Evaluating New Talent – Corporate Matchmaking Part 2

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Part one of this blog post introduced the use of personality testing for evaluating new talent. It examined the goals of testing as well as the legal ramifications of using tests for this purpose. This post will continue this topic and explore different types of tests, as well as other factors to consider if you… Read more »

Personality Testing in the Employment Process – Corporate Matchmaking Part 1

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Personality Testing in the Employment Process Like singles using dating services, many companies try to find their “perfect match” through the use of personality tests and other psychometric testing. It has been estimated that 30% of all companies have incorporated some sort of personality testing into their hiring process. The potential “cultural fit” of a… 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 »

Extreme Commuters, Virtual CEO’s, and Other Mobile Executives Part 1

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Doesn’t Anyone Just Relocate Anymore? In the not too distant past, the climb up the corporate ladder for many executives included a couple of strategic relocations. Most companies assumed that for the right position, executives would move their families wherever the job required. That assumption is no longer accurate. A variety of factors are contributing… Read more »

Building Competitive Advantage: How Using Customer Insight Helps

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Too often, business owners need to be reminded that getting new customers shouldn’t be the only goal that they focus on. As a business owner, you should also be delegating your efforts and resources toward retaining current customers; and nurturing the relationship that you’ve already built with them. Obviously, customers are one of the biggest… Read more »

Gathering Market Insight with a Top Recruiting Specialist

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Working with an executive search firm is about more than just finding top talent to fill your leadership vacancies. Your recruitment partner is a key resource for market intelligence, benchmarking and best practices in talent attraction, acquisition, retention and management. The Best Candidates Already Have Jobs Top recruiters specialize in the original sourcing of passive… Read more »