HURRY UP….AND WAIT Sense of urgency. Every person’s is different. That’s ok until it isn’t…like when trying to get candidates through the process and on board. At the start of an engagement, clients are focused on the fact that they have an executive hiring need, and they need assistance in identifying, vetting, and attracting best in market talent. That’s where the executive search […]
When meeting with a client to assist in putting together the candidate profile they seek for a particular executive hiring need, each person will give their list of qualifications and expectations for the position. It is important to remember that there is a difference between “must have” and “nice to have”. Clients must meet with relevant […]
There is a saying: “Expectations are future disappointments”. While this may be true, in some circumstances, all expectations need is a little management. However, while managing our own expectations is a challenge, managing client expectations can be a delicate process when working in a service industry. Providing excellent service is our life blood. It is what we hang our hat […]
When opportunity knocks, do you answer? As an executive recruiter, I reach out to many people throughout my day to make them aware of opportunities in the marketplace that may be of interest to them or to people they may know. Unfortunately, many of my attempts to connect go unanswered. I‘m sure this happens for many reasons…people […]
“I can’t wait until things get back to normal.” “How are you adjusting to the new normal?” I hear these phrases all the time, so I stopped to ask myself, why be normal? Many times, in business normal equals status quo; the way we’ve always done things. But smart companies are asking if that is […]
2020. Challenging. Unprecedented. Disruptive. A year that also has allowed us to hit the pause button both personally and professionally. To reevaluate. To plan. How will we move forward? What will the future look like? Who will take us there? These questions are important when formulating a business plan to lead your company, your division or your […]
mo-rale məˈral/ noun– the confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a person or group at a particular time. “their morale was high” synonyms: confidence, self-confidence, self-esteem, spirits (s), team spirit, enthusiasms “the morale in the company has been high” When I googled the definition of morale, this is what I got. Even the example sentence references […]
Lisa Bruemmer, Director of Client Services for Cornerstone Kansas City Executive Search firm provides 5 questions to ask yourself to determine if you’re being professionally persistent with your contact during an executive search engagement.
Cornerstone Kansas City’s Director of Client Services, Lisa Bruemmer writes about the critical importance of in-person meetings during the Executive Search recruiting and hiring process.
Lisa Bruemmer of Cornerstone International Group, Kansas City’s local executive search firm client companies turn to when hiring talented top-tier executives, explores ideas for tailoring your LinkedIn profile to attract recruiters, researchers, organizations, and companies to find you on LinkedIn.
Cornerstone International Group – Kansas City explains tips on how to Recruit and Hire Senior Level Executives by knowing where to find top-tier talent.
Cornerstone International Group, the local Kansas City source for Executive Search and Leadership Development for Client Companies, is dedicated to bringing people together. Lisa Bruemmer (who has been with Cornerstone International Group – Kansas City for over 18 years), sheds some insight on the changes and constants in the Retained Executive Search industry.