Wisdom For Hiring Companies2020-08-18T19:13:18+00:00

Employee Engagement in the age of COVID-19

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Are You a Positive Industry Disruptor?

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 [...]

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