The unemployment rate in May fell to 3.8%, the lowest since April 2000, which means saying we are in a candidate driven market is an understatement. The talent shortage has led to a surge in companies seeking outside recruiting assistance. That’s good news for our industry of course, but […]
In our previous article Understanding, Accepting and Embracing a Multinational Workplace, Part 1, we addressed how and why companies struggle when merging multiple nationalities (diverse cultures). Here we would like to offer tips from a management perspective on overcoming those obstacles and highlight some of the advantages of a […]
As recruiters in such a competitive employment market we are hearing about more offers being turned down and candidates dropping out of the process. So we wanted to share 5 ways you can reduce the risk of wasting anyone’s time.
Don’t make a low ball offer in today’s market […]
What do the following cities and states all have in common?
New York City
They all have, or will soon have, laws on the books preventing employers from asking about job candidate’s salary history. The laws state that […]
The likelihood of working in a multinational environment continues to increase as globalization extends its reach across numerous industries. Whether working for a small business or large corporation, it’s not uncommon these days in America to be exposed to more than one culture. Diverse international backgrounds and experiences can […]
Building on our article last month about Job Hoppers, companies have the opportunity to decrease turnover by implementing the valuable practice of the “Stay Interview” with current employees. This is certainly not a brand-new concept, but the current employment climate has forced companies to consider its relevance in the […]
“Job Hopper” simply stated means a person who changes jobs frequently (typically every 2 – 3 years). Millennials in particular have been pegged as the noncommittal, wandering job-hoppers but a study by the Washington Post determined that millennials are changing jobs slightly less often than their boomer parents did […]
I know that most people think of recruiters as interchangeable and disposable but the landscape is changing and the people who are recruiting are changing. We are working to develop long-term relationships with our clients and their teams to ensure that we deliver the best possible candidates and service. […]
The established trend of a candidate-driven market has forced companies to examine and implement alternative tactics to attract desired talent. The demand for highly skilled employees is so great, that thinking outside of the box is no longer a luxury but a necessity in terms of recruiting and hiring […]
If you are considering partnering with an executive search firm, it is important to understand that not all searches (nor search firms) are created equal. The most common types of searches are:
Contingent (exclusive and non-exclusive): Client has the choice of working with one or multiple firms and firm […]