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 …

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 …

Growing Pains? Why Hiring Employees Because You Think They Will Work Hard is Not Enough.

In A-Level Talent, Corporate Culture, Employee Training, Employee Value Proposition, Employer Branding, Employers, General, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiting by Barbara Ashton

Don’t get me wrong, hard working employees are critically important to growing a successful business. But that’s not all it takes.  START hiring people you can build … they will grow your company for you. Employees with high drive and work ethic want to perform and know they are contributing positively to a team and a company that is in line with their values …

Video: Hiring People Away From Your Competition

In Employers, Hiring from your Competition, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership, Management, Progressive Recruiting Processes, Recruiting, Small Business Hiring, Sustainable Leadership, Team building, Videos by Barbara Ashton

Barbara Ashton talks about the two types of hires that are most commonly associated with hiring from your competitors. One is the Trophy hire and the other is the Bluebird hire. Ashton & Associates are specialists at identifying right fit candidates on the basis of values alignment, ambition and drive, skills, competencies and need. More expert information on this topic from Ashton …

LIFE LESSONS OF A HEADHUNTER: Millennials Schmillennials

In A-Level Talent, Hiring, Hiring GenY's, Milennials in the Workforce, Recruiting, Team building by Barbara Ashton

While 1 in 4 Millennials might say they are feeling overwhelmed by debt, the rest of us in the working world are feeling overwhelmed with dealing with them. Them being the millennials, the GenY’ers.  Millennials are the generation of people born between 1982 and 2000. Other’s say they are those born in the early years of the 2000’s. I’d say …

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Progressive Hiring Process: Hiring Better Faster

In General, Performance Benchmarks, Productivity, Progressive Recruiting Processes, Recruiting, Retention Strategies, Salary Negotiation by Barbara Ashton

We all know business is business, but when we need people to do our business, it is time to stop, step back, take a big look, think for a moment, and to remember that we are looking for a person. While you may be extremely competent in your hiring process, even the most experienced HR professionals, hiring managers and recruiters can and do lose …