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  1. Has anyone used a head hunter to find a job?
    How do you go about finding one?
    I'm thinking of leaving the biz and I'm looking at options outside the industry - PR, Marketing, etc., but within a specific locale.
    Any help?
  2. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    I feel your pain. The only ones I've found were specialized outside of my field of expertise -- finance, computers, etc.

    They're also hard to find on the Internet. The only things I can get back from a Google search are temp-to-hire firms. Not the route someone who has a job wants to go.
  3. bydesign77

    bydesign77 Active Member

    My wife still gets calls from head hunters trying to lure her back into the bioanalytical chemistry field. I quietly urge her that direction. The money is MUCH better than a teacher.
  4. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    I'm a man. I do my own killing.
  5. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    I've had exactly the same experience as expendable. Left a voice mail for one and she never even called me back.
  6. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    I had the opposite experience, which I suspect somewhat more common, of a newspaper that used a headhunter while searching for an SE.

    In this case, no big secret, it was Ann Arbor in, oh, 1999 or so.

    I'm not sure I could have gotten in the door otherwise. That said, the newspaper was very reluctant to hire somebody when it would have to cough up the agency "finder's fee."

    Still, an interesting experience.
  7. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    Yep. If I ran my business like the head hunters I've come across, I'd really need a head hunter.
  8. PHINJ

    PHINJ Active Member


    Today he has no means, he's alone and anonymous
    But written in his cells he has got the marks of the genius
    I'm looking for this man to sell him to other men
    To sell him to other men at ten times the price at least
    I'm looking for this man who knows the rules of the game
    Who's able to forget them to realize my aim
    I'm looking for this man to make us rich and famous

    One - You lock the target
    Two - You bait the line
    Three- You slowly spread the net
    And four - You catch the man
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