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What To Do When 1000 Search Firms Come Calling

What To Do When 1000 Search Firms Come Calling

Posted: 2012-05-23 By David Wexler

One of the by-products associated with holding down an HR leadership position is that your name readily becomes available to a variety of stakeholder groups (e.g. individuals looking for work; HR professional services firms; not-for-profits, and schools).

Iíve often wondered at how other HR leaders handle these inevitable calls, emails, and contacts, given all of the demands on our time? What do you do when 1000 search firms come calling for your business?

This is not as easy a question to answer, as one might imagine.

I think that how we choose to handle these comes down to a few fundamental considerations:
  • Cultural DNA of the Organization
  • Circumstances
  • Our Values
At the end of the d.....

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