Shireen DuPreez

Executive Search. Recruitment. Career Coaching.

Which Social Media Platforms are Best for Personal Branding?

By effectively using social media, you can create an omnipresent visibility of your skill set where it can easily be found by people who might have an interest in hiring … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

ATC (Australasian Talent Conference) 2015 – Wrap Up

This years ATC was held at the Hilton Sydney in June. I was joined by 300 others, including my ex colleague and friend Pip who flew down from Brisbane to … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Talent Sourcing an Essential Recruiter Skill – Learn How from Martin and I

Top recruiters have a broad skillset across disciplines including: human resources, psychology, marketing, consulting, management, research, sales, process trouble-shooting, commerce, technology, social media, match making, coaching and sourcing. Proactive sourcing … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

ATC (Australasian Talent Conference) 2014 – Wrap up

  In May I made my annual trip to Sydney for the Australasian Talent Conference. The conference was held near Circular Quay a perfect location to take in Sydney’s amazing views and tap … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · 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

Process is not a dirty word

Conducting a search for a candidate online is faster now than it was five years ago, or is it? Even though more information about potential candidates is on the web, wading … Continue reading

May 3, 2010 · 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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