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Need some Adivce on Good recruiting Agencies

Postby tonywanders » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 4:03 pm

Hi Guys,

I need some advise on which recruiting agencies I can go to that does face to face consulting rather tell you to go online on their job portal and fill up their form.

I am experienced in the IT side and work in Canada as a IT Consultant in the marketing automation and looking for something like that in Singapore as well as Web designing.

I know its hard to get an interview without any pass so I am trying to see if any recruiting firm can help me in that.

Any advice much appreciated!.

Thanks!

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Postby beppi » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 5:29 pm

Basically all recruitment agencies in Singapore are useless - at best they match keywords on their client's job descriptions with CVs in their database.
There are only very few, small boutique headhunters specialized in high-value niches. A friend of mine started one and is quite successful. I don't think he does IT, but I will send you his contact by PM (don't want to advertise him here).

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Postby tonywanders » Thu, 21 Feb 2013 5:40 pm

Many Thanks beppi Ill get in touch with him tomorrow.

cheers

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Postby orion33 » Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:40 am

Anybody know of a good recruiter in the finance field?
thanks

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Postby alittlerisky » Mon, 04 Mar 2013 1:43 pm

orion33 wrote:Anybody know of a good recruiter in the finance field?
thanks


I know a few. In fact I know of most banking vacancies in my area in Singapore.

What finance are we talking about here. Accounting or investment/private banking (I work in banking)? Do you know market risk managment (delta/vega/gamma/theto/rho/vanna volga etc) and P&L and VAR and stress testing, pricing methods (Black Scholes, Monte Carlo, bi/trinomial pricing, Hull&White etc). How proficient are you at implementing/understanding risk management systems (Murex, Calypso, Endur, Fincad etc). Do you know any software languages? VBA, SQL, Java, C/C++ etc. What subjects do you have degree(s) in? This is pretty much a requirement in finance/banking. The market here is competitive and you need to have qualifications

I can see if you can send your CV to me. Based on knowing the above info, I can see if I can send your info to my agent. Send me a pm and I'll send you my email address so you can send a CV.
Who? What? How? Why? Where? When? Merde...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 04 Mar 2013 5:51 pm

tic...toc....tic....toc.....

It's a little risky. Starting to sound too much like a recruiter hustling for candidates. Be very careful....

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Postby natasha009 » Tue, 05 Mar 2013 9:56 pm

Can anyone share details of good consultants in the HR domain as well?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 05 Mar 2013 10:37 pm

Read the first post. I will second beppi's view. I was a headhunter here for 12 years. I've been the HR & Finance Manager of a 200+ staff SME for the past 8.

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Postby hrprof1985 » Wed, 06 Mar 2013 11:17 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Read the first post. I will second beppi's view. I was a headhunter here for 12 years. I've been the HR & Finance Manager of a 200+ staff SME for the past 8.


Hi SMS,

Deviating from the post..I have been searching for HR forums/groups (specifically for SME's..since I am working as a HR for a SME) and get associated...would you be able to share some your views/details.

Reason for associating with these forums is to have enhanced visibility on the best practices/understanding the current challenges/knowledge sharing...etc. As a HR I feel its inevitable to be connected to such forums to keep yourself updated and on track!!!!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:11 pm

This is as good a place to start as any......

http://www.shri.org.sg/

Me? I'm in wind-down mode. I'm already 65 so no longer tilting at windmills as it were. :wink:

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Postby hrprof1985 » Wed, 06 Mar 2013 5:36 pm

Thank you SMS for the link.

Its your vast experience which is already to your advantage... :) !!!!!

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SMS, headhunters in lifesciences (pharma, biotech)?

Postby Seymour » Thu, 18 Apr 2013 1:22 am

SMS, since you have so much experience in headhunting and HR in Singapore, would you know of any headhunters specialised in the lifesciences sector (biotech or pharma)? thanks in advance!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 18 Apr 2013 6:52 am

Seymour, to be honest, I don't. The closest I ever got to that sector would have been building the Glaxo-Smithkline pharma mfg plant out in Tuas. I specialized in the Oil & Gas/heavy Civils sector as I spent 2 decades working in that sector so when I decided to HH, I stuck to what I knew. That way I more or less knew "exactly" what my clients wanted. My closure rate was probably one of the best in Singapore back in the day (closure/submission).

Today, Google is probably your 2nd best option, with LinkedIn being the first choice.

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Re: SMS, headhunters in lifesciences (pharma, biotech)?

Postby the lynx » Thu, 18 Apr 2013 8:46 am

Seymour wrote:SMS, since you have so much experience in headhunting and HR in Singapore, would you know of any headhunters specialised in the lifesciences sector (biotech or pharma)? thanks in advance!


I think offshoreoildude posted a link to recruiters experienced in life sciences. You will have to do a search in this website for that thread.

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Postby Seymour » Thu, 18 Apr 2013 5:55 pm

Thanks Lynx and SMS (quite impressive track record!)


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