Posts from Bruce McAlpine

Constructing the Employment Offer Letter

By | Hiring Process | June 21, 2018 | 0 comment

  At this stage, you have carefully selected the candidate you want to hire for your position.  Now you need to craft an offer that meets both party’s needs, i.e. yours as well as the candidate’s. The easiest part of the offer is often the money.   Compensation The compensation you offer will need to […]

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Candidate Evaluation – What is the best, most defensible method?

By | Evaluation ,Hiring Process ,Interviews ,News ,Selection | May 23, 2018 | 0 comment

As mentioned in our last post, we are examining the search-evaluation-hiring-retention process, and sharing almost half a century of Executive Search insights by answering the following 6 questions: Who am I REALLY looking for? Where am I going to find them? How am I going to evaluate them? How am I actually going to hire […]

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Candidate Sourcing – Where will I find my next Superstar?

By | Hiring Process ,Sourcing | April 18, 2018 | 0 comment

As mentioned in our last post, we are examining the search-evaluation-hiring-retention process, and sharing almost half a century of Executive Search insights by answering the following 6 questions: Who am I REALLY looking for? Where am I going to find them? How am I going to evaluate them? How am I actually going to hire […]

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Who am I REALLY looking for?

By | Hiring Process ,News | March 14, 2018 | 0 comment

Who am I REALLY looking for?   As promised in our last article, we are going to be examining the search-evaluation-hiring-retention process over the next few months, and sharing almost half a century of Executive Search insights by answering the following 6 questions: Who am I REALLY looking for? Where am I going to find […]

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Are you looking forward to your next hire?

By | Hiring Process | January 18, 2018 | 0 comment

Frankly, most executives do not look forward to the task of hiring staff. It is a competitive environment for good talent and it can take a lot of time and expertise to do it well. It doesn’t have to be an uncertain process. As Executive Recruiters, we are happy to share some of our expertise, […]

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2018 Corp Goals? DONE!  Personal Goals? Not so much…

By | Candidate Advice | December 12, 2017 | 0 comment

Your corporate goals are all set for 2018.  How about your personal goals? You may recall a year ago about this time receiving my post called “Dreaming about 2017 – A Fable”.  It was a short practical guide to effective personal goal setting, full of motivational quotes and a Goals Template, just in time for […]

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“Precarious Employment”: 3 Lessons for Employers & 3 for Employees

By | Employee Engagement ,Leadership ,Retention | November 21, 2017 | 0 comment

We live in changing times! Today, a prosperous and fulfilling career is significantly more challenging to achieve. Despite a recent economic uptick, it appears that employment instability has become the norm. This “precarious employment” environment is rooted in past trends that increased the competitiveness of the job market, made companies reluctant to hire full-time staff, […]

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Ontario Employers: Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned – Bill 148

By | Employment Law ,News | September 21, 2017 | 0 comment

In my capacity as the current President of ACSESS (the Association of Canadian Search, Employment & Staffing Services, the national association representing the interests of the $13B staffing industry in Canada), I am sharing with you my grave concerns about Ontario’s Bill 148, now under review. As all of you are aware, Ontario’s Premier Wynne […]

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