6 Critical Differences between Interviewing Passive and Active Candidates

  It is a well-known fact that being able to recruit talented and experienced professionals for your organization is an absolute necessity if you wish to see your business grow and prosper. In today’s job market with historically low unemployment rates, attracting and landing top talent for your critical fill…...

Top 5 “Must-Have” Qualities for a Great Executive Assistant

  Behind every successful executive is a hardworking and talented Executive Assistant. These professionals play some of the most integral roles for a business. Finding an Executive Assistant recruiter who understands the needs and qualities necessary can be invaluable. We recently interviewed Kelli Brandl who has 25 years of experience…...

How to Attract Star Performers for Financial Roles

  Most companies respect and rely on their Finance Departments for dozens of daily duties: controlling expenses, investing assets, managing payroll, etc. Industry leaders should focus on attracting finance professionals who possess skills not only in these operational duties, but in strategic leadership as well. Employers who can demonstrate their…...

5 Secrets to Building a Motivating Sales Commission Plan

Common sense tells us that the more lucrative the compensation plan, the stronger the candidates you will be able to attract  for a sales position. But the best plan one company develops may not work for another firm. What one candidate for a sales job considers lucrative may be unacceptable…...

Benefits from Hiring Sales Leaders from Outside the Industry

When faced with the need to hire a new sales manager, it is natural to consider looking within the industry. However, there is compelling data to suggest that bringing in a sales manager from outside the industry can provide additional benefits. The sales and marketing functions are diverse and decentralized. If…...

The Business Case for Gender Diversity in the Workplace

  With the International Women’s Day approaching, companies and individuals worldwide will be reviewing gender parity, progress, and future projections for women in the workplace. The positive benefits of a gender diverse workforce have created a solid foundation for these discussions and path forward.  Everyone – HR and Operations –…...

Infographic; 6 Telltale Signs You Are Dealing With a Potential Bad Hire!

After talking in-depth with multiple  hiring managers over the years that have made bad hires, and conducting 'autopsies'  on those situations, we have identified 6 clear-cut indicators that should make you think twice, prior to proceeding. It is a fair assumption that while dating and interviewing, people will be on…...

Creative Reference Checks Yield Complete Candidate Picture

Depending on their role, employees can serve as a company's primary interface with important clients, and often conduct activities that impact bottom line profitability. Employees can potentially perform delicate duties, manage valuable assets, and have access to sensitive information.  It is therefore imperative that employers build a comprehensive picture of…...