Innovative Interview Strategies for Hiring Managers

Interviews make most people nervous, however, in many ways, companies and hiring managers have more at stake than the person interviewing for the job. From a financial standpoint, many companies estimate a bad hire can cost a business anywhere from $50,000 to well over 6 digits. That’s a steep price to pay, not to mentionRead More

UPDATE: The Senior Executive Job Market and Coronavirus – New Statistics

Published on April 17, 2020 Status is online Dean Trimble Managing Director at Jackson Stevens / Executive In Residence (contract) at N2Growth 12 articles Following Disclaimer: This article and research are based solely on the senior executive job market, where salaries are between $200,000 and $2,000,000. Full disclosure: despite all of the comments from Search Firm leadershipRead More

5 Keys to Optimizing Your Remote Workforce in 2020

Today, many jobs can be performed remotely. In fact, most companies have gone 100% remote during this Coronavirus epidemic. As many businesses convert to remote offices, some are finding it difficult to find the best way to optimize their virtual workforce in a way that promotes productivity as well as the flexibility a remote positionRead More

Four Perks to Attract ELITE New Hires

Attracting stellar new hires has a lot to do with what value they have to offer to your firm. However, you won’t succeed in landing them unless your company brings value to the table as well. Providing excellent perks and benefits for employees is one way you can get the attention of the best-of-the-best. ThisRead More

Employment Summary for February 2020

February was a big month for hiring, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report. In fact, employment had such a strong surge that the U.S. posted the best jobs numbers since May 2018, according to Bloomberg. “Payrolls rose 273,000 after the prior month was revised up to also reflect a 273,000 gain, accordingRead More

Employer Brand Strength and the Impact on the Job Offer

With the national unemployment rate hovering at just 3.9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it's safe to say a version of the following phrase has been uttered with a tremendous amount of frequency lately: "You're hired." When candidates are formally given an offer to join your company, it's not necessarily anRead More

Connect to Lead

In 2011, we were conducting village stability operations in Afghanistan. We were living by, with, and through indigenous Pashtun villagers in the most rural villages until we became invited guests, and in some cases even members of the community. This was a deliberate campaign to establish a foothold in contentious Taliban-dominated areas so that theRead More

“Time Kills All Deals”

Good little Vignette from Linked In - ME: I’m sorry. The candidate just accepted an offer from another firm. CLIENT: What?! You told us she loved us, that she wanted to work for us. ME: She did. CLIENT: We’re #1 in our space, you said she liked that. ME: She did. CLIENT: You said sheRead More