Leading a career as an executive recruiter nowadays is not an easy task. This is mostly due to the fact that one generation is retiring and another is preparing to take over. Among those waiting to take over are the millennials, who are touted as the generation that will change and lead the world we know today in the coming three decades. It is not easy dealing with millennials as they do not value work and most of them believe that their college education did little to change their lives. Dealing with millennials is draining and this has necessitated present day recruiters to find strategies on how to deal, hire and motivate them. Julie Zuckerberg, the current executive recruiter at Deutsche Bank, is one of these present day recruiters dealing with the issue of hiring millennials. Julie has a superb reputation and record in her line of work due to her impressive performance, which is down to her great education history and experience. She went to the City University of New York, Brooklyn College and studied philosophy. Her background in philosophy has played a huge role in her apt dealing with millennials especially in the banking industry.
How Does She Do It?
Julie Zuckerberg did not just get to where she is by just sitting down; she had to put in a lot of effort and dedication in her work. Julie is excellent at her work due to the fact that she learnt the art of talking to the people in the fresh workforce early. This enabled her to learn and understand the desires and talent of all the current employees in the bank. Julie firmly believes that work place promotions as well as any lateral moves should be done from within an institution’s workforce due to its numerous benefits. When this is done, it helps in building confidence, instilling morale and developing an appreciation for the institution within its workforce. Julie also pays a lot of attention to a number of social media sites. She always looks for potential employees from among the people working within the banking industry. She knows that trained people take a short time to produce brilliant results. Zuckerberg also involves employees in the process of recruiting new talents as they help her identify a number of prospective candidates faster before the commencement of interviews. Julie loves holding an open dialogue with other employees whenever a vacancy arises.
Professional Networks and Personal Interests
Julie applies different strategies in order to land the best talents in the banking industry. She is an active member of various professional organizations. She maintains a cordial relationship with executive search companies, other recruiters and university placement headquarters. Through all these organizations, she is able to keep the millennials happy and well motivated to work. When Julie is not working, she engages in her personal interests and hobbies like jogging, photography, visiting art galleries and discovering new technologies. She also volunteers her time for programs aimed at environment conservation, economic empowerment, animal welfare sensitization and any activity that is related to the aspect of human rights.