Shireen DuPreez

Executive Search. Recruitment. Career Coaching.

Career Advancement Masterclass – July 2014

  Once upon a time, job search was straight forward.  You simply applied to job advertisements.  Now, there is a hidden job market and jobs are no longer advertised as … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Happy 2014! The Wish Tree and plans

Early in the new year I visited the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney where I placed a wish on the Wish Tree at the Yoko Ono exhibition. My wish … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bullet proof your career since constant change is the status quo

I recently spoke at a LeanIn circle breakfast meeting about my new book Career Management: Access the Hidden Job Market. The LeanIn circle members were seven professional women from different … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

What is the Hidden Job Market and how can you gain access to it?

As noted in two recent Wall Street Journal articles (Beware the Phantom Job Listing, and Take Your Search for a Job Offline), 50 to 80 per cent of jobs aren’t … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

New eBook on Career Management almost ready!

It’s been a year in the making, and it’s almost ready to be published. Stay tuned for my new eBook titled Career Management: Access the Hidden Job Market. For a recruiter, … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

A book I recommend – The Start-Up of You

If you read one book this year to help your career (other than my book which will be released in the next few months), I recommend “The Start-Up of You” by … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Is LinkedIn Eating the Recruitment Industry – or Sharing a Nice Meal?

I read with interest the article “How LinkedIn is Eating the Recruitment Industry” on ERE.Net. The author, Michael Overell, raises salient points. LinkedIn is taking a piece of the pie … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Technology and the search consulting business

Technology has transformed the way search consultants find and communicate with candidates during the recruitment process. When I commenced working in the staffing field we used the phone, email and … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

Australasian Talent Conference (ATC), Sydney, 2011.

In late May I attended the Australasian Talent Conference (ATC) in Sydney. The conference was well organised with a variety of speakers from different industries and functions – all presenting … Continue reading

June 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Book released, new website up and running

It feels hard to believe, after seven months of working pretty much seven days a week that the book and website are finally finished! See for yourself: http://www.shireendupreez.com/books/executive-search-process Thank you, … Continue reading

April 23, 2010 · 2 Comments

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