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The Headhunter's Edgeby Jeffrey E. Christian
Synopses & Reviews
One of the world's top headhunters reveals his most valuable techniques for getting the best jobs and finding the right people. The most important thing you'll ever do if you are trying to build, rebuild, or even turn around an organization is hire the best peopleand keep them. Jeffrey E. Christian has learned this lesson by working on hundreds of executive search assignments and building his own headhunting firm into a nationally recognized company, one of the top ten in the nation. In The Headhunter's Edge, he reveals his secrets for excelling on either side of the deskas a leader trying to build a great company, or as a job seeker in search of the next big position. In this practical manifesto, Christian shows how essential it is to have the most talented people on your side. But how do you find the best? And how do you become the best? Christian's solution: Think like a headhunter. He gives readers the benefits of his twenty years of experience interviewing thousands of CEOs and potential CEOs, and tells you how to conduct an interview and spot great leadership qualities in job candidates exactly what to do and say to keep a valuable employee from resigning how to expand your network to find the best emerging talent key strategies and instructions for choosing and getting the most out of a search firm what it takes for ambitious and talented people to get noticed and get the next big job or promotion Practical, impassioned, and wise, The Headhunter's Edge is an indispensable guide to advancing your careerand making your business more successful and profitable.
Christian covers hiring and keeping the best employees, getting a good job and mastering both sides of an interview.
About the Author
In 1980, Jeffrey E. Christian launched Christian & Timbers, which today has offices in Boston; Chicago; Cleveland; Columbia, Maryland; Orange County; Silicon Valley; New York City; San Francisco; Stamford, Connecticut; Tysons Corner, Virginia; London; Geneva; and Toronto. Recognized as one of the premier search consultants for major CEO assignments, he has placed managers in thousands of companies, ranging from IBM, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, and Apple to e-commerce companies such as Lycos and Netscape. He also appears regularly as an executive search and market analyst for CNBC. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio. He can be rearched via the Internet at www.ctnet.com.
Table of Contents
Pt. I. The Talent Principle — Ch. 1. It's a Talent Economy — Ch. 2. The Formula for Exceptional Leadership — Ch. 3. Recognizing Talent — Ch. 4. The Interview — Ch. 5. Who Would Leave a Company Like This? — Ch. 6. Talent Is Worth Fighting For — Pt. II. Talent - Becoming It — Ch. 7. Building Your Talent Quotient - and Your Career — Ch. 8. You're Always Your Own Headhunter: Growing Your Talent Network — Pt. III. Conclusion — Ch. 8. It's All About Talent.
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