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To Qualify for a Great Job, Quantify Your Successes

 If you want to qualify for a great job, you need to articulate your accomplishments. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   Looking at the challenges we see candidates facing in today’s market, and a key theme seems to be increased scrutiny of quantifiable accomplishments during the screening and interview process. Anyone can…

Social Media and Your Personal Brand

I’m sharing some excellent tips to keep your LinkedIn account attractive to searchers. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   Last month, I encouraged you to take stock of your career, advancement potential, and market value as you entered the new year in “Is Your Career Vision 20/20 as You Enter 2020?.” Whether you…

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. Now, as we approach the end of an actual decade, doesn’t that seem to motivate…

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…