Believe it or not, I’m getting ready to celebrate my 11thyear as an executive recruiter. I joined Michael Shirley Associates in October 2006 and it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve made in my professional career.
Ahhhh vacation. I recently got back from San Diego with my family and, I’ve got to say, it was terrific! We haven’t taken a “big” trip (i.e. on an airplane) in 10 years.
Cornerstone Kansas City helps client companies identify and hire top-tier executive talent to meet their goals and needs. Our firm supports Women in Business and our Director of Client Services, Lisa Bruemmer, offers insight and tips to women in the workforce.
Read more “Women in Business: Where Do “Nice Girls” Finish?”
You know the old saying, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat”. While this is true, common sense tells us that some ways will be more painful and exact a greater toll than others.
Enter “Boon”, a new online recruiting site. In theory, this is a great idea and, in some cases, may be a feasible way to skin the hiring cat. In this impersonal digital age of anonymous, fast, hurry, quick, and are we done yet? – this fits. Read more “Boon is Good For Candidates, Executive Search is Great For Companies”
The original founder of my firm (Cornerstone-Kansas City), Michael Shirley (previously Michael Shirley Associates), recently spoke to a group of executives to advise them on the process of selecting executives for their organizations. One of the key comments from that presentation was:
“The first rule of management is…Don’t send your ducks to eagle school.”
Cornerstone-Kansas City, local Retained Executive Recruiting Firm describes our trusted and proven process of how we build quality long-term connections between the candidate and the employer, our clients. Read more “Building Retained Connections is our Calling”
Kansas City – January 26, 2017 – A recent Gallup poll shows 50% of Americans think this is the best time of all to find a quality job – only days after the inauguration that ended one of the most bitter presidential elections. It is the most optimistic result in 15 years of polling. Read more “Why Now is the Best Time for Job Searches”
Dan Heiman, Cornerstone – Kansas City’s President and Executive Search expert has interviewed thousands of seasoned, experienced professionals, some of which he considers professional “rockstars”. Heiman encourages client companies to be open to the benefits of hiring very experienced Candidates, no matter their age.
Kansas City – January 26, 2017 – A recent Gallup poll shows 50% of Americans think this is the best time of all to find a quality job – only days after the inauguration that ended one of the most bitter presidential elections. It is the most optimistic result in 15 years of polling.
“HOW MUCH MONEY DO YOU MAKE?”
If I was asked that question, I would probably respond with, “As much as I can but not nearly what I’m worth!” That answer would address my income as well as my value (with a little side-eye to my ego, of course!) Read more “Why Employers Shouldn’t Consider a Candidates Value from the Question of “How Much Money Do You Currently Make””