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Post the Job or Hire a Search Consultant: Which is Smarter?

When is it smarter to post the position or call your search consultant?

Does this sound familiar?

* One of your hiring managers needs a new employee (to fill a role that has opened or a new one).
* He/she has already asked their people who they know and no one knows the right person for the job (and no one can step into it).
* S/He calls you and says, “We need an X. How soon can you get me one?”

This is my recommendation, based on my 14 years of recruiting experience:

I suggest … Read more »

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What tools do you use for recruiting?

When the time comes to hire someone, what tools do you go to most often? Do you start with a preexisting job description? Or start with a blank [..]

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How do Biotech firms fill their critical positions?

I’ve done some “market research” lately, talking to the wonderful CEOs and CFOs in “the industry” about what they see coming done the pike and how they plan [..]

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HOW TO: Hire the Best Employee ASAP at the Best Price

Every employer hates the process of hiring but each one wants the best possible employee as soon as possible for the best possible price. The process of hiring has quite a few steps that the busy hiring manager frequently doesn’t have any time for. But to skip them or try to get around them can, and usually does, just make the process longer and cost more. So hire slowly and thoroughly, using the steps I outline below … or you will have to keep doing it! Read more »

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Finding Mission Critical PhD Employees, Part 3 from Hampton and Associates, Scientific and Executive Search Consultants

If your company is doing its own recruiting, without the help of a search firm, your first step to find mission critical PhD employees is to determine where [..]

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