6 Signs You Should Invest in Executive Candidate Experience

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Candidate experience  is the process of candidate introduction to your company from the beginning to the end of an executive search. The candidate experience should be seamless and the process should be fine-tuned to ensure that all  interactions represent a positive experience for the “A” talent community that you are seeking. Listed below are 6 […]

3 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Your Employer Brand

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Employer brand is the reputation your company has with the targeted talent community that your company needs/wants to draw from. If you are losing candidates to your competitors, and getting frustrated that you are not the employer of choice with your targeted talent community, there are things you can do to change that. Let’s start […]

The True Cost of a Bad Hire

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It’s understandable that some companies, given limited resources, are unable to engage outside sources for their talent acquisition needs.  Some companies have successful in-house teams that are capable of finding and engaging top talent.  But the truth is that most do not. On the surface the “upfront” cost of hiring an executive search firm can […]

It is time for Brand Strategy + Talent Strategy to connect

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Over the past several months we’ve spoken with a number of potential clients about challenges facing their talent and recruitment strategy and have found there’s a common thread that points to the core problem.  While these companies vary in team size, revenue and culture, they’re all experiencing challenges in finding and on-boarding the right people […]

Bridging the Digital Talent Gap

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Perhaps you’ve seen it.  The recent report from the Online Marketing Institute discussing the Digital Talent Gap.  The demand for talent with a deep understanding of Digital Marketing has grown exponentially but the talent pool has not.  Companies from the top advertising agencies to the Fortune 500 are feeling the pinch and as digital technology […]

Adland’s Battle Royale: Agencies Defend Turf As Ad Tech Moves In On Clients

Posted · Add Comment An interesting article on the symbiotic rivalry between ad agencies and ad tech.  It seems that the takeaway is that client/brand really needs both in varying degrees.  Key insight from Quentin George “The application of data and understanding audiences is where real value is.”  Absolutely.  To which I might add, the understanding of data […]

Publicis Omnicom merge – Is bigger really better?

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Publicis Omnicom Group: All the Facts You Need to Know The Advertising world has been abuzz over the merger of Publicis and Omnicom, creating the largest advertising agency in the world.  Christened Publicis Omnicom (eschewing the catchier Compuglobalhypermeganet moniker) the new company would account for over $22 Billion in ad revenue and bring together agencies like […]