Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Recruiter Panel to Discuss Exec Searches

The Career Management Center is hosting a panel discussion: Working with Recruiters. It will be held on Thursday, June 2 from 6-7:30 pm at Worrell 1106.

Panelists include:

  • Elaine Peddycord: Partner and Search Consultant, Banyan Search
  • Kaushalya Patel: Talent Acquisition Coordinator, WFU Human Resources
  • Adrienne Sweigart-Voak: Finance Staffing Manager, Ajilon Professional Staffing
  • Becky Koch: Director of Recruiting and Development, Northwestern Mutual

The purpose of this panel is to introduce Winston-Salem MBA Working Professionals to a diverse group of recruiters, both corporate and external/third party, and to the discuss the services provided by staffing and executive search firms. Topics discussed will include:

  • The types of recruiting firms (retained and contingent)
  • What students should expect from a corporate recruiter / external recruiter
  • How recruiters effectively communicate with candidates (personally, electronically, networking and follow-up / feedback)
  • What to avoid when working with recruiters

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