Successfully Managing a Relocation Process

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A commitment to hiring the most qualified candidate possible means a candidate may have to relocate to take the position. For some companies, this is commonplace. While for others, a relocation may only be approved under extreme circumstances. In either case, a relocation process requires skillful management to ensure that a candidate shifts into the… Read more »

Identifying Top Traits for Success

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Candidates often answer interview questions about personality traits based on their idealized self instead of their true self. For instance, if you asked a candidate if they view themselves as entrepreneurial, they will likely say yes, since that is a trait most people admire. Yet, not every role requires an entrepreneur. It’s important to accurately… Read more »

Winning the War for Talent

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The war for talent is back in full swing and the level of competition is high. The challenge now for hiring managers is to make a conscious effort to evaluate and improve their recruiting platform and attraction strategy. Here are some tips to improve your hiring process. Track Effectiveness of Current Methods Of the hires… Read more »

Time to Focus on Talent Management Part 2

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In part 1 of this blog post, we introduced talent management issues and the importance of a needs-assessment process. Accurate job descriptions and the need for a strong cultural fit were also examined. This week we’ll continue to uncover aspects of talent management you can incorporate into your retention efforts. Employer Brand A company’s “employer… Read more »

Time to Focus on Talent Management Part 1

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How will you attract and retain the best executive talent? Ask a CEO about the number one issue that keeps him up at night, and you might be surprised by the answer. For many senior executives, the biggest cause for concern is talent management, not the competition. Upgrading Talent As the economy continues to gain… Read more »

Extreme Commuters, Virtual CEO’s, and Other Mobile Executives Part 2

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Last week’s blog post considered the many relocation issues candidates and hiring managers navigate during the hiring process. This week, the topic is continued and relocation solutions are explored. Relocation Solutions For executives who are unwilling to move due to family issues or community ties, a company must either “sell” these executives and their families… Read more »