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"Of course, I was more competitive in those days."
Talent, pluck, or plain dumb luck?
"It belonged to my great great great. . . . creepy Uncle Edgar."
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'When I asked 'whether you thought you could bring the team with you'? I didn't mean to our preliminary confidential off-the-record exploratory chat!'
Right,so you're looking for someone with magic circle experience in M&A ,litigation and finance with a set of blue chip clients and the freedom to work ANYWHERE...would you like them to walk on water and turn water into wine as well?
I don't know what it is but I just think the chap in the middle would fit into the firm REALLY well.
"Welcome aboard, Parker. Your tusks precede you."
Simon's initial excitement about being headhunted didn't last long!
Something tells me his current firm aren't going to be happy to let him go!
"Personnel have downgraded the new job sec fro 'must be qualified with six years experience' to 'must be alive." "Still seems a lot to ask for the money."
"While we're protecting like hell against brain-drain, they come in and raid all our brown-noses!"
"When I said I wanted him for the firm 'dead or alive' the emphasis was on 'alive'."
When you made that job offer...you didn't by any chance press 'send all' by mistake did you?
Of course I always start off by wooing a prospective candidate with talk of stimulating work,great colleagues and a reasonable work life balance...but the winning argument is always when I promise them enough money to choke a rhino.
When I said ' make him an offer he can't refuse' I meant an enhanced relocation package you idiot.
'We'd like to pay you what you're worth, too, Fenstrom. Unfortunately we must conform to the minimum wage law.'
"Do you think this would work for the Wilkin's account."
"I got a call today from the forces of evil. They're asking me to join."
"We were actually looking to recruit more cats."
"We ran hundreds of ads, searched the state before we got her..."
"....My wife and I are strict humanitarians."
"The americans have been sniffing around again looking to poach some rainmakers...."
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"Staff turnover has become a MAJOR problem. It feels as though we've only just settled someone in before we have to replace them..."
"We have to go a lot further afield to get staff these days!"
'A new career in recruitment seemed the logical step...but the past was proving hard to shake!!'