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Tag Archives: executive recruiting
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
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
One of the things I enjoy most about December is that I get the time to visit as many clients as possible. It is a time to reflect on our relationship over the past year and understand priorities for the … Continue reading
This article suggests some great strategies for finding passive candidates. Click here to see the article.
I am not suggesting that you adopt the advice from this article verbatim, but the more you can get your interview process focused on evaluating candidates against the goals of the position and the culture of the bank, the more … Continue reading
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
My family and I spent July 4th weekend with old friends who live in the Baltimore/Washington area. I had a conversation with a friend who has been with a well-established, $3.5B community bank in Maryland for over 15 years. One … Continue reading
Hoping that everyone could use a little levity and a creative boost today, I thought I’d share this link to a group of unconventional job ads. Let me know which is your favorite. Click here to see the ads.
The most meaningful comments I receive from candidates after an interview are when the interview was considered “tough”. It was clear that the company had a dedication to digging for and retrieving information relevant to the candidate’s ability to perform … Continue reading