Tag Archives: recruiting firms

The Platinum Rule of Hiring

OK, so I changed it from Golden Rule to Platinum Rule because I feel this is one of the most valuable aspects of hiring…STOP TALKING! How many times have you gone into an interview and the interviewer did most of the talking? Telling you all about every great aspect of the company, the position, the …

Recruiters vs. Job Boards

In today’s market, everyone is looking at ways to cut costs. Many companies see keeping recruiting in-house to be a manageable way to reduce spending. It’s simple, right? Just go ahead and plug in a job description to Monster, Craigslist or CareerBuilder, and voila, you’re instantly overwhelmed with résumés  from experienced, qualified people from which …

You finally landed a job interview—now prepare yourself

Even in a candidate-driven market, you may find yourself coming up short in getting what seems that perfect job. What went wrong? Perhaps, your interview skills need refreshing. There is only so much a recruiter can do to sell a candidate to a potential employer. It’s ultimately up to you to bridge the gap between …

How do companies retain top employees?

Companies offer all types of perks and incentives striving for their names to appear on the coveted “Best Places to Work” list. But in the end, they often still suffer from poor retention. Employee retention saves time, money and energy, so obviously it’s an important consideration when hiring new employees. It is a great honor …

Urgency in the recruiting process

Is it truly urgent that you fill your firm’s current job openings? If so, are your hiring processes designed to manage this urgency so that you successfully land the coveted candidates that are in the greatest demand? We are in a very competitive recruiting world for highly-sought-after, skilled candidates and only those prepared to move …

The cost of recruiting via referral programs

Most everyone is aware that recruiting is a process that requires dedication and time. What people may not be aware of, though, is what that means to them and their organization by taking this on internally. I recently had a conversation with a CEO of a local company who had just approached me about our …