Author: Monica Fuchs

Is Your Career Vision 20/20 as You Enter 2020?

Are you prepared to make 2020 your year? Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   Last December, I sent out a video on New Year’s Resolutions; It’s always a popular topic as we approach the end of the year. But now, as we approach the end of an actual decade, doesn’t that seem to…

Navigating a Smooth, Stress-Free Resignation

 If you go into your resignation well-prepared, you should be able to navigate the emotional waters just fine. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   What happens during the resignation process? If you’re switching jobs, how do you make sure your resignation goes as smoothly as possible? To answer these questions, let’s back…

A Word on Springsteen, Algorithms, and Our Anniversary

It’s hard to believe that the Bowerman Group has been in business for a decade. Here are just a few of the things I’ve learned in that time. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   As I’m writing this post, I’m reflecting on the last 10 years in the recruiting business. It was actually…

Tips to Get More Value From a Reference Check

 Today I’ll discuss the art of reference checks, and how you should use them to get the full measure of a potential candidate. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   If you’re an employer, why bother doing a reference check if you’re not going to get the most out of the call? A…

Cause and Effect, Part 2

In our previous article, our manager of client relations, Joyce Clinton, spoke on strengths and weaknesses. We’d like to share more of her words of wisdom with you today. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   My last blog focused on how to convey your strengths during an interview by using a “cause and…

The 10 Minute Task That Will Make or Break Your Hiring Process

Today we’ll be discussing two of the best practices when you need to hire a qualified candidate: effective communication and detailed feedback. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   I was working with several of my clients today, and I was struck by the stark contrast between two different interview follow-up experiences. As I’ve…

Cause and Effect, Part 1

Our Manager of Client Relations, Joyce Clinton, recently spoke on strengths and weaknesses at a presentation. We’d like to share her words of wisdom with you today. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   Oftentimes when we are interviewing, we are asked in various ways about our strengths—what positive attributes we can bring to…

How to Effectively Manage Challenging Employees

 Difficult employees can bring a whole team down. Here’s how to effectively manage them. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   In the luxury-brand world, we’re often asked to find candidates who are capable of leading difficult teams or big-book sales associates. Top-producing team members can be extremely valuable assets, but how do…

The Evolution of Recruiting—Contingency, Engaged, and Contract

 The recruitment industry’s landscape has quickly evolved, and our team has recently shifted to accommodate these changes, as we explain in today’s message. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   As we’ve discussed things such as interviewing tips, candidate engagement, job search strategies, and so on, it strikes me how much the recruitment…