Hiring Process

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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Solving The Talent Acquisition Challenge

By | Evaluation ,Hiring Process ,News ,Selection ,Sourcing | October 15, 2015 | 0 comment

An “Outsider’s View” of the Talent Acquisition Challenge 93% of CEO’s recognize a need to change their strategy for attracting and retaining talent, according to PwC’s 14th Annual Global CEO Survey. But, “there is an enormous gap between intention and action” – 61% have yet to take the first step. Clearly, the subject of “attracting […]

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Thoughts on Lou Adler’s “Hire with your Head”

By | Hiring Process ,Interviews ,Leadership ,News ,Selection | October 15, 2014 | 0 comment

Interviews can devolve into an acting job for your candidates if the questions are not based on past performance but are purely hypothetical. Questions like Adler’s second one (“If you were to get this job, how would you…”) allow candidates to take a flight of fancy and answer the way they feel the interviewer wants.

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The “Sine Qua Non” of Great Hiring Decisions – The “Scorecard”

By | Evaluation ,Hiring Process ,News | July 16, 2014 | 0 comment

By using a scorecard before initiating the recruitment and selection process, you can ensure that there is alignment between the objectives outlined in the positions you are for and the overall goals for your organization.

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3 Tactics for Successful Interviews

By | Candidate Advice ,Hiring Process ,Interviews ,News ,Selection | April 30, 2014 | 0 comment

After working so hard to get that interview it’s time show the employer you have what it takes for the job. Don’t be out done by your resume, live up to it.

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Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 5

By | Evaluation ,Hiring Process ,Interviews ,Leadership ,News ,Selection | July 10, 2013 | 0 comment
Leadership 101: Military Wisdom in Business – Volume 5

Most Canadians do not understand the modern Canadian Forces. It is an institution that is driven by transformational leadership (not transactional “do this because it is an order” management) and leadership development began the day I joined. The Canadian military is also a very progressive, open minded and thinking organisation that strives to build inclusive and cohesive teams. The basic culture and approach in the military is the same as any good private enterprise. Therefore, adjustment to “civilian work” was very easy.

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