Control the Information Coming Out of Your Company

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In business, your image is everything — especially when you’re trying to attract top talent. The best candidates have their choice of companies, so you need to do everything in your power to show them that your organization is a great place to work. Before deciding whether or not to apply for a job at… Read more »

Multitasking Hurts More Than it Helps

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Multitasking has been long believed to represent the ultimate in productivity. After all, isn’t it better to do three things at once, instead of one? If you answered “yes” to this question, you’ll be shocked to hear that this practice is actually the opposite of productive. Stanford University researchers conducted a study on multitasking and… Read more »

Why Do I Need to Disclose My Salary?

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Money isn’t everything, but it certainly makes a difference. If you’re like many people, the promise of a pay increase is probably one of the things that excites you most about getting a new job. Unfortunately, in most cases the sizeable salary bump you’re hoping for isn’t typically a reality.  I have the not-so-fun job of… Read more »

Can a Recruiter Be Taught or Is It a Natural Talent?

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At its foundation, recruiting is very similar to the sales world, as staffing specialists are tasked with selling their services to both employers and job seekers. The most successful professionals in each field share many common skills, such as being a good listener, patient, an excellent communicator, extremely detail-oriented and an effective motivator. Many people… Read more »

What Questions to Ask Your Next Executive in an Interview

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Every employee is important to the lasting success of your organization, but executives certainly play the largest role. It’s important to be very thorough when searching for someone to fill an open positon on your company leadership team. You can never be too careful when choosing a candidate to shape the future of your organization,… Read more »

Why Am I Not Getting Feedback from My Recruiter?

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Anyone who has ever interviewed for a job knows how time consuming and draining the process can be. They have to spend time preparing responses to the most challenging interview questions, learn detailed information about the target company, get their best outfit dry cleaned, and take time off from their current job to make it… Read more »

Why Do Headhunters Cost So Much?

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It’s a well-known fact that employees are a company’s greatest asset. However, many organizations balk at the price of top headhunters. Instead, they’ll opt for a lesser-known staffing firm willing to work for a fraction of the price. It’s safe to say this mistake isn’t often made twice, because you get what you pay for…. Read more »

Why Are Headhunters So Pushy?

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Sometimes it may seem like your recruiter is a bit overzealous. In fact, they may even start to get on your nerves a little. However, usually this is coming from a good place. What may come off as pushy is just your headhunter trying to overcome concerns – some relevant and some misguided – to… Read more »

Does My Recruiter Have My Best Interests at Heart?

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As an intelligent, experienced professional, you probably know how to find a job yourself, but you chose to take on a staffing partner to help you find the very best position for your needs. After putting your trust in the hands of a recruiter, it can be incredibly disheartening to feel like they’re trying to… Read more »

Correctly Identify High Performance vs. High Potential

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If you’re lucky, you have a team of employees who consistently exceed your expectations. These people go above and beyond what’s necessary to do their very best work for your company each and every day. It’s a wonderful thing to have a great group of people working for you, but being good at their jobs… Read more »