Frontline Report for 08-30-23

Hiring Line Stats:

Offer Accepted: 1
Offers Received: 5
Interviews Advanced: 7
1st Interviews: 17


Offer Accepted:

1. Ramesh Shivakumaran’s client F. accepts his offer from a technology company for the role of Civil Engineer in the Engineering industry. His previous title was Architect in the Construction sector. Ramesh notes:

“F. landed an opportunity as an Engineer in his preferred location, and one of his goals was to move away from working in his family-owned business where he was not getting the required space and opportunity to learn and progress.” This was from Unpublished Market 1 – social capital.


Offers Received:

1. George Schulz’s client T. received an offer from a waste management company, as a Director. He left his job where he was Senior Division Director at a consumer goods company. The offer came in at $200K plus 35% bonus plus complete relocation package. A recruiter had reached out to him.

2. Lori Chevalier’s client M. from a healthcare company for VP, Software Development Life Cycle on their Technology team. She remains in the Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals sector. The initial offer came in at $225K + 25% bonus and the hiring bonus is $50K. Paula Nordhoff assisted with coaching on the negotiations.
3. Lori Chevalier’s client L. from a construction company for President. Former position was Program Director/Construction Manager. The initial offer is $165K. Lori catches us up: “L. has been in a lot of interviews lately. He has learned a lot through the campaign and has been working the program diligently.”

4. Isabelita Castilho’s client S. from a tire company for Regional Sales Manager in the Automotive sector. He had been Consumer Director for another tire company. By reaching out to referrals and social capital diligently (UNP1), the client has landed an offer.

5. Anne Lipsitz and Waffles Natusch’s client T. at a healthcare company for Senior Strategic Communications Specialist from UNP2-LinkedIn. “Yesterday, I received an offer for a Senior Strategic Communications Specialist role. I received the offer yesterday and requested by the end of the week to reply. And I had interviewed for a manager role there and was told they were going internally. And I know two other individuals at the company, one in the same department. They both have good things to say about [company].”


Interviews Advance

1. Lori Chevalier’s client O., W., G., and P.

-First client O. at a retail company for VP. Client O. says,

“I do have a call with the SVP of e-Commerce who oversees the stores. My old friend from HR is the head of talent there. If you remember, they hired a search firm 3½ months ago and I didn’t even get an interview. My friend contacted me and said he’s already leaving and doing this one in house. She recommended me to the hiring manager for the VP of Stores for Express.”

Client O. continues: “We already talked comp and in two days I’m having a video interview with the SVP who would be my boss. The head of talent is setting up a call with me after to debrief. The short of it: this is everything you guys preach. I didn’t reach out for info as my friend, sent me everything on him and told me about the company and what they are looking for. Plus, I only had 2 days, as this is moving quickly.”

-Next client W. at an HVAC company for General Manager.

2. -Then client G. at a telecommunications company for Sales Director. Client received offer for a $135K base with a 12–18-month sales cycle. By year 3, you would hit the quota and receive $300K in additional commissions! He stated he would like to set up 1:1 meetings with the teams and with the executive team. He would then present the client with a written offer. This is a sales position and an individual contributor role which G. segued over into in his last role recently, which is where you want to be!

-Lastly, client P. for Director from UNP1-Social Capital. “P. had discussions with the owner about a director role. He has recently spoken with him again and they are going in the direction of having P. provide consulting. The owner wants him to meet with the team!”

2. George Schulz’s client A. at a restaurant supply company for Regional Sales Manager from UNP2-LinkedIn.
3. Vivek Agarwal’s client G. at a semiconductor manufacturing company for Head of Analytics.
3. Anne Lipsitz’s client D. at a university for Director of Marketing and Communication. Client says,

“I am waiting to hear back from the University regarding the Director of Marketing and Communication role at one of their entities. I interviewed first with the hiring and then had a series of interviews with the onsite team. This was after I interviewed for a Director, HR Internal Communications role that I did not receive; ‘going in another direction’. I emailed the recruiter there yesterday and was told they are still ‘gathering feedback’ from the interviews.”



1. Lori Chevalier’s client W. had several interviews.
-First at a construction company for Vice President.
-Next at a financial company for Manager of Financial Services.
-Then at a business consultant company for Managing Principal.
2. Penny Marion’s client D. at a health insurance company for Change Management & Communications Consultant.3. Asli Bilgin’s client E. at an engineering company for President.
4. Isabelita Castilho’s client K. at a consulting company for Group CFO.
5. Dan Resendes client N. at an e-commerce company for Senior Manager.
6. George Schulz’s client C. at a battery manufacturing company for Director of Operations from UNP1-Social Capital.

7. Isabelita Castilho’s client N. at a manufacturing company for VP services.

8. Larry DiBoni’s client S. at a cyber security company for VP Sales from UNP1-Social Capital. The Global VP of Sales will be the interviewer. “I was referred via social capital to a 3rd party recruiter.”
9. Ramesh Shivakumaran’s client R. had several interviews.
-First at a pharmaceutical company for Project Manager from UNP1-Social Capital. R. was referred to the hiring company by her social capital and the initial interview was done with the functional head.
-Next at another pharmaceutical company for Market Access Head. R. was contacted by HR at the hiring company for the initial interview. R. was contacted by the HR at the hiring company for the initial interview with the HR head and GM in response to a job posting.
-Then at another pharmaceutical company for Market Access Lead from UNP1-Social Capital. One of R.’s social capital contacts referred her to the hiring company for an interview.

10. Rob Wicker’s client C. at an insurance company for Sales Manager.
11. Anne Lipsitz and Waffles Natusch: Client T. at a healthcare company for Program Director, HR Internal Communications from UNP1-Social Capital. “I have a video interview, for a Program Director, HR Internal Communications with [company] in [state]. Would require relocation; it’s a beautiful area and my wife is supportive of considering.”
12. Julie Mathern’s client D. at a search engine application company for New Business Account Executive.
13. George Schulz’s client A. at a restaurant supply company for Regional Sales Manager.


1. Client L. shares with Lori Chevalier
“I wanted to share with you that during a corporate communications meeting at [company], they were talking about LinkedIn and the importance of a good profile. The presenters had looked at everyone’s profiles that were in the room, which was about 50 people, prior to the meeting. They said there were 2 profiles in the group that were exceptional…and mine was one of them! That’s thanks to you!”

2. Client K. to George Schulz

“Hi George, as I mentioned on our call this morning, it’s been an absolute pleasure working with you and with all the folks at The Barrett Group. When I started this process, I didn’t know what I was getting into, but it has not only met my expectations but far exceeded them. Thank you so much for everything. I’ll continue to promote and refer The Barrett Group to anyone I think could benefit from your services.”

3. Client E. to Ramesh Shivakumaran
“I appreciate your attention to detail and your efforts in making sure the document is accurate and effective. Your guidance and input have been invaluable in shaping my CV, and I’m excited to finalize it to reflect my professional achievements accurately. Once again, thank you for your assistance and attention to this matter.”

It’s time to plug into your full potential and get out of your comfort zone. Finding a position that you thrive in is essential to your success. Work with the professional career consultants at The Barrett Group. Contact us today.


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