Agency Recruiting

Woah! Scout Just Raised How Much?

It’s not everyday a solutions provider in our space gets $100 million bucks in funding. But it just happened. Earlier this week, John Chuang, the CEO of TRI Ventures, wrote that check to Scout Exchange. The large investment is intended…

Landing My First CIO Placement

Hiring people is like making friends. Pick good ones, and they’ll enrich your life. Make bad choices, and they’ll bring you down. – Jason Fried Landing My First CIO Placement There is something about agency recruiting that gets the juices…

The Importance of Recruiters

It’s easy to overlook your impact. Every day, you’ve got a full calendar and an overflowing desk. Taking a moment to celebrate what you do most likely isn’t on your to-do list. One of the leaders I advise believes you…

Actually, Recruiters Are Marketers

Recruiters are not marketers, or researchers, copywriters, sourcing experts, or data analysts, according to a recent article by Graeme Johnson right here on ERE. While that article was chock full of true statements and accurate analyses of recruiter strengths and…

Recruiters Are Not Marketers

When the concept of recruiters thinking more like marketers was first thrown around as a concept in the early 00’s, as a recruiter I thought it sounded great. It made recruitment seem sexier, so I thought, “yeah, let’s be marketers!” A…

The Impact of Brexit on Executive Search

The Brexit “leave” vote was something of a surprise; now, we must wade through the short-term economic slide. Sectors like financial services will undoubtedly see some companies’ European operations relocating away from the UK to locations within the EU single…