5 steps to become a successful headhunter

5 steps to become a successful headhunter As someone who has created enough wealth to retire by 28, I would be nowhere close to where I am now without my early success as a headhunter. Many headhunters (or recruiters as we’re called), reach out to me on a daily basis to find out how to …

Life-changing Career Advice for Headhunters

Life-changing Career Advice for Headhunters As a headhunter, both as a past employee and now founder of my own search firm, I have seen now more than ever the struggles, triumphs, and challenges of being a headhunter today. Thus, here are the top pieces of career advice for headhunters, new, experienced, and top-billers alike: #1. …

Pre-requisites and Requirements for a Career in Headhunting

Pre-requisites and Requirements for a Career in Headhunting As a headhunter, there are a few key attributes that predict a successful career in this unique sales job of selling candidates to companies and jobs to candidates. Here are the 8 major pre-requisites and requirements you should consider before taking a job within agency recruitment (hear …

Tips for your first year as a headhunter

Tips for your first year as a headhunter As a headhunter and now as a founder of my own recruitment firm for headhunters, I’m constantly reminded of my first year in this addicting, fun, and lucrative career. Here are some tips for first year headhunters that I tell my team and candidates I represent: #1. …

Career Advice for Headhunters (Agency Recruiters)

Career Advice for Headhunters (Agency Recruiters) As a headhunter straight out of college, I knew all the intimate details of my candidates’ careers and trajectories, however I had NO idea what to do about my own career. I founded DG Recruit as a result of the missed opportunities I had as an employee. Thus, DG Recruit now helps headhunters …

Top 5 Tips for Headhunters & Recruiters on the Agency-side

Top 5 Tips for Headhunters & Recruiters on the Agency-side As a headhunter and proud agency recruiter, I have been blessed with an incredible career and now I’m in a privileged position to help other headhunters and recruiters maximize their careers on the agency side at my own recruitment firm, DG Recruit, that helps headhunters make …

How you know when you’re in the RIGHT Recruitment Market (Direct Hire/Perm)

How you know when you’re in the RIGHT Recruitment Market (Direct Hire/Perm) As a headhunter and agency recruiter, the whole point of your job is to maximize your income potential. The majority of us who do this work have a strong financial drive, which is why we sacrifice our sanity, time, and effort to invest …

4 Factors to Consider before Setting up your own Recruitment Firm

4 Factors to Consider before Setting up your own Recruitment Firm As a headhunter since I was 23 at a global agency and now as the founder of DG Recruit, the recruitment agency servicing top-billing headhunters, here are 4 factors for other recruiters to consider before setting up your own recruitment firm: #1. Your financial situation and capital …

Recruitment Professionals: How to Work with DG Recruit

Recruitment Professionals: How to Work with DG Recruit Recruitment professionals are so scared to interact with Rec2Rec aka R4R recruiters due to the horrific quality standards that most Rec2Rec recruitment firms adhere to. There’s no training, no strong leader, no process, no real niche focus, and so many bad practices and inefficiencies that both recruiters …

Should you go through a Recruiter or not?

Should you go through a Recruiter or not? As a headhunter since I was 23, I’m the direct beneficiary of as well as the conductor behind a volume of candidate placements throughout my career that rewarded the top candidates in any given market with significant salary increases, career opportunities, and better work-life-balance according to their …

What should recruitment agencies charge for their services?

What should recruitment agencies charge for their services? As a top-billing perm recruiter since I was 23 and now founder of DG Recruit, it’s crucial to understand how to negotiate your recruitment fee. So, what exactly should recruiters* be charging for their services? *For direct hire aka permanent hires, which is billed typically off of first …

The Drawbacks of Going Internal

The Drawbacks of Going Internal As a die-hard agency recruiter since I was 23 and now founder of my own recruitment agency DG Recruit, I benefitted immensely off of the bet I took and the horse I bet on: myself. Sadly, not every recruiter has seen the success, fun, money, and power that a great agency …

From Theory to Practice: How to Empower Women in Business

From Theory to Practice: How to Empower Women in Business As a female entrepreneur, headhunter, and recruitment startup founder, I empower myself, my team, our clients and our candidates, many of whom are women, to achieve the life and career they envision. Oftentimes, I meet well-meaning people who are trying to jump on this #trending …

5 Life-Changing Tips for Highly Ambitious Go-Getters

5 Life-Changing Tips for Highly Ambitious Go-Getters As a headhunter for positions ranging from junior to chief executive level, I’ve had the privilege to speak to and meet with literally hundreds of thousands of professionals from all walks of life, at various stages of their careers. Here are the 5 life-changing tips I learned from …

How to Get an Internship

How to Get an Internship As a headhunter for entry-level jobs to executive-level positions, I’ve seen the gamut of what works and what doesn’t to land your next career opportunity, which extends to internships. In addition to my profession, I’ve personally obtained many internships at major Fortune 500s during highschool and college This is how …