January 19, 2018

What are the hottest hiring markets for 2018?

We heard and experienced many highs and lows in the 2017 hiring market. Information Technology, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, among many others, saw an upward trend in recruiting. HR and recruiting professionals know all too well how important it is to keep an eye on these trends, as it affects their industry and the outlook for years to come. So, what will 2018 be like for job seekers? What are the hot markets for candidates? Is there new terrain for fresh graduates to explore? Predicting the jobs or skills that […]
January 6, 2018

Which new technologies should we look out for in 2018 ?

If there is anything that the world runs on, it has to be technology. We wake up to the familiar—and dreaded—ring of the microchip-fitted alarm clock. We work out using smart, calorie counting gym equipment. We communicate using ever-evolving smartphones and computers.Technology has changed — and is still evolving —the way we lead our lives. Enormous growth in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT), among others,show the ongoing potential that technology has to expand and change our lives.Combined with the hard work of engineers and scientists, the technology […]
December 13, 2017

What are the “must haves” on every resume?

As a professional, if you asked yourself “What is that one important document that will power your growth?” more often than not, the answer is straightforward. You probably have guessed it right—the resume. A strong resume is an extremely important part of your professional dossier. It documents your background and unveils your skills to potential recruiters. In most cases, shining up the CV is the first step to landing the perfect job. In today’s dynamic world, the face of the resume is undergoing a lot of change, thanks to the […]
November 17, 2017
close top talent by giving a great candidate experience

How to Close Top Talent by giving a Great Candidate Experience

Corporate management spends valuable time and money to find and hire top talent. In the entire recruiting process, the candidate experience becomes the most crucial element as it serves as the main marketing source for the company. Delivering a great candidate experience is essential to attracting and hiring top talent. For a great candidate experience, we need to take a 360-degree approach. From communicating the right message regularly and consistently in a friendly tone, to addressing the candidate’s queries, the best experience focuses on building lasting relationships across touch points. […]
October 26, 2017

Why are Great Sales Hunters worth the price tag?

Sales hunters are professionals who find new customers and secure orders for their companies. They are out there in the field to uncover new opportunities and make a sale. Sales hunters have high energy and by attracting customers and making a sale, they directly contribute to the growth of the company. The skills that a sales hunter brings to the company are essentially different from those that sales farmers possess. Hunters need to have unflagging energy, an amicable temperament, and a can-do spirit to be able to find and convert […]
October 20, 2017

Hiring in a Client vs. Candidate-driven Market

Hiring isn’t a straightforward process. It demands a coherent strategy based on the company’s vision, mission, and of course, the market dynamics. For a recruiting team, the hiring strategy varies based on whether they are operating in a client-driven market or a candidate-driven one.  In a client-driven market, companies call the shots. They hire at their own pace, can focus wholly on their needs, and face little or no competition from peers in the industry. On the other hand, a candidate-driven market is driven by stiff competition in the job market. Hiring becomes a challenge for […]
October 13, 2017

Recruiting in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

The Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Industry is a challenging industry to recruit in due to the rapid innovation throughout the market.  This demands specific and tailored strategies, so with a strong team approach and a customized method, with expert recruiters on your side, success is imminent. Selecting the right executive search partner and search method is ideal for a smooth recruiting process. For any Aerospace & Defense talent search, a mix of different search models can be used to find the right fit for the role which include; Retained, Contained […]
September 26, 2017

What is an Executive Recruiter ?

Executive recruiters have a remarkable knack for finding top talent. They work closely with their clients to help identify, attract, and place senior-level executives. These specialized recruiters fill mid-to-high level positions by undertaking a thorough search for experienced candidates. The aim of the executive recruiter is to take end-to-end responsibility for identifying a suitable candidate in a suitable time frame. Executive recruiters must possess certain skills to succeed. They must be able to communicate well with clients and prospective candidates. The ability to expertly balance client requirements and candidate expectations can […]
September 23, 2017
Executive Search Process

What are the steps for an Executive Search process ?

The search for C-level and other senior executive candidates, follow a formalized and structured process. For most companies, the first and most critical step to a successful search is partnering with the right firm. It’s important to engage a search firm that has strong clientele, social media presence, and a wide network of references. Working with an Execute Search firm with a great reputation and mature talent offerings will set the tone for the rest of the search process. Once the company decides to move forward with an Executive Search […]
September 13, 2017

How is Recruiting for Sales Executives different from other Executive Search categories?

Recruiting Sales Executives has traditionally been considered its own category of recruiting since these candidates are evaluated more heavily on their “Soft Skills” or personalities, than the other roles in an organization.  Sales Executives are the face of the organization to the outside world, and are usually the first touch point for potential customers. A talented Sales Executive will be able to quickly increase brand awareness, create a strong network, build a pipeline and close deals. Companies strive to make the best decisions when hiring Sales Executives, given what’s at […]