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Four Shocking Takeaways from the 16th Annual WDC Insurance Salary Report | Ep. 011

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In this episode, I will discuss four shocking takeways from our just released WDC Metro Insurance Salary Report for 2019. It hit me like a ton of bricks. It really did. I will provide four major takeaways from this report that will surprise the hell out of you. My job every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together.

How to Negotiate a Raise | Ep. 010

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In this episode, I will discuss a five point strategy that YOU can use to negotiate a salary raise. A recent Mercer study reports that most employees lose more than $1 million in compensation during a lifetime of work by not knowing how to effectively negotiate a raise. My job every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together.

Open Position: Life Insurance CSR (REMOTE) – Bethesda, MD | Ep. 009

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In this episode, I will highlight another extraordinary job opportunity with a long-time client in downtown WDC paying up to a $160k in base salary + bonuses. The Position is Sales Manager – Commercial Lines Department. My job every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together. I will also answer, “The Burning Question of the Week”: “Why Producers Fail”

Open Position: Sales Manager, Commercial Lines – WDC | Ep. 008

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In this episode, I will highlight another extraordinary job opportunity with a long-time client in downtown WDC paying up to a $160k in base salary + bonuses. The Position is Sales Manager – Commercial Lines Department. My job every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together. I will also answer, “The Burning Question of the Week”: “Why Producers Fail”

Open Position: Director of Insurance Operations: Bethesda, MD. | Ep. 007

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In this episode, I will highlight another extraordinary job opportunity with a long-time client in Bethesda paying up to a $155k in base salary + bonuses. The Position is Director of Insurance Operations and it is located in Bethesda, MD. My job every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together. I will also answer the, “Burning Question of the Week” which is “Insurance Certifications…Are They Worth the Time and Money”

Is Working Remotely the Answer? | Ep. 006

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In this episode, I will discuss one way my clients are retaining their top talent: by providing them with work-at-home remote options. I will provide seven reasons why this is a smart strategy and how my clients are implementing this policy. Traffic congestion in the WDC/NOVA metro region has now reached crisis proportions with no signs of letting up. It is now greatly affecting where and how top talent is deployed in the region. My job every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together. I will also answer the “Burning Question of the Week” which is “Are First Impressions Really that Important.”

Open Position: Senior Account Executive, Employee Benefits: Bethesda – NOVA | Ep. 005

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In this episode, I will highlight another extraordinary job opportunity with a long-time client in Bethesda paying up to a 150k in base salary + bonuses. The Position is Senior Account Executive – Employee Benefits. My job every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together. I will also answer the “Burning Question of the Week” which is “Insurance Certifications…Are They Worth the Time and Money”

Open Position: Global Accounts, Employee Benefits Account Manager – NOVA | Ep. 004

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My name is Rob Houghton, President of Management Recruiters of Fairfax, Inc., the largest executive search firm in the WDC region specializing in insurance. In this episode, I will highlight one extraordinary opportunity with a long-time client in the Tysons/Northern Virginia area. The Position is Global Accounts – Employee Benefits Account Manager. It pays up to a $90k base salary + bonuses – maybe more for the perfect candidate. My goal every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together.

Open Position: Employee Benefits Account Manager – Bethesda | Ep. 003

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My name is Rob Houghton, President of Management Recruiters of Fairfax, Inc., the largest executive search firm in the WDC region specializing in insurance. In this episode, I will highlight one extraordinary opportunity with a long-time client in Bethesda, MD. The Position is Employee Benefits Account Manager. My goal every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together.

Q&A With Rob Houghton | Ep. 002

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My name is Rob Houghton, President of Management Recruiters of Fairfax, Inc., the largest executive search firm in the WDC region specializing in insurance. Each episode, I will highlight at least one urgent insurance-related job opening in the WDC region with one of my top-tier clients. In this episode, I will answer your questions including 1) Why do firms hire recruiters? 2) How do I spot a top-shelf candidate? 3) Is working remotely a growing phenomenon? 4) How do I get promoted? My goal every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together

How to Nail an Interview | Ep. 001

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My name is Rob Houghton, President of Management Recruiters of Fairfax, Inc., the largest executive search firm in the WDC region specializing in insurance. In this episode, I will explain to you how to nail a job interview. First impressions are critical, but being prepared for the entire interview is even more important. My goal every episode is to break down and deconstruct the “War on Talent” in 15 minutes or less so that YOU can win this battle through a greater understanding of how clients, candidates, and recruiters work together.