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color10 H 23.6 xD 35.4 Striped Semicircle Doormat Abstract Primitive Figures with Cave Rocks Nature Inspired Unusual Boho Artprint Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Black golden Posted by Bob Corlett on June 14, 2018

Finding the next leader of your organization by serving on a search committee is a long process, full of potential pitfalls. It’s also an honor and a privilege.color08 H 15.7 xD 23.6 Tea Party Semicircle Doormat Monochrome Style Tea Time Doodle with Pot Cups and Cookies Pattern Monochrome Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Grey White But although the conversations are fascinating, the daunting complexity of the decision and the risk of making a mistake can weigh heavily on each committee member.   

Happily, having the right decision-making process can dramatically improve your odds of success.color15 H 43.3 xD 64.9 Zodiac Semicircular CushionCircular Zodiac Chart Apparent Position of Sun and Moon in Centre Pattern Print Entry Door Mat H 27.5 xD 41.3 Yellow Beige Long before you develop the job description, and certainly before you begin interviewing candidates, the search committee needs to develop their decision support process, where the information on the position and candidates is gathered and organized effectively.color13 H 47.2 xD 70.8 Mexican Semicircle Doormat Folkloric Old Vintage Ornament Design with Geometric Shapes and Stripes colorful Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 MulticolorAlthough “deciding how to decide” can sound terribly bureaucratic, being attentive to this governance question is important. You need to understand who has the authority to decide, who needs to approve the decision, who should have input into the decision, and what information should be used to make the decision.color13 H 47.2 xD 70.8 White Semicircle Doormat Modern Calm Relaxing Lounge with Sea Ocean Coastal Scenery View Print Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Pale Grey and Sky bluee Most importantly, this process will also need to include enough time to consider all the gathered information.

So what should you consider when you evaluate executive search firms proposals and what should you discuss with each search firm?

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From my work with search committees, one question that often comes up is how to evaluate whether a search firm is evidence-based or data driven. color03 H 39.3 xD 59 Paisley Semicircle Doormat Historical Mgoldccan Florets with Slavic Effects Heritage Design Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Royal bluee and Sand BrownStaffing Advisors' entire approach to hiring is evidence-based. But how can that be proven, or compared to another search firm? 

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Posted by Bob Corlett on May 22, 2018

I'm often asked by both candidates and clients, "So how is the job market?" Candidates want to know if they will be able to find their next job. Employers want to know how hard it will be to find their next employee.color05 H 39.3 xD 59 Wolf Semicircle Doormat Angry Carnivore Animal Face with Skull Ornamental Curlicues Swirls Lines Frame Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Black Pale Caramel And this question of, “How is the job market?” seems like a reasonable way to start that conversation.

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As an executive search firm, we're often invited in for conversations when there are questions about an employee's performance.color02 H 27.5 xD 41.3 Mandala Semicircle Doormat Old Fashioned Eastern Motifs with Oriental Design Round Flowers in Diamond Line Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Grey Tan White In having these many discussions over the years, we've gained a fair amount of expertise in diagnosing and assessing the many factors that can lead to poor performance (knowledge, skills, abilities, attributes, cultural fit, and environmental factors). And understanding these factors is often essential to do our job successfully.

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Posted by Mitch Corlett on April 26, 2018

When interviewing candidates for your open job, beware of these 5 nearly universal cognitive biases that may lead you to overestimate someone’s ability to do the job.color06 H 47.2 xD 70.8 Leaves Semicircle Doormat Retro Monochrome Foliage Pattern Sketch Style Petals Stalks Abstract Lily Design Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Black White

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Posted by Bob Corlett on January 17, 2018

The hiring process can be a nauseating rollercoaster of emotions—from the emotional high you feel when a top candidate enthusiastically accepts your job offer, to the sickening corkscrew of misery when:

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How does your employer's reputation affect your career? Executive recruiters know quite a bit more about that question than you might expect.  color04 H 23.6 xD 35.4 Letter S Semicircle Doormat Natural Floral Design Monochrome Style Uppercase S Letter with Silhouette Blooms Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Black White

Conversely, for you hiring managers reading, we know precisely how responsive candidates are to your job opportunities. color01 H 51.1 xD 76.7 Floral Semicircle Doormat Abstract Flourishing Wildflowers with Petals and Stalks on Dotted Background Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Peach Umber WhiteWe see first-hand how job seekers are more eager to respond to job opportunities from highly reputable organizations, and how they shy away from organizations with bad reviews on employer review sites. 

As hiring process experts, it's our job to know exactly how your Glassdoor score affects your abilty to recruit, and how your employer's current reputation will affect your own ability to land your next job. 

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Posted by Staffing Advisors on October 25, 2017

Staffing Advisors is pleased to share the announcement of the new President and CEO of St. John's Community Services, Alan Thornton.color13 H 23.6 xD 35.4 Pineapple Semicircle Doormat Star Patterned Arrangement of Exotic Fruits with Greyscale Leaves Halfmoon doormats H 27.5 xD 41.3 Black Grey and Yellow The original announcement from SJCS is below, in full:

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