If getting promoted to executive is your goal, take time to examine four factors that will influence your success in breaking through into the executive ranks. Your readiness to take on an executive role depends to a large extent on the facts of your career history, your messaging, your in-person presentation, and perhaps most importantly, […]
As a leader who cares about the health of their career, you need relationships with reputable executive recruiters (aka headhunters). The executive search or recruiting firms looking for management-level to executive-level talent can be an important channel of opportunity. Here are 12 ways to demonstrate credibility and build a relationship with a headhunter. First, search […]
Kennedy Information is an authoritative source for information on executive recruitment and careers. I am pleased to have another exclusive article published in their most recent Executive Agent newsletter and Executive Registry newsletter. Six Reasons Executive Recruiters will Talk to You. Have a read.
If you are at a job level where companies retain executive search firms to hire their talent, you need to understand how to connect with executive recruiters. The key to understanding how to connect with executive recruiters and the more reputable contingent recruitment agencies is to understand their motivations for talking to you. There are six reasons […]
The Executive Career Strategies at ExecutiveAgent.com newsletter came out today. The lead article for this issue was written by yours truly and focuses on how to make connections with executive recruiters. I give 10 of my best pointers on making connections, and in particular, building rapport, with executive search consultants. I hope you find it […]
This is very common. You might see a posting that is confidential. You might also receive a call from a recruiter, or search firm one day to talk about an opportunity, but they will hold back on the company name. I can understand how you feel. However, there are several good reasons why a company […]