IQ PARTNERS would like you to get to know some of our recruiters. Each month we ask one of them the same 10 questions about their lives, the headhunting business, and what you should know as a job seeker or hiring manager. This month, meet Toronto Recruiter Steven Petroff.
Each month we ask one of them the same 10 questions about their lives, the headhunting business, and what you should know as a talent seeker or candidate in the current job market. This month, meet Toronto Legal Recruiter, Dave Speiran.
To help you get to know the headhunter on the other end of the phone, each month we at IQ PARTNERS profile one of our recruiters by asking them the same 10 questions. This month, meet Toronto headhunter Stephen Lecker.
I wish I had a secret, but the secret is just doing the work. You’ve got to be there every day, staying on a search, and not giving up. It’s also putting in the work and knowing your market well enough to know who the A players vs. the B players are, knowing who to connect with, and also trying to be ahead of the curve with new companies that are coming up.
One strategy that more professionals are benefitting from is working with an external recruiter
Fall is a great time for marketing professionals to be on the job hunt. With the summer in the rear view and the holiday season still a few months away, companies are focused on business – and for many, this means hiring and adding to their marketing team. This means that early fall is a great time to send out resumes and get well placed to be noticed.
Currently there are no barriers to entry whatsoever in the recruitment industry, so while I don’t want to add a layer of complexity, I think there certain criteria (mostly around business ethics) that should be built in, that just aren’t there right now.