Category: Hiring

The Problem with Buzzwords

The Problem with Buzzwords

We read a lot of web pages (while sourcing candidates), and we read a lot of resumes.  We have noticed more and more the homogenization and commoditization of language –…

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The Case for Calling

The Case for Calling

Every year, the use of e-mail, texting, chat apps, and other electronic communication increases, and the rate of phone communication decreases.  Companies are moving to evaluating people by computer analysis…

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Spring Is a Great Time to Hire

Spring Is a Great Time to Hire

You did your strategic planning last fall.  You’ve paid out (or not) the bonuses to key people.  Now your plan for the year is in full implementation.  Have you addressed…

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Ex-Spouse Syndrome of Hiring

Ex-Spouse Syndrome of Hiring

Losing a key employee can be as challenging as a divorce.  Anyone who has ever been divorced, or even had a serious relationship break-up, knows the pain of that separation. …

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Don’t Play Hard to Get When Hiring

Don’t Play Hard to Get When Hiring

Hiring can be compared to dating and courtship in the amount of desire shown and expressed by both employers and candidates for the other.   In dating, people often play…

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The Dangers of Cronyism in Hiring

The Dangers of Cronyism in Hiring

Cronyism: The appointment of friends and associates to positions of authority, without proper regard to their qualifications. Many employers use networking to find prospective candidates, especially for executive roles.  They…

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How You Might Be Derailing Important Hires

How You Might Be Derailing Important Hires

Many of our clients have needed a critical hire done quickly, but fail at getting it accomplished.  Often they engage us after a frustrating hiring process has produced no result. …

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Don’t Call Me an Applicant!

Don’t Call Me an Applicant!

To employers, an active job seeker is sometimes considered to be an “Applicant.”  Applicants can be contrasted with passive candidates- those people who have been recruited for a job, but weren’t necessarily looking.…

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Should Today’s Job Seekers Be Using Cover Letters?

Should Today’s Job Seekers Be Using Cover Letters?

Communication for job seekers has changed.  For most job opportunities, all communication is electronic, and you are either e-mailing the hiring manager or directly applying on line.  There is little…

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BOB Search Places Eric Canal As Vice President Of Engineering Of Heads Up Technologies
BOB Search Places Eric Canal As Vice President Of Engineering Of Heads Up Technologies

BOB Search Places Eric Canal As Vice President Of Engineering Of Heads Up Technologies

Boyle Ogata Bregman Executive Search Firm (BOB Search) partners with Heads Up Technologies to place their newest Vice President of Engineering. ADDISON,TX, October 26, 2022 --- BOB Search has successfully…...

From Multitasking to Working Remote: How To Keep Productivity High
From Multitasking to Working Remote: How To Keep Productivity High

From Multitasking to Working Remote: How To Keep Productivity High

What is the secret to successful multitasking? Is it possible to able to multitask on several assignments at the same time? Multitasking has been a valued trait. The ability to…...

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