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Retained vs. Contingency Recruiting: You Get What You Pay For

6 March, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
It’s a big world out there, so finding the right person for a healthcare job can be tough. Recruiters can help locate potential candidates for jobs ranging from supervisory roles up to chief executive officers. But proceed with caution: All recruiters are not created equal. Understanding the difference between contingency recruiters and retained recruiters can […] Read more»

It Just Keeps Happening

29 February, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
It just keeps happening – over and over. A recruiter’s mistake with an unprofessional effort, wastes a candidate’s time and costs the client — or the employer — money. In a nutshell, here is the problem: A recruiter calls a candidate, entices them with a new career opportunity, but never inquires about their current salary, […] Read more»

Executive Search: The Model Is Broken

21 February, 2012 Posted by John G. Self
Candidates complain about recruiters – how they do not communicate effectively, how they do not provide real transparency, how they gloss over critical cultural, political and operational issues because to acknowledge them would complicate the search, or because the search consultant simply did not take the time to understand the underlying challenges. Read more»