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How To Keep Your Keepers: Hire The Right Person

Filed in Clients by on September 12, 2014
How To Keep Your Keepers: Hire The Right Person

By day I’m a corporate recruiter, by night I’m in a band – a hard rock band that writes, records and performs original music in and around Boston. That means our band has to be tight! “So what” says you! Well, both of the things I’m passionate about require me to be a great team […]

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Take Your Talent Pool Pulse: What Is Driving Construction Industry Careers?

Filed in Clients, Culture by on September 10, 2014
Take Your Talent Pool Pulse: What Is Driving Construction Industry Careers?

When was the last time you took a good look at your company’s profile and the health of your talent pool? Do you know who was hired last, where they came from, what your average tenure is, or even, who’s been with you the longest and why they have stayed? If you are in a […]

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2013 Year in Review & 2014 Outlook

Filed in Culture by on February 7, 2014
2013 Year in Review & 2014 Outlook

With January already over, our team sat down to discuss what we’re seeing and hearing from clients, candidates and the industry as a whole. Here’s our notes on how 2013 played out and trends and opportunities for 2014 in no particular order. General: Salaries, profit margins, and fees are up from 2012 levels. The actual hiring […]

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Who hired him! The cost of a Bad Hire

Filed in Clients, Culture by on December 10, 2013
Who hired him! The cost of a Bad Hire

If you saw the movie Bad Santa you’ll recognize what a bad hire can look like. Willie, aka Santa, might have scrubbed up as St. Nick, but he was bad to the bone. Willie was a conman and I’ll suited to the position, and yet someone hired him.  Take a look around your office, do you have […]

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Home Run Hiring

Filed in Clients by on October 16, 2013
Home Run Hiring

When you go to Fenway Park you’re never in any doubt about the score. The scoreboard says it all. Each team, the umpires, coaches and the all the fans are on the same page. It got me thinking, do clients have a hiring scoreboard? It’s rare that one person makes a hiring decision alone. So, […]

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