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  SearchPartner needs someone accustomed to making lots of out-going phone calls to both new contacts and a database with thousands of prior contacts. This job will also involve research and identification of candidates for retained searches. You’ll need to be comfortable talking with MS and PHD level computer scientists to set up meetings,conference calls etc. Some of this (approximately 50%) will involve initial contact with people who do not yet understand why they need to speak with us. Some cases will require 5 or 10 calls and emails before the person is reached. This is not a sales job but it does require persistence and a “thick skin”. Some other duties are listed below. ¨       Able to handle ordinary follow up (candidates calling in when nothing is open for them, doing references)¨       File searches¨       Database searches¨       Sourcing, updates, internet database and general searches for candidates¨       Calling and qualifying candidates¨       Preparing recruiting plans including contact info and name and titles of whom we need to recruit¨       Making the initial contact just to set up a formal time for the recruiter to call  

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Dave Staats places top executives as well as implementation consultants with software companies. He also has made more placements in Artificial Intelligence than any other headhunter. His career began during the SDI (Star Wars) years and included placement of scientists in laser, stealth, and other high-tech fields. During a short hiatus from the recruiting industry in 1994 he obtained a Private Investigator's license which he keeps as a constant reminder that a headhunter is what he really is. Dave is on the Board of Directors of The Pinnacle Society and a founder of The Tennessee Recruiters Association. He has a BA from Western Illinois University. Dave also blogs at Truth, Justice & the American Way of Headhunting


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