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Recruiting
March 15, 2017

SilkRoad’s State of Talent 2017

Goodbye Processes and Transactions; Hello Employee Experiences New research shows 53 percent of HR professionals report higher employee engagement through better onboarding, details other top challenges and opportunities in 2017 SilkRoad, a global leader in talent activation, today announced its "2017 State of Talent" report, providing in-depth analysis of the issues…
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Recruiting
March 10, 2017

How to Justify Executive Search Fees

Companies that routinely hire consultants and law firms (and that's virtually all companies) have no issue with paying those professional fees, since they recognize the value proposition that outside experts offer, right? To that I say: the skills, experience and valuable insights of an executive recruiter – particularly in a "niche"…
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Recruiting
October 14, 2016

Hire a Search Firm or Handle Hiring In-House: How Do You Decide?

Editor's note: Today I’m happy to share with you the words and wisdom of Peter Gerard, a Texas-based human capital executive and "change agent" with a reputation for turning around distressed organizations. He’s the guy you want on your team when the organization is growing rapidly or is in transition. I…
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Recruiting
October 5, 2016

Just Say “No” to Interim CEOs

By: Linda Henman Last September, Chief Executive Jeff Smisek and two senior officials of United Airlines stepped down in response to a federal investigation into whether the airline had traded favors with the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The scandal involved United agreeing to reinstate money-losing…
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Recruiting
June 21, 2016

4 Secrets to Writing an Effective Job Description

Let’s start with the premise that all companies are competing to find great talent. Recruiting for profiles like “Compliance Professional” is especially challenging because demand is high and supply is low. The most effective way to recruit top talent will always be a real live conversation, because 80 percent of…
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Recruiting
March 11, 2016

Why You Should (Always) Use an Executive Recruiter

I’m a recruiter. Now that I’ve told you that, go ahead and ask me why you should use one. Believe me, I get asked this all the time, and I’m used to the protests: "We’ve always done it internally." And, "We want to do this cheaply," and, my personal favorite,…
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August 7, 2013

Secure the Top Talent in 5 Steps

Sadly, the best talent won’t just be falling into your lap when you are looking for them. If they did, that would be awesome and make life so much easier, but that just isn’t how things work in the real world. You might actually have to do a little work…
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August 5, 2013

Only the Best: 5 Tips for Candidate Sourcing

Tip 1: Utilize Employee Referrals Since you already have these great and productive employees who get the job done and fit right in with the company culture, you can utilize them even more. Employee referrals can be looked at as potential candidates and as a way to find qualified people…
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July 17, 2013

Hire Entrepreneurs, Not Employees

Instead of finding a great employee to hire, maybe instead you should be looking for a great business partner or fellow entrepreneur. There is an overall discrepancy between what hiring managers think Millennials value most as they enter the workforce and what they actually say that they value most. Hiring…
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May 29, 2013

3 Reasons College Graduates Will Be Your Next CEOs

When placing candidates in executive level positions, I tend towards veterans or ‘seasoned’ players. As college graduations occur daily this season, I thought I’d take a moment and make a case—or at the least—give HR managers some thoughts about taking a chance on those fresh out of school. What’s the…
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