Over the last decade we have seen some dramatic changes in European talent markets:
At the end of the day and at any given point of time only around 5% or less of the pool of potential candidates for a certain position actually fulfill all relevant criteria. This is, in fact, a rather small community. So if this community does not read your job listing in newspapers or on employment websites, then a direct search is the fastest, most precise and most efficient way to search for just the right candidate. Most importantly, a direct search puts you in the driver seat as you manage the timelines and results instead of simply waiting!