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Relocation – Re-run

Relocation – Re-run

Posted on06. Sep, 2010 by .

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I thought this blog might be of interest to our readership! Relocation in this tough real estate market has been a real challenge for candidates, prospective employers and EVERYONE in the search business. It can kill a search quickly and make finding Mr. or Ms. Right much more of a challenge. This topic has been (and […]

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Don’t Hire an Empty Suit

Don’t Hire an Empty Suit

Posted on23. Apr, 2010 by .

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We have all interviewed people over the years and at the time were wildly impressed. Hire ’em on the spot! Ready-Aim-Fire. They looked the part (great suit) had the education and the pedigree. How could you go wrong in hiring this person?  Everyone on the interview team connected with the person during the interview. All systems […]

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I’m Leaving “Like a Bat Out Of Hell”

I’m Leaving “Like a Bat Out Of Hell”

Posted on15. Apr, 2010 by .

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I was driving over the causeway this past week (ok at least 16-20 times) on my way to or from our beach rental. There was constant movement all week to and from Apalachicola to St George Island. What a beautiful place! It was another sunny day and I was relaxing and listening to the radio […]

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Dragging Out Search Assignments: How Slow Can You Go?

Dragging Out Search Assignments: How Slow Can You Go?

Posted on25. Mar, 2010 by .

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Occasionally we engage in a tough search assignment with eyes wide open. Usually it’s not the purple squirrel syndrome but more often than not – a series of client/candidate delays that can usually be avoided. I, for one, do not like or want to have my firm engaged on the same assignment for 7 months (210 days). […]

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The Offer That Was Accepted – Then Blew Up!

The Offer That Was Accepted – Then Blew Up!

Posted on18. Mar, 2010 by .

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OK – I have cetainly seen my fair share of strange events in my search practice. No doubt. Just when I think I’ve seen it all a new phenomenon occurs right in front of me to bring me back to the realities of this business. I only wish I could make this stuff up! Here’s the […]

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Slowing Down the Search

Slowing Down the Search

Posted on17. Feb, 2010 by .

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So… you have just presented “The Perfect Candidate.”  Everyone knows it. You know in your heart of hearts that this is a match made in heaven. Yep. It fits like a glove. It’s only a matter of time before the candidate says those magic words. “I Accept.”  Not so fast. Some candidates engage in the interview […]

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