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4 HUGE Recruitment Barriers for Hiring Managers

4 HUGE Recruitment Barriers for Hiring Managers

April 7th, 2016

Even though hiring managers have the best of intentions, they often face barriers that prevent them from gaining access to the best candidates and hiring the right people.

“We’re Going in Another Direction”: How to Turn Down a Candidate

“We’re Going in Another Direction”: How to Turn Down a Candidate

September 11th, 2014

As a headhunter, I often have A+ candidates who have gone all the way through the interview process with a client, only to have to turn them down toward the final stages – an often heartbreaking but necessary evil in the hiring process. My message to hiring managers and HR professionals is this: the way you go about letting someone down matters!

For anyone who has ever been turned down for an opportunity with a vague explanation like, “we’re going in another direction”, it can absolutely leave a sour taste in a candidate’s mouth, and jeopardize the opportunity to build a strong, ongoing relationship…

6 Tips to Effectively Negotiate Salaries with Top Talent

6 Tips to Effectively Negotiate Salaries with Top Talent

May 29th, 2014

Every hiring manager should be gunning to hire the best in the market while staying within budget. There is nothing worse than investing countless recruitment hours into a top quality candidate and then losing them in the offer negotiation stage. Here are some tips to help you effectively manage the negotiation process.

Hire Wisdom: Part 2 of 2 – How to Assess a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ)

Hire Wisdom: Part 2 of 2 – How to Assess a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ)

April 24th, 2014

In my years in Executive Search, I have interviewed thousands of candidates, and have found that the one quality all successful candidates have is wisdom. I’ve also found that traditional interview techniques tend to focus too much on IQ, EQ, and work experience, and neglect to assess for a candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ).

Hire Wisdom: Part 1 of 2 – How to Assess a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ)

Hire Wisdom: Part 1 of 2 – How to Assess a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ)

March 20th, 2014

In my years in Executive Search, I have interviewed thousands of candidates, and have found that the one quality all successful candidates have is wisdom. As Key #5 in my blog series Hire Wisdom: The 12 Keys to Successful Hiring, I will break down How to Perform Quality Assessments: Assessing a Candidate’s Wisdom Quotient (WQ).

7 Things Business Leaders Should STOP Saying If They Want to Recruit Top Talent

7 Things Business Leaders Should STOP Saying If They Want to Recruit Top Talent

March 13th, 2014

As a business leader you want to attract the best and brightest to join your company. In your search for high quality candidates who will be a good fit, leaders or hiring managers should be aware of the words they use to portray the corporate work environment.

Hire Wisdom: 5 Tips to Develop a Top Talent Acquisition Strategy

Hire Wisdom: 5 Tips to Develop a Top Talent Acquisition Strategy

February 14th, 2014

Have you ever gone to market for talent without a plan or without a team? It can be overwhelming and result in a poor hiring decision. When companies are unable to recruit top talent, it often comes down to the absence of a talent acquisition strategy or the absence of a team to do it.