Listen, this isn’t easy in the best times, especially if you are currently in a reduction mode or in the midst of layoffs. Yet, we must press on. Sometimes necessary endings create opportunity and new approaches.
Here is the one thing all serious candidates should ask the interviewer to gauge the potential fit for skills, culture and career goals.
Competition among search partners doesn’t guarantee success; it just causes a burst of activity and a rush to make a referral before anyone else. What you really want is a dedicated, thorough search by a committed recruiting partner to ensure you are getting the best candidates in the market.
It is very disheartening to see a candidate get stuck in the “twilight zone of over negotiation” – especially when a position and a candidate are an excellent fit, but the candidate just wants more.
Setting up your team for success is a leader’s most important and critical role. Within that domain, there is no greater way to support the people working in your team, than from the day they start with you.