Category Archives: Executive Recruiting

Quantifying Achievements on your Resume

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.

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Leadership Lessons On and Off The Course

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

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The Positive Aspects of Job Hoppers

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

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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

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Hiring People Smarter Than You

I have always been a fan of Jack Welch’s business books.  Here is his POV on hiring. Hiring people smarter than you.

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When Christmas Falls on Hump Day!

Thank you for the support throughout the year! We couldn’t resist the hump day reference! Have a safe and happy holiday season!

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A Simple Way To Make An Impact

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

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Infusing New Ideas or Hiring Yourself?

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

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Great Question!

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

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Limit my choices?

Given too many choices, some companies just can’t pull the trigger on a hiring decision.   The attached article describes a company that couldn’t find a viable candidate out of 25,000 applicants, and another company that bypassed on a candidate … Continue reading

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