The skill of recruitment is a combination of art and science – the craft is enriched through years of experience and must be reinforced by thorough, rigorous process
First and foremost, Donald understands business. Donald’s insight comes from the fact that he was a commercial manager for large international organisations (Unisys, Shell, Cadbury Schweppes) for many years prior to assisting in the establishment of Zelda Recruitment.
Donald’s clients appreciate his ability to grasp the subtleties of a role requirement and the uniqueness of individual business environments. Furthermore, Donald’s approach is sophisticated and well thought out. He has the wisdom and maturity to pinpoint unique individuals who are embedded within other organisations, and then engage with them. Donald’s ability to identify and target candidates who can execute and deliver on your company’s strategy is where Donald’s value lies. He is adept at matching key values and drivers of a candidate with that of the organisation. He has the skill to bring the best target talent to the hiring table.
Donald is highly competent and as a Director of Zelda Recruitment, he readily identifies risk and understands the need to reduce risk in any business process. Donald has built an enviable client list and has developed long standing relationships within his talent communities. As a trusted partner, Donald specialises in executive appointments, and in addition, the financial and economics talent communities.
Leading the executive recruitment team, Donald McAllister has experience working with various industries and levels of management and it is this experience that provides our team with the knowledge and professionalism to operate across a diverse range of industries and disciplines such as:
Positions of specialisation include: