How do I reach out to executive recruiters?
You’ll want to start by building a list of executive recruiters.
Mainly, you’ll Identify recruiters to forward your resume to directly.
Go to the library and find The Directory of Executive Recruiters by Kennedy Information. Your library will likely have a print edition of the directory available for review in its reference section. Ask the reference librarian whether the library also has access to an online version of this directory.
Providing details on over 19,000 recruiters including contact information, this directory is considered the most comprehensive resource for identifying recruiters. The directory provides information about recruiting firms in these formats:
- Job Functions (type of job)
- 120+ Industries (type of company)
- Geographical (city and state)
- Retained Firms
- A-Z Listings
You can also use online resources like Search Firm to build a list of appropriate recruiters that place candidates with your background in your target geography.