Social Selling Principals for your Executive Job Search

  Social selling – is a sales approach focused on the use of social media to identify prospects, develop and build relationships and, eventually, close a sale. But can social selling get you closer to your career goal?  We believe that the principals of social…

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Borrer Executive Search: How we comply with GDPR

  Over the past six months we have been in the process of preparing for the requirements of the GDPR which comes into force on 25th May 2018. We engaged a GDPR advisory team who specialises in preparing executive search firms for the new regulations.…

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What to expect from an executive search process

One day you could unexpectedly be contacted by a search firm with a prospective opportunity that may be worth giving serious consideration to. If after a first screening call, both parties agree to continue the conversation, be prepared for a rigorous search process to ensue!

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The secret to a successful interview: preparation

  Interviewing is hard! Don’t think that recruiters are not aware of this just because they are on the other side of the table. We understand how stressful the entire process can be for a candidate and that is why we believe that preparation is…

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Getting in touch with search firms & Staying top of mind

The first rule for spontaneous introductions to headhunting firms is simple; do your research and focus on the firms that are in line with your areas of expertise (functional and / or industry) and therefore can best support you to attain your career objective.

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Networking should become your lifelong habit

  A while back we wrote about the role of networking from an executive search firm’s perspective to develop talent pipelines. But how should networking be managed from a candidate’s perspective and how do they get the most of it. Let’s consider why professionals network…

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Career change – what is your job search strategy?

  In our previous article, Career change – when it makes sense!, we talked about how to know if it’s time for a career move and if so, then how to decide what your next step should be.  We highlighted the importance of conducting a…

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Social media may hold the key to your next job

For many of us the winter holidays period is a moment of reflection, evaluating what the year brought, before looking forward to what 2018 could offer. If your New Year’s revolution is to make a career move, then this is the time to act and…

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