working life among recruiters, but not as one of them.
After two years of college, Shannon
took a clerical position with a large search firm to help pay her
Before long, Shannon was promoted to Office Manager.
responsibilities with the company's Recruiters increased, she
became increasingly confident she
could excel at the position.
handles both contingency and retained searches for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
specializes in Government Affairs, Sales & Marketing, and Managed Care positions.
Project Fulfillment is another area that Shannon
has achieved substantial results with.
has placed as many as 300 people with one client in an amazing period of 4 months!
adds that her
success is due to continuous research, "judicious" identification and screening of candidates, and a consistent "custom" approach to meeting her
clients have praised her
ability to deliver quality candidates at short notice.
owes this to her
tremendous drive, powerful work ethic and outstanding network of people throughout the United States.
initial employer and joined another firm in 1999.
own recruiting firm in late 2006 and is dedicated to the biotech industry.
never received formal training, except for regional meetings and the occasional speaker.
"I picked up the phone and succeeded by trial and error.
learned by doing.
attends any training she
can fit into her
schedule to further hone her
best candidates through cold calling, networking and by reviewing her
lengthy roster of prior placements and keeping in touch with them regularly.