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DG Recruit Podcast

Created by top-billing headhunter, Dandan Zhu, CEO & Founder of DG Recruit, DG Recruit Podcast helps headhunting firms and headhunters achieve the life and career you envision!

Mar 27, 2023

A lot of agency recruiters start off at college grind shops aka boiler room type sales environments where toxic sales culture is the norm.

I grew up in such a shop and stayed, thrived for 5 years, which is abnormally long considering the dropout rate to be close to 80-90%. 

These 7 tips are from my lived experience of...

Mar 17, 2023

Droppers are everyone's worst nightmare. I believe strongly in never putting up deals in the first place that don't stick. There really is no point in doing that and it hurts everyone in the process.

My dropper rate is about 1 every 2-3 years (I'm perm so that's a contributing factor for why it's low). For some reason...

Dec 7, 2022

Agency recruitment is an extremely recession/depression/layoff proof profession, assuming you can produce.

Like many revenue generating roles, if you're good at generating revenue, you're always going to be safe from layoffs.

Regardless, I break down a number of factors to consider for any role and hopefully you can...

Nov 3, 2022

As an agency recruitment professional, we literally live off of this skill. The better you are at handling candidates on calls, the more money you make and the more you get per hour since you're doing it better than your competition.

Master your candidate calls by following these tips and tricks! If this podcast is...

Sep 29, 2022

I cannot stress enough how bad of an idea running a recruitment firm without sales or recruitment experience is.

There is a reason why headhunter fees are 20-35%. It's because this ISN'T an easy pop-in and win business.

It takes expertise, experience, perseverance, cleverness, will-to-win, investment of time, and...