Best Hiring Practices: How the Winners of the Recruitment Game Are Playing

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A business can enjoy every advantage—initial profitability, the most modern technology and infrastructure, cutting-edge tools for metrics and data analysis, and a great reputation—but just not be very good at hiring the right people for middle and upper management. Despite everything it has going for it, however, chances are the business won’t reach the heights… Read more »

What Best Hires are Looking for and How to Deliver It

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When the CEO makes a toast at the annual holiday party and gives that speech in which the employees are recognized as the company’s greatest resource, it’s not just a nice sentiment. Beyond the fact that employees are, of course, entirely necessary for any business’s operation, good employees are also responsible for any business’s continued… Read more »

The Top 4 Reasons You Need a Recruiting Firm for Your C-Level Hiring

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One of the keys to the successful running of any enterprise is knowing when an expenditure is going to be worth it. The natural inclination of most successful businesspeople, obviously, is to balk at the prospect of paying for something they’re not convinced they need. For something like contracting an executive recruiting firm for a… Read more »

The Best Candidates for Your C-Level Position Are Working Elsewhere—But Be Careful

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It’s common knowledge among executive recruiters that when the businesses contracting with them are looking to hire for C-level and executive positions, the best candidates are often already happily employed elsewhere. There is a small percentage of qualified applicants for upper-level or management roles looking for work and sending resumes to internet job postings. But… Read more »

Why Using a Recruiter for C-Level Hiring is a Must

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When you’re looking to hire a C-level candidate, there are really only a few viable options. You can farm the hiring out to HR (or do it yourself) utilizing postings on online job boards, scouring LinkedIn for that 24-karat resume, and maybe asking your professional network about any likely prospects. Or you can hand it… Read more »

Who Thanks Whom?

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A recent article penned for Inc by Suzanne Lucas made the bold statement: “Dear Hiring Manager, Perhaps You Should Write the Thank You Note.” She continues: “The traditional thank you note is from candidate to hiring manager. That’s wrong… Just what are you exactly thanking the manager for? Taking the time to talk with you… Read more »