My family and I recently vacationed in Breckenridge, CO where I was reminded of my skiing (mis)adventures. If you’ve ever been skiing, you’re familiar with the term “mogul” and, if you’re like me, you’re also familiar with the effect they can have on an otherwise enjoyable trip down the mountain.
Sometimes as we’re successfully maneuvering through a search engagement…research, qualified candidates identified, and then, BOOM! We hit a mogul – marketplace intelligence and activity tells us the compensation offered by the client is below market. Read more “Internal Equity Might Be Killing Your Business”
For the past several years, at the suggestion of one of my brothers in Christ, I’ve woken up early on Thanksgiving day, grabbed a cup of coffee, and written down all that I’m truly thankful for.
I’ve been in the recruiting business for 30 years and in Executive Search, with Cornerstone Kansas City, for 16 of those years. (Yes, I started working when I was five. ? In the last 18 years, I’ve seen many changes, both personally and professionally. Read more “Cornerstone Kansas City Brings Quality People Together”
I frequently joke that it’s best to “walk a mile in the other person’s shoes.” Then, if you don’t understand or can’t help, you’re a mile away….and you have their shoes. ? Read more “Why You Should Stop Saying “If I Were You””
I read an article recently from Hunt Scanlon entitled “Common Pitfalls That Will Hinder Any Career Search”. I see this stuff all the time and certainly identified with their research, so I wanted to share my Top 5 pitfalls that are killing your job search.
In today’s age of instant access to all types of information both public and private, I’m always surprised by the number of people who make the decision to embellish, delete, create, and fabricate information on their resumes.
As many of you know, I’m a member of the Cornerstone International Group (CIG) which is a network of independently owned and operated executive search and leadership consulting firms just like mine that operate in 66 different locations all over the world. Read more “The 2016 CIG Global Conference – Lima, Peru”
As a professional recruiter, people ask me all the time how the job market is. We constantly hear things like tight, flat, robust, competitive, etc., but make no mistake, there’s a war for talent going on that requires much more than a single word can convey. Read more “What You Need To Know About Today’s Job Market”