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 […]
Retained Executive Search
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
As a retained Executive Search Partner, we often get asked “Why should we pay a retainer?” and we routinely hear “Other recruiters don’t require any payment unless we get a candidate.” There’s definitely a place for contingency search – BUT it shouldn’t be the route you take when you’re looking for a mission-critical executive to […]
Cornerstone – Kansas City offers education to business leaders on the benefits of utilizing an executive search firm in the recruiting and hiring process for key leadership positions.