Some consultants would tell me, “It’s about time you jumped on the bandwagon!” Others would say, “That is so 30 seconds ago – now we are talking mobile recruiting!” Other consultants would say, “Certainly you have begun offering the new…!” It is interesting to have over 30 years of experience in any field. It gives…

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Countering the Counter Offer

Have you ever sourced the Best Candidate; sold them on the opportunity with your company or client; worked with them through the interview process, answering their questions; helped the hiring manager determine the best compensation package; extend the offer that they accepted; and then lost the candidate to a counter offer? If you have been…

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Employee Retention

We have documented that the recruiting process mirrors the sales process.  Every step builds on the previous step from creating a job description to the acceptance to Onboarding and now the final step – “Keep them while you got them” Retention. In the sales process, this is the follow up to the delivery and training…

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April Fools Comments

Over the past 32 years of recruiting, candidates have shown the wonderful ability to surprise clients.  It almost seems they are trying to find April Fools jokes to play on companies where they are interviewing.   For instance, isn’t it amazing when they fail to edit or proof their resumes prior to forwarding them in…

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Manufacturing Jobs

There are always going to be naysayers and those who want us to believe the negative.  While we were almost beginning to believe that all manufacturing has left or is leaving the US, we are now seeing evidence of its return – or maybe some never left.  There is also a not so quiet addition…

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