From the melee of the market stall to placing candidates in high-flying IT roles, life's always on the up from market-trader-turned-recruiter, Lois Hinken (22). She took the time to talk to us about how her experience in the cut throat world of the market has helped her in the world of global talent acquisition. As a 360 recruitment consultant for Montash, her negotiation skills and "go get it" attitude have helped her thrive. "I started working on the ...
GLOBAL PHARMACEUTICALS, OPERATING WORLDWIDE
- Challenge: The client had identified the need to acquire experienced hires to cope with ever-increasing demand from the Chinese marketplace.
- Mandate: To map and benchmark the company’s competitors, then proactively approach suitable candidates.
- Solution: After a two-week period, Montash presented its results accompanied by a shortlist of appropriate candidates; two of whom went on to fulfill the role mandated by the client.
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