Interviewing Candidates 101

Although most people have been interviewed at some point in their careers and many others have participated in recruitment efforts for their organization, I’ve discovered in the 20+ years I’ve been in this business, most people (at all levels) don’t really know what...

Why We Believe in a Flat Fee for Retained Search

In all the years I’ve been recruiting, the question of fees always comes up. Search firms are so integrated into business culture these days that no one questions paying for the work; most clients understand the need for retained search. What is questioned is why the...

5 Networking Mistakes NOT to Make

As a professional recruiter, making connections is my business, so I often meet with would-be candidates or other professionals who reach out for help or job advice. I am generally happy to have a get-to-know you meeting. I know how hard it can be to find a new job or...