Ensuring Your Company has Strong Leaders, Not Bosses

Are leaders born or made? It's an interesting question that produces a plethora of answers. But here's something that isn't up for debate: People are naturally attracted to leaders. Leaders possess capabilities that can inspire others to become their best, something that business owners eagerly seek in the people they hire and the individuals theyRead More

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Hire Great Talent!

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz makes a compelling case to seize the moment in hiring great people. Ths business disruption over past months has created an unprecedented opportunity. He encourages business leaders to think beyond survival and look for opportunities this crisis has created. Chief among them is the chance toRead 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

Understanding the 3 Key Steps of Recruiting — Step 1: Attracting

The recruitment phase doesn’t begin when a candidate applies to a vacant position; it actually starts much earlier. In order to secure top talent, you need to entice candidates, attracting them to the opportunities you have available. In order to attract highly skilled individuals, you must speak to their priorities. Merely listing your requirements andRead More

Recruiting in the “New Normal” (From the Toledo Blade)

Recruiting today is different than it was even just a decade ago. Unemployment rates are at a historic low, and finding and hiring qualified candidates has become highly competitive. Both employers and job seekers have more choices, and information overload is always a factor. This is what we mean by the “New Normal.” In thisRead More

The Key to Surfacing, Evaluating, and Hiring an All-Star Built for Longevity (Part 2)

There is a multitude of talented people out there, so how can your company provide the right balance of recognition, challenge, and compensation so your employees aren’t likely to jump ship? A CareerBuilder survey determined that job-hopping no longer carries the same stigma it used to. About 45% of employers have come to expect newRead More

How to Attract the Best Talent in Your Industry in Today’s Candidate-Driven Market

There’s no denying that hiring and retaining top talent has become harder than ever before for many organizations. Between the skills gap and an increase in job-hopping, there are many barriers to finding candidates who are not only highly qualified but who have the potential to be long-lasting employees. Unfortunately, many hiring managers are discoveringRead More