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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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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue