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Category Archives: Executive Recruiting
Behavior-based interviewing is founded on solid research in the behavioral sciences, and its effectiveness has been validated repeatedly in a wide variety of corporate environments. The author of the article referenced below encourages those being interviewed to prepare for interviews … Continue reading
As an executive recruiter in the financial services industry, I review many resumes. I wholeheartedly agree with this author’s approach to quantifying achievements. Take a look.
This blog post was inspired by the recent U.S. Open golf championship. Analogies abound from the sports world to the corporate world, and I thought this one was worth sharing. This article highlights Steve Williams, caddie to the winners of … Continue reading
The article linked below shares an interesting perspective on candidates who have changed jobs frequently. This perspective has some merit in our industry, especially given the staff reduction and consolidation we have seen in banking the past several years. I … Continue reading
If you are interested in some new ideas about this age old question – keep reading. Steve Tappin poses some interesting questions to ask yourself if you are considering a move to a new organization. He encourages readers to avoid … Continue reading
I have always been a fan of Jack Welch’s business books. Here is his POV on hiring. Hiring people smarter than you.
Thank you for the support throughout the year! We couldn’t resist the hump day reference! Have a safe and happy holiday season!
This article reinforces a few simple ways you can make an impact on the job or at home. Words to live by! 10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day
Sometimes, in an attempt to hire a candidate who will be a good “cultural fit” with the organization, managers make the mistake of hiring themselves. The article below discusses why that can be a big mistake. One reason that rang … Continue reading
The author of the attached article suggests some great questions that can help organizations determine whether a candidate is a cultural fit. Take a look! Unconventional Interview Questions