Perhaps the quickest way to understand the importance of presenting your own scope of work is to do a bit of role playing.
Imagine that you’re a recruiter.
You’ve been asked to find the ideal candidate in a global search. You’ll be paid thirty percent of that candidate’s $375K first year salary, so there’s no room for failure. The candidate will have to manage a $30B division of a $100B medical device company. That division has 12,000 employees in Europe, Asia, and the U.S.
Would you dream of looking for and presenting your client with a candidate who has managed, at most, a local $20M shop with 200 employees? (more…)
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