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15 04, 2020

Employee Engagement in the age of COVID-19

2020-04-15T16:00:20+00:00

Based on the many conversations that we are having with our candidates and client company contacts in these past weeks, patterns have arisen regarding which employees feel well taken care of versus whose who feel slighted during the COVID-19 crisis. It isn’t always as simple as whether an employee was retained or furloughed, but about message delivery, communication, and being [...]

Employee Engagement in the age of COVID-192020-04-15T16:00:20+00:00
11 11, 2019

A Word on Springsteen, Algorithms, and Our Anniversary

2020-03-29T21:03:52+00:00

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 [...]

A Word on Springsteen, Algorithms, and Our Anniversary2020-03-29T21:03:52+00:00
1 10, 2019

Tips to Get More Value From a Reference Check

2020-03-29T21:05:35+00:00

 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 [...]

Tips to Get More Value From a Reference Check2020-03-29T21:05:35+00:00
17 07, 2019

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

2020-03-29T21:04:10+00:00

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 [...]

The 10 Minute Task That Will Make or Break Your Hiring Process2020-03-29T21:04:10+00:00
2 05, 2019

How to Effectively Manage Challenging Employees

2020-03-29T21:03:41+00:00

 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 [...]

How to Effectively Manage Challenging Employees2020-03-29T21:03:41+00:00
26 07, 2018

Are You a Positive Industry Disruptor?

2020-10-19T22:35:23+00:00

Not just any action can be classified as a positive industry disruption. Today we will discuss what it truly means for an action to be innovative. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   We can all agree that the luxury brand industry is evolving. With changes in technology and consumer preferences, shifts in the [...]

Are You a Positive Industry Disruptor?2020-10-19T22:35:23+00:00
5 03, 2019

The Evolution of Recruiting—Contingency, Engaged, and Contract

2020-03-29T20:59:20+00:00

 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 [...]

The Evolution of Recruiting—Contingency, Engaged, and Contract2020-03-29T20:59:20+00:00
11 01, 2019

Boutique vs. Mass Market Recruiting

2020-03-29T20:59:16+00:00

No matter what industry you are in, there is always going to be a competitor. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   Hello, and welcome! I am Meghan Houle, Sr. Executive Recruiter at The Bowerman Group, here today to have a word about executive search firms and their strategies. Let’s face it, we all [...]

Boutique vs. Mass Market Recruiting2020-03-29T20:59:16+00:00
21 09, 2018

Learn How to Minimize Mis-Hires

2020-03-29T21:05:27+00:00

 Today I want to share how to avoid hiring the wrong person for your open position within your business. Looking for a Career Move? Start Here Looking for Your Next Employee? Contact us   Did you know that mis-hires can cost businesses billions of dollars in lost productivity and missed opportunities each year? Today I want to take a look at [...]

Learn How to Minimize Mis-Hires2020-03-29T21:05:27+00:00
2 05, 2018

The Importance of Positive Candidate Engagement in Securing Your Next Employee

2020-03-29T20:59:24+00:00

Are you looking for your next career move? Contact us Are you interested in finding your next employee? Contact us In my last video I talked about our process, including the time that we spend comparing a candidate for an interview. Today I'd like to speak to the company side about the importance of positive candidate engagement by the hiring company during [...]

The Importance of Positive Candidate Engagement in Securing Your Next Employee2020-03-29T20:59:24+00:00
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