Headhunting: quirky facts
Headhunting: quirky factsUpdated: May 06, 2008, 18:36 IST
Sometimes field associates stand for hours at a chaiwallah near the client’s competitor’s office for the perfect catch.
You may have to use your convincing powers on the candidate’s wife and mother-in-law as well to convince them that the job switch is in the family’s best interest.
A day by the recruiters and for the recruiters is a call to recruiters to let their hair down together. Started by the Executive Recruiters Association in 2007, it helps recruiters compare noteson last-minute let-downs, flagging sectors and turnover trials. On March 9, over 5,000 headhunters across India gathered at venues in their cities for the event.
The sector has a 60:40 female-to-male ratio. The job profile allows for the flexible timings, which works well for working mothers.