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Switching Careers Successfully – Advice from a Recruiter

Originally Aired
November 4, 2016
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Patrick Payne

Want to switch careers, but feel overwhelmed about how to get started on the path to that new industry or role? Join Patrick Payne (Col ’97) — a recruiter who has worked for top companies including Vail Resorts, Amazon, and Deloitte — for the inside scoop on what recruiters look for in career switchers, and how to successfully position yourself for a new career.

About Patrick Payne

Patrick Payne (Col ’97) became a recruiter over 14 years ago, and has been fortunate to work with great people and learn from leaders in the industry. He currently is the Director of Corporate & Executive Recruiting at Vail Resorts, and has worked for large companies such as Amazon, Deloitte, and Infosys. Patrick has built teams focusing on campus recruiting, and has also sourced and recruited niche, hard to find positions. His experiences cross all aspects of recruiting- from entry level hires to experienced professionals.

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