Nicholas Meyler
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  • Agoura Hills, CA
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  • Wingate Dunross, Inc.
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New Business

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It looks like I just got a firm commitment on three new retained searches. The business is still out there, if you just find it!Continue

A Pet Peeve

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If I had a dollar for every resume I've seen that had the phrase "detailed-oriented" in it, when the author clearly meant "detail-oriented", I would take a vacation to Wakatobi, Indonesia to scuba…Continue

Dealing with Reductionist Critics of Our Profession

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When people attempt to belittle us with radical reductionism, we might try responding with: "Sure, archaeologists and paleontologists are just ditch diggers; brain surgeons and heart surgeons are…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Nicholas Meyler Jul 17. 2 Replies

4424 "spam" email messages received by 460 software engineers over a period of about 900 days.This averages out to 5 spam per day.  Today 'they' received 7, according to the site.  So, they are…Continue

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Profile Information

Name
Nicholas Meyler
Job Title
GM/President, Technology
Company
Wingate Dunross, Inc.
Which best describes your profession?
Recruiter
How many years have you been in the business?
>15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries, Basic Materials, Industrial, Technology, Utilities
How many employees in your company?
<10
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http://www.wdsearch.com
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Nicholas Meyler's Blog

What do Recruiters Search For?

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 11:50pm 0 Comments

Once again, in my traditional vein of 'shameless self-promotion', I offer another huge example of my vanity which is an excellent article I co-wrote, primarily as a researcher and provider of facts, and editor, with Jack Thornton (a splendid technical writer).

Imbued with a few of my favorite key phrases (i.e. "bleeding edge", etc.) this article does attempt to encompass, and indeed manages to capture, the complexities of Technical Search (not only in Mechanical Engineering, but in…

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Lessons Learned: Ethics

Posted on September 6, 2014 at 4:36pm 0 Comments

At least three people that I have placed in the past decade (still at their jobs, at the same companies) have made over $500,000 this year. This feels good to know -- some people benefited from my work...

What's really interesting is that all three of those people actually asked me to help them find other jobs, because they weren't that happy at the companies after a year or two.  

I was very attentive to their concerns, but remained hands-off as much as possible, given the…

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What is My Work Worth?

Posted on August 30, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

People sometimes complain about "enormous" Headhunter fees, where we are paid something on the order of lawyers' hourly rates.  I found this an interesting problem to analyze:  Are we worth our salt?

When I perform a search correctly, my work results in millions of dollars of value to my client, sometimes even billions. I think recruiters are way underpaid for what they provide as a service, and I would say there are very few lawyers out there that have my skills or…

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