Headhunters call for Industry Professionalization

Headhunters call for Industry Professionalization

By: C.A.C. Valeroso August 26-27, 2011 BusinessWorld A GROUP of headhunters has formed an association promoting ethical behavior and high professional standards in the executive search industry. The Philippine Association of Executive Search Professionals (PAESPI), incorporated in September 2010, was formed mainly for two reasons, said the association’s president Jun R. Gil: “First is to... ...
Headhunter Nightmares Part 3: Unprofessionalism

Headhunter Nightmares Part 3: Unprofessionalism

By: Carol San Pedro June 26 – July 02 Philippine Daily Inquirer Mike* (*Not his real name) of Search Firm S placed Allan* (*Not his real name) in Pharma Company T a few years back. One day, Mike heard some industry news and wasted no time in calling the HR head of Pharma Company T to ask how... ...
Headhunter Nightmares Part 2: Conflict of Interest

Headhunter Nightmares Part 2: Conflict of Interest

By: Carol San Pedro June 19-25, 2011 Philippine Daily Inquirer Luis* (*Not his real name) of Executive Search Firm O, successfully placed Anna* (*Not her real name) in Finance Firm R. For this, Search Firm O was paid a fee. Eight months later, Luis got a call from Anna. “Get me out of here, please,” begged Anna. “No... ...
Headhunter Nigthmares Part 1: The Unauthorized Resume

Headhunter Nigthmares Part 1: The Unauthorized Resume

By: Carol San Pedro June 12-18, 2011 Philippine Daily Inquirer Jim*(*Not his real name) was happy and content at his job in a multinational company. He’d been there for almost a year, had just come back from regional conference and was expecting a huge year-end bonus. One day, he received a text message from Alex*, (*Not... ...
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