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Employee retention is extremely important. Particularly the retention of STAR talent in executive, managerial, and C-level positions. While a competitive salary and great benefits are often sufficient to attract top talent, retention can be a good deal more complicated. That’s particularly true in competitive roles filled by ecommerce recruitment firms, for instance. Top talent often know… Read more »

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There are many qualities that differentiate a superior recruiter from an average one. Below please find Andy Miller’s, BrainWorks’ CEO,  list of the top ten qualities: The ability to assess Top Talent versus Average Talent The intuitiveness to ask smart business questions and then help clients craft compelling opportunities. Great listening skills Smart business acumen… Read more »

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A top-level recruiting firm should do more than just find candidates. Candidate sourcing is an involved and complex process, far more in-depth than just discovery. A full-service recruitment process includes specialized vetting and expert insight from industry professionals employing proprietary recruitment solutions. That’s what makes a partnership with an experienced recruiting firm specializing in executive… Read more »

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There was a time when only Fortune 100 corporations employed data scientists. Not too long after that, businesses and corporations of all sizes began contacting data science recruiters to mine the wealth of big data as well. Despite the uptick in the leveraging of data science professionals, for most medium and even larger businesses, it remained something… Read more »

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Executives within consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies have had to keep up with the sweeping changes that have occurred with the emergence of ecommerce. Over the past decade the CPG Industry has had to adapt to radical change—it’s a level of upheaval that’s made the uniquely challenging work of industry leaders even more demanding. And… Read more »

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Executives tend to trust their own judgment and business acumen. The drawback is a tendency to assume expertise in areas they’re less familiar with. For instance, recruiting and hiring executive and C-level talent. Unfortunately, that strategy all too often results in an unsatisfactory hire. And, the cost of a bad hire can be significant. There… Read more »