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What's on our partners' minds today? When they're not knee-deep in the serious business of scouting a candidate or a position, they can be off-the-wall, irreverent, or just downright silly. Don't say we didn't warn you.


Mar 25, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The One that Got Away

The One that Got Away

It's crushing to lose a great candidate during the offer phase--give it some time then get over yourself.

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Mar 01, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Evolving Compensation Models

Evolving Compensation Models

Compensation models are evolving in markets where talent is tight and high profile, successful companies dominate.

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Feb 14, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore 1 Comments

Defining Market Compensation

'Market Comp' is a relatively new concept in the quest to land top talent. Understanding how it's defined is important to both employers and job seekers.

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Feb 14, 2013 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Salary Requirements: The Money Topic

Salary Requirements: The Money Topic

Talking about money during the recruiting dance is always dicey; Bill gives us some guiding principles on how to have a productive conversation.

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Feb 10, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on What’s your Market Compensation?

What’s your Market Compensation?

How do you really know what you should be paid? Get a team of mentors, experts and coaches on your side and get them to help you understand what your value is.

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Jan 31, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera 1 Comments

Healthy or Not? Knowing what your Colleague Earns

More companies than not are secretive about salary--is that a good thing or a bad thing?

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Jan 11, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Star Trek or Star Wars?

Star Trek or Star Wars?

If you’re an engineer, chances are you’ve been asked this during an interview. Off topic questions are becoming more common in the interview process as employers seek to determine the cultural fit of a candidate – which in some cases has eclipsed finding the most skilled.

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Jan 10, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Unadvertised Job

The Unadvertised Job

The WSJ ran a piece yesterday on ‘unadvertised jobs’ as if this was news or a newly discovered sinister plot. On any given month, we might place a quarter of our candidates in roles that were not posted. There’s a number of reasons why a job might not be posted

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Jan 04, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore 1 Comments

New Year’s Resolution – A New Job!

Turning the corner into a new year sparks one resolution that many employees have in common – find a new job. As reported by Glassdoor, nearly 1 in 5 will be looking for new jobs within the first 3 months of 2013.

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Dec 06, 2012 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Discussing the Confidential

Discussing the Confidential

One of the biggest dilemmas that candidates face is articulating what they have been working on and what they have accomplished most recently. Often, they are bound by confidentiality.

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