Recruiting

  • Two Way Street

    In last month's newsletter, we discussed the differences between “active” and “passive” candidates and how their motivations and attitudes vary.  As you will recall, active candidates are coming to you in search of a new position.  Passive candidates, on the other hand, are not actively looking but are willing to consider a new opportunity if there is a compelling reason to do so. The differences between these two candidates necessitate different interview styles.  Obviously with ...

    Posted at March 21, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Two Way Street
  • Closing The Deal With Top Talent

    Most managers recognize hiring top talent is critical to the ongoing success of an organization. Unfortunately, there is often a disconnect between the recruiting efforts that brought the candidate in the door and the interview process that will ultimately make or break the deal. Part of that breakdown is a lack of understanding of the difference between two different types of candidates: passive and active. Here is a summary of what those two types of ...

    Posted at February 15, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Closing The Deal With Top Talent
  • 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave

    In today’s competitive workplace, a considerable amount of time and effort is spent finding ways to attract top talent.  While that is incredibly important, another critical, and maybe more impactful part of the equation is keeping the talent you already have. A recent article by Dr. Travis Bradberry, “9 Things that Make Good Employees Leave” does an excellent job of highlighting some mistakes managers often make to the detriment of their team and the ...

    Posted at January 12, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave
  • The Counteroffer: Why and How to Avoid This Losing Proposition

    By Gregory Saukulak - Originally posted on recruitingblogs.com.  To see the original article click here. When an employee informs their supervisors of their resignation, they are sometimes confronted by what is known as a counteroffer - an employer’s “rebuttal” to the resignation in the form of a proposed salary increase or other perceived benefits. Many misinformed professionals have no hesitation in considering a counteroffer. In fact, many will reason that a salary increase in their ...

    Posted at April 26, 2012 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Gen Y’s Impact in the Workplace

    Great article about the changing nature of the workforce.  As employers, we need to figure out how to relate to, and capture the hearts of, the Gen Yers that will become the backbone of our future.  Technology, work / life balance, flexibility and culture will become extremely important as we work to attract the best out of a rapidly shrinking talent pool! -David Weaver   Gen Y's Impact in the Workplace By Amy Chulik, CareerBuilder Writer "What words come to ...

    Posted at December 23, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Top 10 Reasons Why Large Companies Fail to Keep Their Best Talent

    This is the best article I hope no one reads! :)  It gives the secret as to why recruiters are successful recruiting your talent away from you.  My goal is to work with great clients that try to address each of these issues head on.   - David Weaver Top 10 Reasons Why Large Companies Fail to Keep Their Best Talent From Forbes.com Whether it’s a high-profile tech company like Yahoo!, or a more established conglomerate like GE or ...

    Posted at December 21, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Cultural Fit | 0 Comment