The economy is recovering, but there are still millions of people desperately searching to find a job. The irony is that many jobs are remaining unfilled. Why? The employers say that it is because they cannot find enough qualified applicants to fill them! The recruitment vendors say it is because the good people are hard to find and they have responded by developing a wide assortment of cutting edge tools to help employers find the good people. On the other hand, veterans from the old…Continue
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Employers seldom complain about the services of headhunters, it’s the headhunters’ fee that has become their pain point.
A few months ago I was a presenting at a seminar to about 35 business owners and HR professionals. The topic of the presentation was “How to Recruit like a Headhunter” and during the presentation I made the statement “if you are not using headhunters as your primary recruitment weapon, then you are not hiring the best talent in-the-market”…Continue
So you’ve lost your job because the economy tanked; now you’re beating the pavement in the clouds searching for work and discovering that the job search rules from way back in the 90’s have all changed. It’s a whole new ballgame and no one has told you about it.
Talk about being frustrated. You now realize that you have to shoulder some of the blame and take responsibility for your own career. What were you thinking-leaving your own career in the hands of an employer!
Added by Ken Forrester on August 31, 2010 at 9:12pm — No Comments