Does it matter if the new CEO is a man or a woman? Not to the people who put her there. And in most high-level searches that would include the recruiting firm. Executive search companies, particularly those known as retained search firms, earn their fees by finding the best candidate available. Not the best man, […]
There is no shortage of words about how to hire top talent – the best of the best. And there are plenty of cautionary tales about the picking the wrong one – the many thousands lost when the hire doesn’t turn out as expected. But there is really very little dealing with a different […]
Here’s something you already know about recruiting. Whether you hire the candidate or not (especially not), how he or she reacts to the experience matters a lot. The more difficult it gets to secure high-level/high quality talent, that interaction becomes more and more critical for two basic reasons. You miss an opportunity. Candidates have become […]
One person who might claim to have tweeted himself into a job is US President Donald Trump. Now famous for (among other things) his distrust of almost any form of organized media, Trump counts on social media to tell his version of life directly to supporters. Socialbakers, a global social media analytics company, last month […]
What does a truck have to do with hiring the best people? Plenty.
Strategic leaders are hard to find, but you need them
We’ve just marked International Women’s Day and wouldn’t it be nice if we could celebrate increased diversity in business leadership? We can if we really think 3% an improvement.
Content Marketing is a big deal. Small wonder, then, that it no longer sells just products and services, but people. Recruiting content is the new buzz-phrase in the hiring business.
A recent U.S. survey by the Pew Research Center indicates that among those who have looked for a job during the last two years, 90% went online to search and 84% applied that way. There’s more. Of that 90% who went online, 34% considered it their most important resource. And among millennials (age 18-29), […]
The term “Employer Brand” is a comparatively recent arrival. But, for many organizations, it has become critical very quickly.
Shanghai, CH, October 20, 2015 – Cornerstone International Group has established a new Health and Life Science Practice Group serving its seven member locations in China and Taiwan. The team leader is Dominic Yim, a seasoned executive with 20 plus years as corporate executive in the medical device industry, the last five years in executive […]
Guess what contributes to the management talent shortage? Employees don’t WANT to be managers. Employers are no longer counting on a nice, full pipeline of managerial talent waiting for the chance to move onto the executive floor. There’s a talent shortage, right? Most of that time, we blame that shortage on demographics and the global […]