Consider the four “Cs” of a quality recruiter: character, connections, communication, and commitment.
By Dan Simmons Recruiting a top-notch candidate is a lot like dating. You want to find out all about that person and you also want to present yourself in the best light possible. You get excited when you first meet such a candidate, just like after a great first date. The interview process is a […]
Time, effort, and planning are required for a comprehensive retention program. However, there are simple, cost-effective, and logical strategies that can prevent top employees from jumping ship without using a comprehensive retention program.
Happy Holidays from the Team at Continental Search! Take this time to celebrate all the positive things in your life; your family, your friends, your faith, and your accomplishments. Remember to reflect back on your personal and professional year, thinking about all the great things that you’ve done and planning for those that you will […]
If you need an oil change, you don’t need to engage someone with a great track record in auto mechanics. You simply need someone with the core skills, the tools, and enough experience to get the job done. The reason you don’t need a great mechanic with a rich history of success is because your […]
You know that your company is a great company to work for. But the bottom line when it comes to attracting top talent in the marketplace is that it doesn’t matter if you know. It matters if the talent knows.
By Dan Simmons Behavioral-based interviewing is designed to help ensure more targeted and more successful hires. Although a resume is what initially catches the eye, it’s the characteristics and behaviors the candidate possesses that should ultimately dictate whether or not they’re hired. The first part of the behavioral-based interviewing process is to thoroughly evaluate the […]
By Dan Simmons Recruiters are key partners when searching for top talent. Communication, accurate information, and timely follow-up are important factors in acquiring top talent. My experience has taught me that the more consistently companies follow these recruitment strategies, the more successful they tend to be! Selecting a Recruiter AND a Partner: This person will […]
Have you ever wondered why one organization is more successful using recruiters than others? Recruiters are key partners when searching for top talent. Communication, accurate information, and timely follow-up are important factors in acquiring top talent. My experience has taught me that the more consistently companies follow these recruitment strategies, the more successful they tend […]
(By Dan Simmons) As the job climate begins to improve applicants have more opportunities from which to choose, and that’s why companies just like you must actively recruit candidates and show them that you are the employer of choice. More importantly, you need to be able to communicate this throughout the entire interview process. How […]