Author: Doug Seville

Candidate Tip List

At DSML Executive Search, we thrive to be a PARTNER; therefore, we would like to take the opportunity of our first interaction to provide a few tips that will help during the process. How Executive Search works We are paid by our client, the company, to help them find the best fit possible for a specific role....

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Forget Myers-Briggs: To Build a Great Team, Focus on ‘Factor C’

The following article was posted on LinkedIn - January 19, 2015 By Cass R. Sunstein and Reid Hastie In sports, some people are famous for “making other players better.” Magic Johnson, the great basketball player and winner of five National Basketball Association (NBA) championships, was not merely a terrific scorer, passer, and rebounder; he also transformed his teammates—some...

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Four Tips for Managing Your References

When a recruiter requests your references you should provide a list of "professional" contacts who are well prepared to speak on your behalf.  (It is not necessary for a recruiter to request references during an initial contact with you.  This is a well known tactic of recruitment firms).   Here are some tips on managing your...

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Understanding Executive Search: The Off Limits Rule

“What do you mean, I’m off limits?” an executive once said to me.  Here’s an understanding of this recruitment industry rule.  The customer is the one who is “footing the bill” and, in the case above, the executive, who was startled by my response to his call, was an employee of one of our clients....

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