A word about one of the best recruiters I’ve ever met.

Her name is Holly.  In all my years of recruiting she has been one of the (very) few who is somehow able to come up with a great candidate for any position – anywhere – any time.  She’s been a partner for quite a while – and on our team full time since the beginning of last year.


I wanted to just take a minute and give her the recognition she deserves.  Here is a quick rundown of what she’s been able to accomplish in just the past month or so.  Note:  This is by no means her entire contribution – just some highlights!

We’ve been working quite a few searches for one of the more “discerning” clients to cross my desk in years.  We’ve been hunting for an HR Manger in Southern Wisconsin for months.  Many more months than I personally would have wanted to stick with it.....but Holly doesn’t give up!  Our client’s new HR Manager starts on the 14thThank you Holly!


Last week another client gave us a 48 hour exclusive for a PLC Software Contractor.  I’ve never placed anyone in that field – neither has Holly……that is….until this morning!  Her guy started at 9 am today.  Thank you Holly!


In January a dear friend and split partner asked for our help in another area – a Computational Linguistics/Machine Learning Software Researcher.  Are you kidding me?  What is that?  I still have no idea.  But guess who does?  Holly!  Her guy starts in a few weeks.  Thank you Holly!


Not impressed yet?  Well – how about the call I got during the Animal show last week.  A new client needed some immediate PC/Networking help for a few months.  They need someone to start right away.  After describing our service – (where the resume also has a play button on the top – and the client gets to listen to the candidate describe his/her background while he reviews the resume) – he was looking forward to hearing someone describe their experience fixing printers, working with Group Policy and their background with Windows 2003 and 2008.


Guess what?  Within 3 hours he was listening to a fully qualified and interested technician describe the exact experience and background he is looking for.  They’ll be interviewing tomorrow at 9 am.


Thank you VERY MUCH Holly!

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Comment by C. B. Stalling!! on March 11, 2011 at 11:26am

Great email but Holly is now in the industry and people know her name and will be getting many many phone calls from people trying to steal her.....


Holly good luck and ask for a raise...

Comment by Jerry Albright on March 11, 2011 at 11:28am
C.B.  Holly's been in the industry (longer than most) and gets calls frequently.  Working with me is better than a raise.
Comment by C. B. Stalling!! on March 11, 2011 at 11:34am
Wish Holley would write about what she is so good at....It is awesome that you have such a good group that supports you...
Comment by Recruiting Animal on March 12, 2011 at 1:48pm
If you're taking time off during the show to answer phone calls, I think we're going to have to renegotiate your contract
Comment by Andy Gregory on March 13, 2011 at 2:06pm
Nice job, Holly.


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