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August 23, 2017

The New Employee Life Cycle: 3 Small Tweaks to Affect Big Change

It’s a fact high turnover rates are not only costly to an organization’s bottom line, but also a gut punch to employee morale and company culture. Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS), a global managed services and staffing firm with 33 offices around the world, recently launched a new protocol designed to…
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Hiring
July 28, 2017

7 Mistakes CEOs Make When Hiring a Chief Compliance Officer

In today’s regulatory environment, demand is high and supply is low for the sought-after profile of Chief Compliance Officer. This puts great pressure on CEOs and boards of directors to make smart hiring decisions. This issue is exacerbated by the fact that the CCO profile is still relatively new, and…
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Hiring
July 7, 2017

6 Steps to Hiring Top Talent – A Recruiter’s Perspective

The single biggest factor in growing and maintaining a great company is to hire the right professionals and place them in the right positions. Mr. Larry Bossidy, former Chief Operating Officer of GE Capital, was known to invest not only considerable time in the hiring process for his direct reports, but…
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Leadership and career
July 11, 2016

Interview Quiz

Interviewing is an issue fraught with myth, controversy and sweaty palms.  There are a myriad of books and articles on the subject, many of which conflict with one another.  One expert will tell you to be yourself while another will intone with a flourish, "Job search is theater!" As with…
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Leadership and career
May 16, 2016

Down to the Wire

When interviews have boiled down to you vs. someone else, how you respond to questions (and ask them) is critical. If you’ve made the first interview cut and have been asked to return to a potential employer for another look, congratulations are in order.  However, you’re still competing with one…
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Hiring
April 15, 2016

The Dreaded “Strengths and Weaknesses” Question

Maybe you’re preparing for next job interview by rehearsing answers to oddball questions like, “If you could be any animal, which one and why?” or, “In a fight between Spiderman and Batman, who would win?” As interview questions go, there are some real doozies out there.  But don’t neglect preparing…
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Leadership and career
March 7, 2016

How to Respond to “Tell Me About Yourself”

Q: I have an important interview next week. So I won't be caught unprepared, I've been thinking about the questions my potential manager might ask me. One that has caused me great anxiety in the past is, "Tell me about yourself." I never know how to respond to this. It's…
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August 21, 2015

Always Follow Up After an Interview

By: Taunee Besson Now that you're pursuing your first professional position, you'll want to stand out from your fellow graduates. While researching companies, targeting resumes and preparing for an insightful interview are crucial to landing the right job, there's one more step you dare not neglect. Follow Up Your Interview…
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April 13, 2015

Questions CCO Candidates Should Ask Prospective Employers

By: Maurice Gilbert, Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search •  Are ethics goals reasonable, clear, measurable and achievable? •  Is there an existing code of conduct? •  Do you regularly conduct employee surveys that include rating the ethics in the corporate culture? •  Can you cite an example of when a leader…
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November 11, 2014

Top 5 Questions Professionals Will Ask Hiring Authorities in the Interview

By: Maurice Gilbert Top professionals like the ones we represent to our clients (Compliance Officers) are in high demand and they know it.  They ask very pointed questions of hiring authorities as part of their due diligence; they are interviewing you while you are simultaneously evaluating them.  They have been…
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