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Hiring for Culture Fit – Making the Case for Why It Matters February 20, 2018
Hiring for culture fit is decidedly on the outs these days with a number of recent articles questioning the practice. Some suggest that corporate culture is too dynamic to be captured and codified let alone selected against, while others have argued that skills, experiences and competencies matter far more in hiring decisions.
Workaholism in Silicon Valley!! – So What's the Story here? September 12, 2017
Today's dreams of innovation, disruption, riches and glory intoxicate unprecedented numbers of tech sector entrepreneurs, investors and acolytes alike.
The Employment Offer Stage: More Dangerous than you May Think August 28, 2017
The company and candidate have successfully navigated a long, arduous courtship and now seek to consummate their relationship with an offer of employment. It is almost over, or is it? The following two anecdotes illustrate how easily a promising employment marriage can be derailed at the offer stage:
The Fit Factor in Hiring August 18, 2017
Hiring is an aspirational endeavor, the abstraction of desirable attributes and experiences for the companies we covet to become. At some point the ideals collide with the inconvenient reality of our actual ‘works-in-progress' companies, our personal biases, fears, and irrational decision-making.
Tech Sector Executive Search Update – Hotter and Harder than Ever August 14, 2017
Within the tech sector itself, international firms that traditionally would have little more than sales offices in Canada are now capitalizing on the high-quality talent and its comparatively ‘modest' cost by opening product development centres and even business units mostly in Toronto and KW.
Questions You Really Should Ask in an Interview August 8, 2017
In interviews, candidates make impressions in a variety of ways. They dazzle or dull with their qualifications, work experiences, accomplishments, interpersonal and leadership styles, the manner in which they carry themselves and their intellect.
Searching for that Stay-At-Home Rushing Defenseman August 1, 2017
Clients often direct us to find the ‘best of the best'. The client's market challenges are daunting, the solutions complex, the potential enormous and only the smartest, most competent of executives will do.
Wanted: Workaholics with Strong Family Values July 27, 2017
The company likely also has a super concierge service that conveniently takes away the nuisance of going home to cook, do laundry and spend undue time with one's family...that said, I am sure that family values is somewhere on the list of desired attributes.
Interview Mistakes: You are a Buyer and a Seller July 14, 2017
Is a candidate a pure seller in an interview exchange, or are they also a buyer?
To All of Our Fair and Foul Weather Candidates March 3, 2017
As headhunters we interact with two categories of candidates; those we pursue and those who pursue us. The former are often elusive, the latter not so much.
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