Crazy High Recruiter Fees? What You Need to Know to Make Your Investment Pay Off

In Employers, Headhunter Fees, Headhunters, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiting, Recruiting Fees by Barbara Ashton

The first question many employers ask right out of the gate is “How much will it cost me?” Because there seems to be a great deal of controversy and myth associated with headhunters and recruiter fees, we did some research. And what we came up with – the uncontested facts and figures – well, some of these surprised even us.  The Elephant in the Room …

On Finding a Good Recruiter for Your Company

In Employers, Headhunters, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiting, Social Recruiting, Using a Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

Building trusting relationships with employers and candidates, and then managing those relationships via highly developed skills, tools and processes… that is the fine art of a good recruiter.   Why Employers Use Recruiters Right fit employees are the single most important factor in business. Increasing profitability and ensuring sustainable growth for your company can only be achieved when you are working on …

How Today’s Top Employers are Hiring the Best People

In A-Level Talent, Corporate Culture, Delegation, Employer Branding, Employers, General, Headhunters, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership, Recruiting, Retention Strategies, Sustainable Leadership, Team building, Trust in the Workplace, Uncategorized, Values Based Hiring by Barbara Ashton

Have you ever wondered how certain companies are consistently hiring the best people? How do they attract and keep the best and brightest employees? Finding and hiring great people can be an agonizing experience for even the most seasoned hiring manager. Hiring managers and business owners consistently tell me their hiring process is far less than what they’d like it to …

It’s Your final Interview… Now What?

In Headhunters, Hiring, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

You’ve made it through your first and second, maybe even third interview. Human resources has given the hiring manager a thumbs up. Now it’s your final interview and you’re in the home stretch. What you KNOW: There are people in the organization who really like you. They’ve gone to bat for you because they feel strongly that there is a good fit for …

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5 Very Good Reasons for Using a Recruiter to Hire

In Cost of a Bad Hire, Employers, Headhunters, Hiring, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Online Recruiting, Using a Recruiter, Working with recruiters by Barbara Ashton

The words I most like to hear from our clients? Here they are. “Barbara, you cost us a lot of money up front, but it was worth every penny down the road.” And I know I’m not alone in saying this. I mean who in business wouldn’t want to hear the sweet music of that kind of value statement coming …

The Succession Plan for Business Owners and Hiring Managers

In A-Level Talent, Employers, Headhunters, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership Training, Management Training, Progressive Recruiting Processes, Recruiting, Retention Strategies, Succession Planning, Sustainable Leadership, Team building by Barbara Ashton

CFO: What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us? CEO: What happens if we don’t, and they stay? I have no idea where this quote originated. What I do know is that I posted it to my LinkedIn profile and almost instantly received over a thousand likes and shares. One would think I would …

Executive Search: Is It Worth the Cost?

In A-Level Talent, Cost of a Bad Hire, Headhunters, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Recruiter, Progressive Recruiting Processes, Small Business Hiring, Working with recruiters by Barbara Ashton

Is a search firm cost effective? Your answer depends on whether or not you agree that having the right people working for you will determine whether you are struggling or prospering in your business. Something to think about. It’s like David and Goliath out there. For small-medium businesses the market is increasingly competitive. Larger corporations are generally far better positioned …

Video: The #1 Interview Question to Ask Any Serious Candidates

In Employers, General, Headhunters, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Interview Questions, Interview Tips by Barbara Ashton

As a business owner or hiring manager, the time you invest in an interview is important. Learn how to identify early on in the interview process whether or not your candidate is motivated and well-suited to becoming a part of your team. Wasting time with a wrong fit candidate is the bane of just about every business owner and hiring manager I know. …

Making Your Next Conference Experience Career Worthy

In Conference Planning, General, Headhunters, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

  A conference is one of the most prized venues for meeting people with influence, and in fact many business deals are brokered, partnerships birthed and brilliant careers launched following introductions made in conferences. The fall conference season is here, and you no doubt have a few in your calendar. Ask yourself: Are you ready to get the most out …