The Difference Between Recruiting a Staff Worker and a Director

Over the past 15 years, I’ve recruited in a variety of industries and at all levels of organizations. When I was working mainly staff and sales positions, I always desired to recruit at the Management and Director level. Once I consistently began recruiting at the Director level, I would get excited to get a staff […]

Job Seeking in a Connected World

It’s 2017. We’re nearly a decade removed from the great recession. The unemployment rate is effectively close to 0%. Yet, I keep talking to qualified individuals who have trouble finding a position. Why? Why does it seem more difficult to find a position now than at much worse times in the recent past of the […]

Outplacement Services

Layoffs are an unfortunate reality in business. Some layoffs happen because of acquisitions, some happen as a result of exiting a line of business, and others happen as a cost reduction effort. No matter what the reason, it is in every company’s best interest to maintain a positive relationship and reputation with former employees and […]

Make the Most of Performance Reviews

Through various incentives and strategies, employers are doing their best to ensure employees are happy and engaged. Much of this is being driven by the need to attract and retain employees in the executive, managerial and professional labor market, which is largely candidate-driven across many industries. In this environment, job openings outnumber skilled professional, putting […]

How to Effectively Evaluate a Candidate’s Transferable Skills

3 Ways to Successfully Assess a Candidate with Little Industry Experience When hiring for an open role, experience isn’t everything. In fact, it should only be part of the reason you bring someone to your company. There are many other qualities that will enable employees to thrive and provide value to your organization. It’s also […]

How Younger Workers Can Help Older Employees

In the New Year, it’s important that everyone on the team can collaborate with one another effectively. And that’s especially important for younger workers who want to better understand their older co-workers so that they can succeed at the office. For employees who fall within the Millennial or Gen Z age ranges, there are tips […]

Accepting a Counteroffer May Not be a Good Idea

When you’re just about to accept a strong job offer from an exciting new company, you may run into an obstacle:  Your current place of employment doesn’t want you to leave and is offering you a counteroffer. As many industries struggle to find the qualified candidates they seek, businesses are increasingly fighting to retain key […]