Fantastic Fordyce Forum

Wow! My last entry was right before the Forum got going. My expectations were high for this thing but I could have set them higher and still been wowed.I have read Tony Beshara stories for many years and wondered how a guy could be that organized/dedicated/regimented/committed etc. Listening to him made it obvious. I am glad he is in our profession instead of coaching basketball. If he coached basketball, life would be boring because he’d always win. Jeff Kaye laid out a process that would incerase anyone’s business …if followed….but I don’t think we need to worry about too many people actually doing it. I hope that does not sound TOO cynical. I just know that I implement as much as most people do after training conferences and if I did everything I learned at all the conferences I have been to I’d be writing this from my Gulfstream on the way to Cannes. I dare say that our Pinnacle Panel was rather popular….even though I did (completely inadvertantly) “poke” an audience member for something he didn’t say. All in all, this was a great first effort. Phone’s a waitin’…

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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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