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Odds Are You’re Right

By |July 27th, 2018

Some people get caught up in the minutia of little decisions, while others see the larger, long term impact of decision making. It’s been argued that quick, instinctual decision making may prove rash and ultimately incorrect in the short term, but have little effect on long term results.
If you approach decision making in a […]

Tools Are Only Good If You Use Them

By |April 9th, 2018

Recently, I received an email introduction from a prospective job candidate. With a quick review of our system, I realized I already knew the individual. Not really “knew”, but “knew” as in we were connected on several networking platforms and had exchanged at least one message months earlier.

Time invested in connecting without follow through […]

Be the Hero of Your Own Story

By |August 6th, 2017

Too often, we hear from candidates who want to get out of their current industry. They want new challenges, and they want to take their existing skills and experience elsewhere. In theory, it sounds plausible. It reality, it’s a huge mistake.
Competition is fierce. No doubt about it. Companies are aggressively hiring and struggling to […]

Job Search Truths Revealed

By |June 2nd, 2017

You are not special. You’re just another cog in the wheel. Some of the most successful companies in the world have grown into well-oiled machines. They operate as behemoth mechanisms, void of individuality, easily plugging in one person for another without much of a hiccup.
For large companies, driven by proven systems and functioning on […]

Hiring Technology Lacks Soul

By |April 23rd, 2017

Traditional recruiting has been about filling the funnel. Find the candidate pool. Fish the pond. Applicant to hire ratios, cost per hire, assessments, job postings, and diversity advisory groups each provide great fodder for analysis. Truly, they do. They are tools and resources used to decipher an age-old quest, “How do you find right […]

Your Spouse Isn’t Looking for a Job – You Are

By |March 28th, 2017

From time to time, candidates reach out to us in unique ways.

There are the creative sorts that leverage every marketing tool available to gain attention. There are others who are minimalists, and feel their experience should garner attention, not the flash. Still, others, have a different approach.
I received a message earlier today from a […]

Quit Your Job Rubbernecking

By |January 29th, 2017

By David Rose
Sometimes it seems like everyone else is getting ahead. Sometimes, especially through the filter of social platforms, we’re presented with a pretty, little picture. A snapshot or watered down version of what our connections want us to see.
When it comes to employment, specifically when our friends find something new, we find ourselves […]