Tag Archives: candidates

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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Banks use Social Media to Communicate Company Culture

The attached article references using social media to communicate your bank’s company culture, resulting in candidates that might be a better fit.  Numerous research studies have shown that 87% – 90% of turnover is due to lack of culture/personality fit … Continue reading

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There are No Shortcuts when Hiring!

Most CEOs and business owners would agree that their most important assets are the people in their organizations – their human capital. With that said, I find it intriguing that these same executives often don’t put enough effort into the … Continue reading

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KSB Announces Personality Profiling Services

Over the past couple of years, several of my clients have expressed an interest in using personality profiling to help them select, develop, and retain the best performing employees. Personality profiling would not replace a company’s current human resources processes, … Continue reading

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Focusing on your Most Important Assets

Most CEOs and business owners would agree that their most important assets are the people in their organizations – their human capital. With that said, I find it intriguing that these same executives often don’t put enough effort into the … Continue reading

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No More Resumes?

While I don’t believe it is quite time for the resume to go the way of cassette tapes, I thought this article might spur some thought about new ways to get some depth about candidate fit and experience using tactics … Continue reading

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Finding candidates before they are actively searching

This article suggests some great strategies for finding passive candidates. Click here to see the article.

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Evaluating Counter-Offers (and you thought the hard part was over)

As an executive recruiter, I regularly see existing employers using counter-offers to win back an employee who has turned in his/her resignation. Of course, my client and I would prefer that the candidate take the offer, but I also have … Continue reading

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