M. DESMOND RECRUITING

 

METHODOLOGY

Excellence and Success

1) Through open and frank discussions, with the client, establish the parameters of the 'ideal' candidate.


2) Determine, with the client, where the 'ideal' candidate should exist. For example: companies, market segments, geography, etc. 


3) Once candidates have expressed an interest in the position: a full interview is conducted to determine their 'match' against the 'ideal'.


4) The candidate package is presented to the client for their approval and scheduling of an interview.


5) Negotiation of all aspects of the compensation package and start date.

Men in a Meeting

RESUME REVIEW AND CONSTRUCTION

M. Desmond recruiting uses a succinct resume style emphasizing an individuals accomplishments and responsibilities. The professionals at M. Desmond Recruiting will also assist the individual in modifying their resume to match a specific opportunity. We assist the candidate in creating a resume either in a chronological or functional format, to elicit a positive response from potential employers. An additional service offered to candidates is the development of a high impact cover letter.

Job Interview

INTERVIEW PREPARATION

M. Desmond Recruiting provides techniques on how to build your interview. Our principal has developed a proven four stage technique for interview success. These stages include building rapport, information gathering, feedback, and closing the interview. Our recruiters will discuss these techniques on an individual basis with each candidate, to ensure they leave the best possible impression with a potential employer. 

 

OUR TEAM

IMG_0073.jpg

MARK O'BRIEN

Principal

Prior to forming M Desmond recruiting in 2008, Mark had 10 years of very successful corporate recruiting in the Litigation Support World for various e-Discovery companies. The hallmark of Mark's relationships; whether with companies, legal services
providers, AmLaw 200 firms or individuals is that of full transparency and mutual trust. He strives daily to enhance this reputation within the litigation support community. Mark continues his commitment to provide outstanding candidates to corporations and excellent career advancement opportunities to individuals

Linked In Image.jpg

JOSEPH TAYLOR

Research Manager

Joseph "Joe" Taylor has 10 plus years experience researching and recruiting both locally and nationally in a variety of verticals, including finance, accounting, eDiscovery, and sports industries. A native of Houston, Texas, Joe graduated from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina with a BA in Finance and Accounting. Joe's responsibilities as Research Manager focus on identifying and recruiting outstanding talent in a variety of roles for our most valued clients.

IMG_9617.jpg

MAURA MESSER

Administrative Manager

Maura has recently joined the organization in the role of Administrative Manager. Maura’s responsibilities will include the design, the management of, and the updating of the company’s web site, as well the day to day operational functions of the practice. Since graduating from Stephen F. Austin State University, Maura has a history of rapid promotions and increased management responsibilities for  a variety of organizations. She received her Masters Degree in Social Work from The University of Houston in August of 2019. Maura’s proven ability to simultaneously juggle many projects while continuing to think creatively will be a major asset for M Desmond Recruiting.

 

CLIENTS AND CANDIDATES

Confirming Our Methodology

“Mark has helped us fill several key roles in our organization. We appreciate his personal commitment to providing us great service, prompt attention, and timely follow-through. He has dedicated his time and attention to understanding our company values and culture, and he combines this with his own deep knowledge of our industry. His candidates are consistently of high quality and are well-suited for our specific needs. We are extremely happy working with Mark and look forward to partnering with M Desmond Recruiting again.”

VP Organizational Development

It was an absolute pleasure working with Mark. I was immediately impressed with his ability to uniquely identify exactly what I was looking for in a new firm within minutes of our very first phone conversation. Finding the right fit for me was of upmost importance. For Mark, it’s all about building relationships and getting to know candidates on personal level, rather than just filling in a role at a company. His integrity, honest, professional, and genuine career advice made the job search process a very positive one.

Forensics Consultant (International Consultancy)

"I have known and worked with Mark for over 20 years.  In the roles of both hiring manager as well as an individual contributor, I have benefited from Mark’s deep network of key decision makers.  Mark not only stays abreast of hiring trends within our industry he keeps well informed of the evolution in technology and overall business landscape.  What has always impressed me the most about working with Mark is his strict adherence to the highest degree of professional integrity."

Director eDiscovery

 

CONTACT US

Begin a relationship with us by submitting a resume in order to discover our current openings. Alternatively, feel free to call Joe Taylor at the number listed below.

10800 Gosling Rd # 132522
Spring TX 77393

832-717-0308

Thanks for submitting!