Summary of How to Work with an Executive Recruiter

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In this revealing interview with Coaching for Leaders podcaster Dave Stachowiak, talent acquisition executive Becky deSouza walks you through the process of working with an executive recruiter.

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On the Coaching for Leaders, founder and host Dave Stachowiak – senior vice president at Dale Carnegie of Southern Los Angeles – interviews best-selling authors, expert researchers and everyday leaders. This episode's guest, Becky deSouza, is a partner with the Los Angeles search firm Conexus Talent Acquisition Solutions.


Many people find searching for a job in today’s busy, competitive market stressful and overwhelming. Having a recruiter guide you through the process, especially if you’re re-entering the market or have been in the same position for years, can be reassuring. However, it must be the right recruiter and someone whose skill set and expertise align with your search requirements. Executive search firms vary in size and specialty when it comes to individual practitioners, regional companies and international organizations. Some are industry-specific, focusing on industries such as tech or finance, while others specialize according to function such as accounting, human resources or logistics. 

To find a recruiter that’s the right fit...

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