23

April

Pre-Employment Assessment:Testing for Senior Level Hires

Where stakes are highest, it’s even more crucial that your candidate fit in: culturally and personality-wise. Our clients have rolled out DISC assessments, Myers-Briggs indicators, Enneagrams, and other diagnostic tools dating back to the mid 20th century—and administering them to potential Presidents, CMO’s Directors/VPs of Marketing, Corporate Communications, Finance, and the like.

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16

April

Building True Social Media Leverage

As a retained executive search firm in a rapidly shifting digital age, we are often asked where social media fits in. Questions we hear include: Should the ability to create, manage, and execute social media programs and campaigns fall into […]

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2

April

Avoiding the “Black Box": When It Comes to Executive Search, Insist on Transparency

You’re looking to retain a new executive search firm. You meet a recruiter while networking, and you take that as a sign. He or she is with a reputable firm, and seems professional, knowledgeable, and aggressive. So you seal the […]

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26

March

To Post or Not to Post Active Searches?

In the world of retained executive search, the accepted protocol is clear. Posting or socializing active search listings is a major no-no. Why? One perception is that it’s easier to post a search than to work one’s network…and therefore lazier. Another […]

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19

March

Recruiting for Retention

The real competitive advantage that many companies have is their employees. Innovation, marketing, delivering and differentiating…those things do not get done without employees. To replace a single employee, the average cost of turnover is 20 – 200% of their annual […]

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14

March

Candidate Relocation: Special Challenges in a Post-Subprime World

“The offer is in!” That’s music to everyone’s ears. It means our client found the right candidate. It gives that candidate an exciting new option. And it’s great news for us, too. But imagine if you made an offer (or […]

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22

June

Executive Recruiting & Triathlons: What Do They Have in Common?

It’s triathlon season, and to me, there’s no better allegory for executive recruiting. As I prep and train for two upcoming Olympic distance triathlons (2012 Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon on June 24, followed by the 2012 Aquaphor New York City Triathlon […]

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30

May

Employee Stress

Employee stress is a primary contributor to burnout, low morale, physical, mental and emotional issues, and in terms of your bottom line, increased turnover and higher insurance premiums. Therefore, it is important to provide your employees with tools for helping […]

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22

April

6 “Unwritten Rules” for Working with a Retained Executive Search Firm

Retained search firms always partner with their clients to search for candidates on their behalf, interviewing them before they do, and then presenting only the top candidates. Over my 17-year career as a retained search consultant, I’ve created a list […]

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