We explore a Londoner’s work in recruiting and radio.

About this episode:

londoner works in recruiting and radio

We go across-the-pond to chat with Russell White, a London-based executive recruiter who doubles as a radio host representing 1970s-era Disco music. Russ recounts his considerable success placing professional talent in executive roles in United Kingdom and European Union companies, and, offers his surprisingly positive post-Brexit outlook for people seeking work.

But, it is during evening hours behind a radio station microphone where he truly discovers the meaningful work of his dreams.

In a Londoner works in recruiting and radio, Russell discusses:

  • Executive recruitment in the UK and EU including the anticipated effect of Brexit. Starts at 5:43
  • Being “Retro Russ” on Delite Radio. Starts at 35:26
  • His thoughts on doing meaningful work. Starts at 49:10

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About our guest:

londoner works in recruiting and radio

Russell White and Dan Smolen in Central London, December 2018.

Russell White is a veteran executive recruiter and the managing partner of London-based Premier Consultants which places people in a variety of senior-level marketing job assignments. Also, he is known around the globe as “Retro Russ,” presenting 1970s Disco music on Delite Radio. Russell earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Business Studies from Middlesex University. He lives and works in London, England.

EPISODE DATE: January 17, 2020

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Media credits: Turntable, iStock Photo; Russell White and Dan Smolen in Central London 12/2018, Dan Smolen; Air checks 01/2020, Discolicious on Delite Radio with Retro Russ.