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There is no question that great marketing recruiters are willing to go out of their way to help candidates with their career aspirations. They also understand the marketing industry like no other. However, there are other personality traits that help separate an average recruiter from a great marketing recruiter.
Forward thinking companies always want to stay on the cutting edge of everything – technology, marketing trends, and the best way to attract and keep top industry talent. In their recent report, Small and Mid-Sized Business Recruiting Trends 2017, LinkedIn provides some insight into what we can expect from recruiting as we head into 2017.
There’s a story about Pablo Picasso that speaks well to the enormous time investment that recruiters make (to know the candidate market, to really understand the industry we serve) well in advance of actually being engaged in a search. It goes; a woman sees Pablo Picasso sitting on a park bench, idly sketching. She approaches and asks for sketch. He says yes, does it and as he hands it to her says “that will be $5000.” The woman is outraged and says “that only took you 15 minutes!” to which Picasso replies, “No Madam, that took me 40 years.”
One of the most challenging parts of my job as a headhunter isn’t when I have to tell somebody they didn’t get the job, nor is it the hundreds of interviews I have to do every month. The most difficult part is when I have to stall willing and eager top quality candidates on behalf of a slow-moving client.
Hear from our marketing recruiters on what’s happening in the marketing industry. We’ve been honoured to contribute for more than 10 years to Marketing Magazine’s annual Salary Benchmarks publication. In the 16th annual issue, available online for subscribers, we along with dozens of other recruitment professionals discuss salary ranges for 82 key marketing positions (who’s making what) along with top industry trends.