What Do Excellent Candidates Want?

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Good candidates are attracted to a company with a competitive compensation and benefits package. They are also likely to be interested in the location of the company and it’s proximity to their home. It’s common to be interested in a company with good hours and a predictable schedule. These are all very reasonable selling points… Read more »

Understanding Candidate Expectations

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Candidates have high expectations. And that’s natural and to be expected, right? So what’s the issue? The important thing here is to be aware of what their expectations are. For the hiring manager knowledge is power. Here are three candidate expectations every hiring manager should be aware of. Candidates expect an easy application process. Well… Read more »

Executive Hiring Process: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt Your Hiring Outcomes

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According to research completed by Harvard Business Review, the failure rate of executives coming into new companies can range as high as 30 to 40 percent in the first 18 months. The related costs are staggering. A regular, thoughtful review of your executive hiring process can accelerate and continuously improve results. Dig Deep in Getting… Read more »

6 Thought-Provoking Questions to Ask an Executive During a Job Interview

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The best interview questions tell you about the person behind the resume. They enable you to get to know the personality, strengths and weaknesses of an individual and determine if they will fit into your corporate culture. Below are six such questions: Why should we hire you? This is among the best questions you can… Read more »

How to Engage and Align Your Employees through Corporate Goals

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What’s the best practice you can implement to maximize profitability while retaining top talent? Effective goal alignment in support of a well-defined business strategy is the single most important step. Goal alignment improves and accelerates operational expectations and helps you to quickly progress from planning to execution. It builds morale and ultimately retention, creating employee… Read more »

How to Tap Into the Hidden Executive Talent Pool

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Deepening your executive talent pool delivers value at every level of your organization. Part of your mission is to create leadership sustainability. By building a robust pipeline, you cultivate a talent management culture that yields both short-and long-term success. The failure rate of external hires at all management levels is significantly higher than that of… Read more »