It is safe to say 2020 was likely the strangest year on record for most of us, particularly on the business front, due to the global COVID pandemic. An entire year of ups, downs, twists and turns certainly kept us on our toes and truly only the strong have survived. That is not a knock […]
If people are everything to a business, why do companies suck at hiring? Of course this is a generalization and not every company sucks at hiring but I see it all too often. Don’t get me wrong, hiring can be challenging but having a deliberate, disciplined, well-planned process is the key to success. Why? Just like anything in […]
Hiring an executive is expensive. But the leadership impact of C-suite positions will make or break a company’s success. That’s why finding, interviewing, and hiring the right top-level candidate—the first time—is so important. Over my 14 years as an executive recruiter and business owner, I’ve had my share of wins, and my share of slip-ups. […]
As the owner of an Executive Search firm, I receive a LOT of requests every day to connect or get introduced to job seekers. As counter-intuitive as it may seem, meeting with people to assist them with their job search is not actually what we do at Cornerstone Kansas City. Most people think… “well, you […]
We here at Cornerstone Int’l Group – Kansas City, a best-in-class Executive Recruiting provider serving the Central-Midwest, are proud to announce the launch of our new website. The NEW site reflects our unwavering commitment to the clients and candidates we have been privileged to serve for the past 30+ years by providing professional, personalized, recruiting […]
As we turn the page on 2018 and begin the new year, I was reflecting over the Christmas holiday how seemingly fast time marches forward despite my best effort to stay on top of everything life has to offer.
Dan Heiman, President and Managing Partner of Cornerstone Kansas City Executive Search firm, explains the importance for executives to routinely allow time for modification and positive change. The benefits of stepping out of your day-to-day routine not only can improve your productivity but can offer opportunities for enlightening experiences making you more fruitful for those […]
Cornerstone International Group, Kansas City’s Retained Executive Search Recruiting firm provides informative information for Job Seekers and Candidates. From how executive search works to contrary to belief and contingency firms, executive search firms do not represent candidates in the market, this article breaks it all down.
A letter from Cornerstone-Kansas City President, Dan Heiman. Cornerstone Kansas City serves client companies by providing solutions for the Executive Acquisition and Talent Development life-cycle. We deliver world-class results through Retained Executive Search, Leadership Development, and Onboarding services. How can we help you thrive?
As you might imagine, as a professional retained executive search recruiter, I make a LOT of phone calls. It’s not uncommon that I will make well over 100 calls on any given search. It’s what I do.
Of course, the title of this post is a generalization. Not every company is terrible at hiring, but I see it all too often. Don’t get me wrong, hiring can be challenging, but having a deliberate, disciplined, well-planned process is the key to success.
Last month I wrote about the Top 5 Pitfalls That Are Killing Your Job Search. Continuing the “Top 5” theme, this month I wanted to shift the focus to a problem we’ve seen a lot of over the years with various companies.