Tony Fornetti

Recent Posts

10 Tips For Getting The Most From Your Executive Recruiter

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 11/12/19 9:04 AM

0 Comments

Recruitment is evolving, and the way in which employers attract candidates to their vacancies has changed too. Growing numbers of organizations are turning to executive recruiters to help them source the best available talent rather than advertise their vacancy on job boards. Working with a specialist recruiter can help you gain access that hidden jobs market.

Read More

The Whole Truth? Identifying Resume Lies

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 6/19/19 10:08 AM

0 Comments

Man writing curriculum vitae at his desk

According to recent research, around 60% of hiring managers have caught applicants lying on their resumes. During the recession, numbers rose as competition became for jobs became so fierce yet it still continues today. The impact of hiring a candidate who has deliberately misled the hiring manager on their resume can be destructive.

Read More

How to Say No to a Promotion Without Losing The Career Opportunities You Really Want

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 5/30/19 10:10 AM

0 Comments

Whether you’ve been in the full-time work force for a week or a couple of decades, you’ve probably noticed that there is no shortage of “career advancement” advice out there.  But have you noticed that most of that advice is pretty narrow?  So narrow, in fact, that it goes in one direction only:  up, up, up.  Any great career coach, recruiter or mentor can give you solid advice on how to ascend the all-important promotion track.  But what if you love what you’re doing right now?  What if you don’t have the skills – or the aptitude – to take on that job one rung up the corporate ladder?  Conversely, maybe you’re one of the growing number of successful professionals who are more than qualified to succeed in that bigger job – but you just don’t want it.  You may fear that it would rob you of precious family or social time.

Read More

The 5 Golden Rules For Your First Interview

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 5/23/19 10:58 AM

0 Comments

Congratulations, you’ve been invited for an interview! That means the employer has seen something in your resume that matches the requirements of the job you’ve applied for. The next step is to build on that initial impression during your interview. Attending your first interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, so we’ve put together our five golden rules to help reduce your anxiety levels:

Read More

8 Hiring Rules for Small Business Owners

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 5/7/19 12:11 PM

0 Comments

As an entrepreneur running a small-but-growing business, your hiring decisions are some of the most critical – and risky – decisions you will make. Every organization, regardless of size, is impacted by every new hire. But the smaller your company, the bigger the impact. Indeed, a study conducted by Guident Financial and LendingClub found that for small business owners especially, employee recruiting and retention is a challenge in a strong labor market.

So how can you make sure you’re bringing in the right person, every time?
Read More

10 Example Interview Questions To Test Communication Skills

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 3/13/19 9:08 AM

0 Comments

In your organization, communication skills are important. You expect employees to work as a team, help customers, and, as an expert in their discipline, you expect them to make important recommendations to help you drive the business.

These are a few of our favorite interview questions that help test candidates communication skills during the interview process.

Read More

Your Employee Recognition Program is… You

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 9/8/18 4:13 PM

0 Comments

5 Everyday Things You Can Do Now to Make Your Employees Feel Appreciated

Read More

Selling The Job: How To Convince Top Candidates To Say Yes

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 6/10/18 12:25 PM

0 Comments

What happens when your number one job candidate turns down your best offer?  Here’s what happens:  you’re suddenly breaking all speed records to reach back out to Finalists Two and Three (and maybe Four).  But if they were so great, they may no longer be available.  And if they’re no longer interested, you’re starting all over again, re-working your network for the same job. The repeat calls, emails, postings, conversations and negotiations cost you time, money and credibility.

Read More

Your Next Great Hire Is Working for Your Competition

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 4/12/18 1:54 PM

0 Comments

The Right Way to Woo Your Competitor’s Rockstar Employees

Read More

Considering A CFO Role With A Private Equity-Owned Company?

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 9/19/17 4:08 PM

0 Comments

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Say Yes

This is Part 2 in a SkyWater Search Partners Private Equity series

Read More