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MARTIN ELLIS

A Lens Digital member since 27th September 2013

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Personal Summary

I used to use headhunters when I was an Exec Director with Rentokil, but was never really impressed, so when I had the chance to see if it was really so difficult (or it needed take so long!), I jumped in head first.

Now been doing it for almost 8 years and enjoy it thoroughly. I still wonder why it used to take other headhunters so long. Perhaps I was just unlucky in who I used?.....

Professional Summary

After careers in engineering, publishing, and the B2B service sector, I grew up and became a headhunter. Before headhunting I worked my way from the production line to sales, marketing, and senior international and profit responsible roles. I can even find my way round a balance sheet, so can have a conversation with a Finance Director without getting too embarrassed.

I'm a generalist, so don't stick to one sector (where I could recycle the same old faces). I don't think the skill's in finding candidates as much as motivating and engaging them in a recruitment process they find testing but still enjoyable.

Interests

Anything but golf or gardening.

Companies

Corporate Handyman People Service | View »
http://corporatehandyman.co.uk/

Mostly I'm a boutique headhunter, but I also stray into Outplacement, Team Building, Psychometrics and Recruitment Training. If only because of my network, I operate mostly in B2B Services, but as headhunting skills are entirely transferable, I have searched in pharma,…

PROFILE TAGS:
Headhunter
B2B Support Services
UK
Sussex
Boutique

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