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3 Strategies for Executive Recruiting Managers

The process of recruiting a C-level executive requires certain tactics and strategies that, in many ways, differ markedly from the procedures used to locate lower-level employees. As with so many things, though, this is a concept that few people deny but so many fail to use as a guide to action. Executive recruiting requires a unique approach—but what might this be? While we don’t have a step-by-step guide, we do have some suggestions that you should keep in mind as you hunt for top-flight executive talent. Understand Executive Compensation – For most jobs out there, compensation is a fairly simple [...]

October 9th, 2017|New Features|

Tips for Hiring Executives for a Startup Business

Running a startup business is a lot like walking along a highwire a thousand feet in the air, only that the chance of survival for tightrope acrobats is considerably better. Most startups fail, due to their inability to secure adequate funding to sustain operations until they can begin generating significant revenues. In this rough-and-tumble environment, there’s little room for error—that’s why startups must select their executives with enormous care. A bad CFO can harm an established company, but they can utterly ruin a startup. Recruitment disaster is far from inevitable, however. Here we present a few executive recruiting tips that [...]

October 2nd, 2017|New Features|

Reasons Why Executive Recruiters Often Fail

The success of any company is heavily reliant on the competence of its C-level staff—the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and, depending on the structure of the organization, possibly a few other titles in the same tier. For executive recruiters, the task of finding the right talent, therefore, assumes a special urgency. A bad hire in the executive ranks will likely lead to rippling effects that could cause irreparable harm to the client. Recruiters definitely need to bring their A-game when it comes to landing C-suite talent—but often this just doesn’t [...]

September 25th, 2017|New Features|

Ways to Avoid Cookie-Cutter Recruiting

When it comes to executive recruiting, we all want to find those dynamic, creative, impassioned individuals who know how to promote growth and excellence within an organization. What we don’t want is the middle-of-the-pack careerist who may have satisfactory credentials on paper but can’t really deliver the goods in a corporate environment: a cookie-cutter candidate, so to speak. Yet, how can you, as a recruiter, avoid settling for mediocrity in your executive search? We have a few suggestions. Consider “Off-Center” Candidates – The most logical approach to recruiting is to find candidates who have a proven track record of carrying [...]

September 18th, 2017|New Features|

Healthcare Recruiting: Finding the Right Candidate

To say that the healthcare sector is important to our society is to be guilty of massive understatement. Most everyone comes into contact with the healthcare system in one capacity or another—even those of us who like to boast that we hardly ever get sick. We get our annual flu shot from the local clinic, we stop by the doctor’s office for a checkup, we take prescription pills supplied to us by the pharmacist, we help family members with their medical issues and rehabilitation efforts—in sum, we either deal with the healthcare system ourselves or we know someone who does. [...]

September 8th, 2017|New Features|

Growth Strategies for Recruiting Firms

In the business world, you’re generally either growing or shrinking. Recruiting firms are no exception to this principle. To stay at the cutting edge of the field, you need to direct your efforts toward not just holding the status quo but moving upward and onward. What can you do as a recruiter to encourage the kind of growth you need to thrive? That’s the Million Dollar Question, and, while there is no simple answer, there are some strategies that can significantly increase your chances of success. Calculate the ROI on New Hires – As the scope of your business operations [...]

September 1st, 2017|New Features|

Tips for Growing Your Healthcare Recruiting Agency

There is no doubt that the healthcare sector will remain an important part of the U.S. economy for years to come. It’s not just that health care is, for obvious reasons, indispensable to society. The march of time is another factor. Due to the aging of the Boomer generation, as well as the general increase in the national population, the need for trained medical personnel will only rise in the coming years. That’s certainly good news for persons employed in this industry. For healthcare recruiters, however, the news is mixed. Finding the right talent for a given position can be [...]

August 25th, 2017|New Features|

Reasons Why Recruiters Hire the Wrong Person

Recruiting is an art—and like all artistic endeavors, it can easily result in failure. Even the most diligent recruiters have horror stories about disastrously poor employees who somehow got through the screening process. One survey found that a staggering 95% of companies make bad hires every year.1 It can happen to any recruiter, but when it does, you should take the opportunity to reflect on what went wrong—that’s the best way to minimize the likelihood that you’ll make the same mistake in the future. Many bad hires often result from a few common yet suboptimal recruiting habits; let’s take this [...]

August 18th, 2017|New Features, Tips & Tricks|

How Can Your Recruiting Agency Survive in the New Job Market?

The world of recruiting has been altered radically over the last few decades. Today, we rely on laptops, mobile phones, and the internet rather than Rolodexes, business cards, and lined paper notebooks. Pretty much everyone would agree that all these changes are for the better; who really wants to go back to the days of huge, overstuffed file cabinets? No doubt the decades to come will bring further developments—and we can only guess at what form these innovations will take. In the meantime, recruiters can keep themselves busy with meeting the challenges of a rapidly evolving job market. How? We [...]

August 8th, 2017|New Features|

How to Organize Yourself as a Recruiter

We all want to be organized—to have all the papers arranged in a neat stack, the appointments commence exactly at the top of the hour, and that annoying “Unread Emails” counter go back to zero. This is, of course, much easier said than done. Most recruiters never seem to have enough time to complete all their tasks in a timely manner, and that often leads to mess, disorder, confusion. While we can’t clear your schedule for you, we can suggest a few helpful tips for getting organized in a fast-paced environment. Settle on an Email Strategy – Figuring out what [...]

July 25th, 2017|New Features, Tips & Tricks|