Talent Evolving: Why Are the Best Candidates Hard to Attract?

Candidates, especially professional and executive candidates, are spoiled for choices in today’s market. Unemployment is under 4% for the entire country.  For licensed professionals it is even lower.  For the first time in forever, open jobs exceed available candidates by a huge margin. When faced with the perception that there are too many choices, candidates… Read more »

Talent Evolving: How to Align Culture for Successful Hires

Many years ago, I was trying to develop a system to quickly identify the best potential candidate fit for clients. It seemed like every candidate wanted more money, bigger titles, better commutes, work-life balance and so on.  It bugged me was that none of these things firmly addressed improving the probability of a successful hire…. Read more »

Talent Evolving: Hire Slow, Fire Fast

Hire slow and fire fast is an expression heard a lot in business conversations. The idea is to take your time while hiring and cut underperformers as soon as you see that they will not improve. Maybe it is time to consider getting the hire right the first time? The fact is, most companies we… Read more »