Marcus Edwardes
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Kforce Silicon Valley market (San Jose office) opportunity.

Started Sep 19, 2011 0 Replies

Hello fellow RB'ers, I have recently joined Kforce in San Jose (I am actually moving from LA to San Jose) as Managing Director  - and I am looking to grow the team at my office. I am primarily…Continue

resume writing/editing services

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Patrick Chuna Jul 27, 2011. 2 Replies

I recently read an article here at RecruitingBlogs about an excellent resume writing/editing service which charges around $75.00 per resume.  Can anyone enlighten me or recommend other reputable…Continue

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Sourcing in 4D with Julie Stone, Founder of BizWerks at Online

June 6, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
What will Carmen be presenting on?Social media sites are a great way to generate lists of passive candidates.  But what do you do when all you have is a name?  And what's the best way to reach out to someone you don't know?  How do you get more candidates to respond to your calls and emails.  In this fun session, Carmen Hudson will walk you through how she researches (some might say "stalk") passive talent, how to find contact info and how to follow up to get results.In this webinar you will…See More
May 29, 2013
Theresa Hunter commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"@Terence thank you.  I don't know if it would work for my industry as there are several Partners who have to see the resume before an interview could be scheduled.  Sounds wonderful though saves everyone time in the long run. Thank…"
Apr 11, 2013
Terence commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"@Theresa it really is, it's always got to be the hiring manager or an HR person who has a direct link to the hiring managers diary and can book interviews for them.  Once I have spoken to a suitable, available, interested candidate…"
Apr 11, 2013
Theresa Hunter commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"@Terence  sounds really like a wonderful idea.  When you are talking about the CV who are you talking with?"
Apr 11, 2013
Terence commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"All good stuff Marcus and mirrors what I have been putting in to place on my desk over the last few years one new thing I have been doing this year and it has been very successful is when I speak to the client to get the spec on the vacancy is that…"
Apr 11, 2013
Deb Mullen liked Marcus Edwardes's blog post 30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.
Apr 10, 2013
Theresa Hunter commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"I agree but this is the way of law firms.  You need to work with the big ones as they can support paying a fee and I have tried to work with smaller more intimate ones but they can not really pay the fee so it is not feasible.  I…"
Apr 10, 2013
Marcus Edwardes commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"Theresa - thanks for the clarification.  I would advise against working with clients who are not willing to partner with you up front as they clearly don't understand the true value of what you do."
Apr 10, 2013
Theresa Hunter commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"I did not mean to come across as it does not work.  I would love to be able to get a complete JO filled out so I would be able to go out and sell the position to candidates.  I was more hoping you would show me something that I am not…"
Apr 10, 2013
Theresa Hunter commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"When I first started in this business of recruiting we had a job order form that ask all of those questions and more.  I filled the form out to get to know what the client was looking for and what the client really wanted.  I agree 150%…"
Apr 10, 2013
Marcus Edwardes commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"It sounds like you are not convinced that my approach would work for you Theresa - which is fine. The point of the post was to provide some value to the community by sharing a process that has worked for me."
Apr 10, 2013
Theresa Hunter commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"Would love to be on a 3 way call with a recruiting coordinator at law firm to see how you would get answers to those questions.  Would you be up for it?   Theresa Hunter"
Apr 10, 2013
Marcus Edwardes commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"Good point Martin. I was sort of making that assumption already."
Apr 10, 2013
Elizabeth Fernandez liked Marcus Edwardes's blog post 30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.
Apr 10, 2013
Martin Ellis commented on Marcus Edwardes's blog post '30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.'
"From a recent experience I would add one I think you've missed - "Do you have the authority to activate this assignment?". I asked the question, but got the wrong answer and it's caused some real challenges."
Apr 10, 2013
A blog post by Marcus Edwardes was featured

30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.

Just like a golfer tees up the ball to optimize their drive for distance and accuracy - a Recruiter needs to prepare thoroughly before embarking on a candidate search, to maximize the chances for a successful outcome.Proper qualification of a new requirement or job order is both a critical part of the recruiting process and great…See More
Apr 8, 2013

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Marcus
Job Title
Consultant
Company
Marcus Edwardes Consulting
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Consultant
How many years have you been in the business?
>15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries, Technology
How many employees in your company?
<10
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http://www.marcusedwardes.com
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http://www.linkedin.com/in/marcusedwardes

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30 Questions To Ask The Client at the Outset of an Assignment.

Posted on April 5, 2013 at 2:00pm 12 Comments

Just like a golfer tees up the ball to optimize their drive for distance and accuracy - a Recruiter needs to prepare thoroughly before embarking on a candidate search, to maximize the chances for a successful outcome.

Proper qualification of a new requirement or job order is both a critical part of the…

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At 11:05am on January 8, 2013, Christopher Ceraso said…

I am interested in technology recruitment split with you. I can be reached at chris@myrng.net or 412-364-1875 - Google video/voice chat at chrisceraso@gmail.com

Thank you!

Christopher

 
 
 

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