The Top Candidate Myths and Truths of Retained Executive Search

Derek Wilkinson

Derek Wilkinson

pegasusThere are a lot of misconceptions about the executive/recruiter relationship, often leading to an inability to form meaningful connections. Some candidates mistakenly think job search is the only time to reach out to an executive recruiter, but the truth is, the two-way dialogue has to begin well before there’s a need. Derek Wilkinson, principal at Boyden Global Executive Search, pulls back the curtain on the activities of retained executive recruiters and highlights the best methods for effective communication.

In this program, you’ll learn how to:

  • Get the attention of retained search professionals
  • Find the most effective ways to communicate
  • Provide key market intelligence that recruiters need from you
  • Ask recruiters for referrals

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William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Marketing Content Manager, where he is responsible for developing engaging career, job search, and leadership insight and delivering executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand. Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework.

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