Tag Archives: executive search

When and How to Use a Headhunter

When and how to use a headhunter are common questions and good ones to ask early in your career.  Before we can talk about when and how to use a headhunter, it is important to understand what are headhunters and the different types that exist What are headhunters? Headhunters (aka recruiters) are independent recruiting professionals…

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Avoid Job Search Mistakes with Recruiters

We all know that recruiters and headhunters are often necessary middlemen in the job searching efforts. What we may not always appreciate is just how much influence they may have on our current and future job search success.   This is especially true for $100K+ jobs. Did you know that many headhunters have black lists kept…

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Salary Negotiation Advice from a Senior Headhunter

This is the second post in a series of three based on my interview with Steve Meyers, a Senior Headhunter with 20+ years of experience in executive search. To see my first post on general Job Search Advice from a Senior Headhunter, click here. I want to write about salary separately since it’s such a…

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Job Search Advice from a Senior Headhunter

In addition to writing from my own experience, I also want to share career advice from experts in the field. Last week, I spent 90 minutes chatting with one such expert – Steve Meyers, a senior recruiter in executive searches. I met Steve a few years ago at a Wharton MBA alumni networking lunch. I…

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