The ‘Downside’ of Extensive Industry Experience

The most common question we are asked when engaging a new client is “How much experience do you have in our industry and our market?”.  And while in theory this is a fair question, there is a ‘downside’ to extensive industry and/or market experience . . . If the Search Firm you are engaging with has extensive industry/market experience, then they are likely working with…

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Why RPO’s don’t solve all your Recruitment Programs

https://vimeo.com/437883283 Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) became a fancy industry term for outsourcing recruitment  about 20 years ago 😊.  RPO vendors boasted they could outperform your internal recruitment function and provide higher quality service, faster and at less cost.  They incubated the notion that “recruitment” was not a “core” function of your business and that it made sense to outsource it. I have been following and…

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When Hiring and Interviewing

Dear Hiring Managers: When hiring and interviewing potential Candidates please remember what it’s like to be on the other side of the Desk: Treat candidates as if they were family members (the ones you like preferably).  Throughout this Covid19 time I have had the opportunity to speak / connect with several Executives / VP’s who unfortunately were affected by the downturn and lost their jobs.…

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