20 Oct '11, 6am

Employment agencies in Singapore

An executive agent is a type of agency that represents executives seeking senior executive positions which are often unadvertised. In the United Kingdom, almost all positions up to 125,000 ($199,000) a year are advertised and 50% of vacancies paying 125,000 to 150,000 are advertised. However 5% of positions which pay more than 150,000 (with the exception of the public sector) are advertised and are often in the domain of around 4,000 executive recruiters in the United Kingdom. Often such roles are unadvertised to maintain stakeholder confidence and to overcome internal uncertainties. The executive agent would identify the various head-hunters or recruiters who have been given the brief in seeking a candidate. A senior executive would typically pay the agent a fee in a similar fashion to an actor paying a talent agent. Whilst the Employment Agencies Act 1973 prohibited empl...

Full article: http://www.sgrecruiters.com/employment-agencies

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