Are You Really a Top Candidate?

Are you really a top candidate? This means that you’re in the top 30% of your industry. Be honest with yourself and with me. Let me articulate what it means to be in the top 30%. If you’re going to get top dollar, you’ll need to show the following...

2011-12-13T07:00:59-06:00December 13th, 2011|

Common Hiring Mistakes: Neglecting to Sell the Job & the Opportunity

Adequately selling the job or opportunity to a candidate. There are some common hiring rules that should never be broken, regardless of the situation or circumstances. Unfortunately, this is all too often the case. Even during good economic times, companies often fail to sell their opportunity to those who have already shown interest. Then, during a downturn, fewer companies actually go to the trouble of effectively engaging top talent during the interview process.

2011-10-11T07:00:37-05:00October 11th, 2011|

The ‘WOW! Factor’

By Dan Simmons Recruiting a top-notch candidate is a lot like dating. You want to find out all about that person and you also want to present yourself in the best light possible. You get excited when you first meet such a candidate, just like after a great first date. The interview process is a [...]

2011-01-25T07:00:58-06:00January 25th, 2011|