Many job seekers find themselves overwhelmed with dread at the prospect of hunting down a new career position on their own. That’s why many people hope to hang their hats on the experience of executive head hunters to do their hunting for them in their ongoing (never-ending?) quest for the ultimate trophy career.
In order to convince a reliable executive head hunter, a job seeker has to plan his attack. A well connected executive recruiter will not take on just any person in a suit. You have to build a solid foundation well in advance of making contact.
Just as you need hunting supplies and strategies in the wild, recruiter hunting requires strategy and supplies, too. Here are five tips to successfully capture the prize the services of an executive recruiter.
Do Your Homework
The savvy job-seeker must be well armed with knowledge not just about his or her interests and skills, but also in the head hunter’s interests and specialties. Yes, it helps to approach a head hunter who...