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Apostrof already 8 years old, a little history and a surprise

    Guess who has celebrated his birthday   Last June was a bit special for us as we have celebrated the end of one more fiscal and accounting year! And everyone was thrilled to celebrate a birthday like this one. And yes, 8 years already. So, this is a perfect...

What does the future hold for headhunters?

  New technology and its daily use has changed recruitment. The channels to source potential candidates have drastically changed over the past fifteen years. So, are sourcing champions[1] the recruiters of the future? What does the future hold for headhunters? Is it a role threatened with...

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How should you respond to a headhunter?

  It’s not every day that you're approached by a headhunter. This kind of contact is often surprising because we don't expect it. In addition, there is a big chance that they’ll contact you during the day, during your work schedule, which can make communication tricky. So...

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Trusting your instincts in recruitment

  Intuition: a faculty in its own right   Some people define intuition as a certainty, a conviction, the obvious, which can take the form of a feeling or sensation. The concept of ‘feeling’ clearly conveys the ability to ‘sense’ things. Many neurologists today believe that intuition is an essential...

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Have you been targeted by French recruiters?

  It’s a paradox that is difficult to explain or understand, but Senior Managers and Executives are being actively sought. With an unemployment rate below the national average, the job market in the Rhône-Alpes region (in France) remains buoyant mainly due to dynamic export, IT, automotive and science...

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Headhunting – the real story, by Apostrof

  Find out more about headhunting, the precision recruitment method, in the cartoon made by our partner SYDO (education consultancy). Because executives and senior managers have specific skills and requirements, they also have a specific employment market. With unemployment below 5%, there is almost full employment among professionals at executive level, which means they do not...

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Flavour of the month: direct approach recruitment

  Direct approach recruitment, more familiarly known as ‘headhunting’, these days is not solely used for executives. A shortage of certain types of professional profile and the need for very specific operational skills are spurring recruiters to make greater use of this particular recruitment method. It involves approaching a number of known...

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The challenge of sourcing in the recruitment process

  Sourcing helps to generate potential applications during a recruitment process to fill a post. Because the quality of recruitment depends on the quality of the preparatory sourcing, sourcing is considered an activity in its own right. ‘Sourcing’ applications means going out and finding candidates who would potentially be...

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SIGVARIS is reorganising its management

  About SIGVARIS France   SIGVARIS is the world leader in the manufacture of compression and medical socks, tights and stockings. With its parent company based in Winterthur, this family-run Swiss group has 1,450 employees in nine subsidiaries throughout the world, and sales of around €200 million. Its subsidiary SIGVARIS SAS is responsible for the...

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What are the advantages of headhunting ?

  Headhunting, also known as direct approach recruitment, consists of finding and selecting experienced profiles who match a client’s requirements. What’s different about headhunters is that they use investigation techniques and approach candidates already in posts directly. What are its advantages?   Recruiting the best profiles   Headhunters provide added...