The Negotiation Table: Know Your Cards And When To Play Em’

The economy is conditioning most individuals to be so excited about a job offer that they are not asking for their needs during the interviewing process.  The majority of Americans are accepting offers without negotiating.  This is troubling because money is not the only thing they are missing out on during this short window of […]

The Successful Follower

The recruiting profession places heavy responsibility on individuals to remain people focused while meeting the tough deadlines of Corporate America.  We are constantly receiving feedback from the hiring managers on their choice of candidate, the clients’ feedback on budget management, the bosses’ feedback on harvesting the rock stars, and the teams’ feedback on the characteristics […]

The Unveiling: Determining the Alphas and Omegas During a Panel Interview

Panel interviews can intimidate the unprepared candidate and be the interview of choice for the prepared candidate.  Individuals must have high attention to details in both verbal and nonverbal communications during the panel interview process.  Think of the panel interview as an opportunity to gain insight on the company culture and team dynamics.  This is […]

Hire The Right Way: Create A Positive Candidate Experience #thecandidate

It’s Candidate Experience week on Blogging4Jobs powered by the cool folks at Talent Circles. Check back this week to follow 25+ blogs published on Candidate Experience and follow the conversation on twitter at #thecandidate.  Creating A Positive Candidate Experience We spend so much time focusing on finding the right candidate for the position that we fail […]

Part II: The Fortunate Rock Stars Blessed by a Mentor

Make sure to check out Part I: The Fortunate Rock Stars Blessed by a Mentor that was originally published last week before reading.  Part II: The Fortunate Rock Stars Blessed by a Mentor The Goal The morning started out extremely hectic for me, as all the phone calls and introduction cards had generated so much interests […]

Part I: The Fortunate Rock Stars Blessed by a Mentor

Part I: The Fortunate Rock Stars Blessed by a Mentor Many moons ago I worked as a wardrobe consultant servicing the Rock Stars of the Christian and Country Music Industry.   This job landed in my lap because it was a commission only position.  The owner offered individuals the opportunity to prove themselves in six […]