How to Outlast Economic Volatility and Tech Disruptions in Recruiting w/Mark Angott

The rise of tech and the ups and downs of the economy. These have always been the 2 biggest perceived threats to the very survival of recruiters. 

Every single time a piece of technology becomes a part of our jobs, there’s a concern that we might become obsolete. First it was fax machines and computers, then it was LinkedIn, internal hiring schemes and now it’s AI. 

What allows a recruiter to have staying power when all these platforms and disruptions can indeed be used to find talent? How do you keep a team of high tenured recruiters invested in the basics? 

In this episode, we’re joined by legend and leader, Mark Angott. He shares what 4 decades in the business have taught him, and how his business has stayed consistently successful through different economies and changes.

Guest Bio 

As the owner and Chairman/CEO of Angott Search Group, Mark has set the standards
for our firm, yet he constantly raises the bar. Although he specializes in recruiting for the banking and financial services industries, our fearless leader is skilled in virtually everything we do here.

Nationally recognized as one of the leading recruiters in his field, Mark has profound relationships and expertise within a tight network of financial services professionals.
As a result of his 42 years of industry expertise, Mark is much sought-after as a keynote speaker for various groups, associations, and educational institutions, and he has become an often-quoted industry expert in major newspapers and trade publications.

Following his lead – and adopting his philosophy and core values – Mark’s team believes in truly partnering with their clients. Our strength lies in our expertise in the marketplace, as demonstrated by our proven track record in consistently providing intelligent solutions and superior talent. With Mark’s skills, creativity, leadership standards, and work ethic leading the charge, it’s easy to see why we’ve been a top recruiting firm in Michigan for more than 40 years.

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Meet the Host

Vince Holt is the founder and CEO of Management Recruiters of Mercer Island. With 35+ years industry experience, he is the only MRINetwork team member to win CSAM of the Year, Person of the Year and Lifetime Achievement Awards. In addition to spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren, Vince has raced motorcycles for over 50 years, winning 5 National Championships.

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