What is headhunting?

Approaching strangers is what I do. Engaging people from cold calls. Shoulder-tapping them and asking them questions about their careers and their lives – this is the contact sport of headhunting. Do I get hold of everyone I would like to? No Do I have genuine fun on the phone with people every day who [...]

2018-10-24T10:09:00+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Business, Recruitment|Tags: , |

Are you making these 3 fatal mistakes when interviewing?

I work with some great companies. But even great companies sometimes make mistakes when interviewing. In the past year, I have been given feedback from candidates who have experienced these behaviours, and it has not made them feel good. I am sharing them with you now so that you can avoid them: Rushing the interview [...]

2018-10-24T10:08:23+00:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Business, Recruitment|Tags: , , , |

4 books that changed my life

As I look back on the past couple of years since I began reading avidly again (thanks to Audible and walking to work!), there are 4 books that really stand out in my mind as having had a big impact on me. They are the kind of books that you go back to (I have [...]

2018-10-24T10:10:00+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Business|Tags: , |

Dear Passive Candidate

Dear Passive Candidate, I thought you might like to know a bit about me so that when we talk you have some context. I only work with clients on exclusive / retained assignments. My clients work with me in this way so that they get the very best service because I know that I will [...]

2018-10-24T10:11:20+00:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Business, Recruitment|

Would you ask five web design agencies to build your shiny new website then only pay one?

Understanding what the client requires to produce a bespoke solution is a complex task. Just like building a website from scratch, an executive search campaign is a significant piece of work. Retaining a headhunter to approach the market, paying the associated fees, putting in the time and effort to work in partnership which leads to [...]

2018-10-24T09:50:46+00:00April 8th, 2018|Categories: Business, Recruitment|