One of the questions I often hear from CEO’s and others within hiring organizations is this one: “Why would I use an executive recruiter?”
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In a recent ADP article, writer Ellen Gregory dispels a few long-held myths about “generational differences” in today’s workforce. Most notably, she points to U.S. Department of Labor statistics from 1983 – 2016 (the most recent available) to suggest that “job hopping” among younger workers is not a new phenomenon. Millennials didn’t start this trend. In fact, today’s baby boomers jumped around from job to job at roughly the same frequency when they were the age of today’s millennial workers.
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When you’re hiring, you invest all kinds of energy in determining exactly what kind of candidate will make the best hire. How much experience is required? How important is education? But let’s be honest, those are the easy questions. Defining the skill set and work style of the perfect hire can be very challenging.
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Whether you’re actively job hunting or “just listening” when recruiters reach out, you know probably know what it takes to be a serious candidate. You need a clear grasp of your own personal “brand:” your career goals, core values, current abilities and professional track record. You need a resume that powerfully, compellingly reflects those things. And you need to ace every interview, not just with the words you choose but with the levels of engagement and enthusiasm you’re able to convey.
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.
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There are very few moments in a job search as thrilling as learning that the employer of your dreams is about to extend an offer.