My clients where I have made software placements are coming back to me telling me what great work I did for them, and asking me to fill more positions. However, due to my experiences with a very…Continue
A new trend in recruiting that I just read about is recruiters asking candidates to provide 'partial' SSN and birthdate information (like 4 or 5 SSN digits and day and month of BD). This is actually…Continue
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I'm trying to understand the principles of "Information Asymmetry and Salary Negotiation". Has anyone read any new research on this topic which can prove one way or another whether the 'first person to name a number' loses? I don't believe that entirely, although in some situations I do. My client was upset that I told a candidate the top of the salary range, although the candidate was $100K per year above the salary range, but still interested in the job, even after I tried to…Continue
I think Executive Search is a field of study with somewhat contradictory parts to it -- for instance, that there is an emphasis on thoroughness, diligence, exhaustiveness, finding ALL possible solutions, etc.; but, there is also a high emphasis on intuitionistic processes, like deciding which candidate to call, guessing who might be most interested, anticipating what objections a client might have to a specific candidate, etc.
So, I see it as both an Art and a Science. Nonetheless,…Continue
My friend, a candidate I placed 15 years ago at MicroOptical Corporation (the company Google bought the "Google Glass" patents from) is a former Everest climber, who wrote the book on the search for Mallory and Irvine (first team to summit Everest in 1924, but died on the descent).
He has a client who has developed a search engine that is much better than Google or Bing (much more specific, no extraneous results, searches text perfectly to find results, understands text rather than…Continue
"To a 'T'"…Continue