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An Executive Jobs Board – The Director-e #WhereExperienceMatters

An Executive Jobs Board – The Director-e #WhereExperienceMatters

Want to know more about The Director-e? The Director-e is a unique senior and executive jobs board dedicated to matching proven business skills, seasoned expertise, exceptional talent and sustained achievements with real business needs, aspirations and strategy.

Our mission is nothing less than to set a new standard in 21st century recruitment and placement.

A Unique Jobs Board For Job Seeking Executives and Recruiters

As the Gig economy gathers pace freelance working increases and employment and placement becomes uberised, Hiring Managers, businesses and recruiters will no longer simply be looking for, or perhaps even able to place, full time employees into permanent executive jobs in the traditional manner. Businesses will become more and more agile, looking more and more towards horizontal growth channels and as they do, will need to rapidly draw down vast experience, knowledge and expertise into their organisations – very often at a senior level.

“This is where The Director-e sets the standard by blending vast experience and expertise with permanent, temporary and project based recruitment and placement or even out-sourced project management, consultancy or due diligence opportunities. The likelihood is that fewer and fewer candidates will have a chronologically intact CV but their overall experience, expertise and agility is likely to be much, much greater.”

Les Phillimore, Managing Director, The Director-e


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Why the Team Behind The Director-e Executive Jobs Board Came Together

Les experienced the challenges of senior recruitment first hand and quickly recognised the immense opportunity available if a new approach to senior recruitment was brought to life. Research cemented those thoughts into what is now The Director-e. “Quite often it seemed that Hiring Managers were uneasy around people of my seniority and experience because we are, in many instances, far more experienced than them. They’ve been known think ‘this candidate will see a ‘better’ job and will be off’. We know that that is not normally the case but it is quite often the perception,” says Mr Phillimore.

Whilst on his own search for a new role Les applied for a job through Matt Willis who, after reading his CV, called him for a discussion during which it became clear that both Les and Matt had similar experiences and they decided to form the initial team behind The Director-e.

Les knew Craig Johnstone personally and professionally and shared his ideas and visions about The Director-e with him. Craig had seen examples similar to Les’ experience and believed in the proposition. Like Les and Matt he likewise recognised the immense economic and intellectual capital available in a Senior, Executive and Professional candidate database and how this could be leveraged for everyone’s benefit in the new Gig economy. With the resources and expertise to help make The Director-e happen he joined the team. The rest, as they say, is history!