed to these ‘headhunter contact requests’ and calls purely because, what if, it’s that one big thing that catapults us into fame and money (or whatever else, we wished for as kids- even making Hovercrafts post Star Wars). It is heartbreaking when these emotions get jumbled up a bit, with the weirdest things a recruiter at times comes up with.

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