Sharon Alderson's Blog (3)

Help! Stop the Headhunter...I say, don't bother

So many times I’ve heard on the street complaints from companies about headhunters trying to steal their employees…and everytime I laugh a little. Yes, partly because I am a headhunter, but my thoughts go deeper than that. It kind of reminds me of a relationship where one partner is always scared of the other straying away into someone else’s arms. What can we do to stop this from…


Added by Sharon Alderson on April 9, 2010 at 3:13pm — 8 Comments

Job hunters - maintaining your 'un'common sense, huh?

In the recruiting business our job as recruiters is to understand the motivations of our canididates. Why are they speaking to us? Why are they looking for another job? As a job hunter, it is important for you to take the time to accurately understand the reasons you want to make this change. And in order for us to help you, we have to know these reasons. We don’t live in a black and white world, a lot of factors get in the way of how we feel and the way we think. Uncontrollable external…


Added by Sharon Alderson on March 16, 2010 at 11:13am — No Comments

Giving up the lottery job

After a long conversation with an established Account Executive this morning, my brain started thinking in overdrive. Why on earth would a successful sales executive want to leave a position with a top tier company when she has met quota quarter after quarter, year after…


Added by Sharon Alderson on February 19, 2010 at 12:19am — 3 Comments


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