Data's Expanded Role in Recruiting

How Data Management is the New Secret Weapon for Today’s Top Recruiters

How Data Management is the New Secret Weapon for Today’s Top Recruiters It’s Not the Interview, It’s the Data! Okay, it still is the interview.  You can’t be a successful recruiter if you’re incapable of engaging with candidates, seeing past their resume, sizing them up and positively influencing them.  Never. But the truth is, no matter how great you are at interviewing, it’s just not enough anymore.

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Your Next Great Hire Is Working for Your Competition

Your Next Great Hire Is Working for Your Competition

The Right Way to Woo Your Competitor’s Rockstar Employees If you’re a hiring manager, you’ve probably noticed how much harder it is to land top candidates these days. Worse, keeping your own, current employees is no picnic either. That’s the nature of today’s employment market. For highly sought-after talent, the grass almost always looks greener someplace else. But before you get too focused on your own difficulties, consider this: your competition is likely facing the same struggles.

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Good Recruiter, Bad Recruiter: How to Pick a Winner… and Dodge the Duds

I’ve been a successful executive recruiter for more than two decades and I’m happy to say that I love this industry.  Really.  I thoroughly enjoy what I do.  As a founding partner of SkyWater Search Partners, a leading executive search firm in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, I’ve got plenty of reasons to love this line of work:  strong partnerships with successful clients, broad networks with talented candidates, and our exceptional team of recruiting professionals here at SkyWater.

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