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45 POSTS 0 COMMENTSRikka Brandon is the founder and Chief Executive Recruiter of Building Gurus, a boutique executive search and consulting firm that works exclusively with building product manufacturers and distributors to find, hire, and retain top executive-level talent. She is also the best-selling author of "Hire Power: Everything Entrepreneurs Need To Know To Hire Awesome People."
Stop letting ‘lack of experience’ keep you from great hires
In any market, finding the perfect candidate with experience in the position and industry is ideal. But that’s simply not always possible, especially right now.
7 ways to make your company a more attractive place to work
If you’ve been dealing with getting “ghosted,” counter-offers, or declined offers, consider the following tips to help make your company more appealing.
Best practices for virtual job fairs and college recruiting
If you want to be more successful filling entry-level positions in your company, effective recruiting at the high school and college level is a must.
Three reasons your employee referral program isn’t working
In this tough hiring environment, an employee referral program can be an excellent way to recruit potential job candidates.
Leading with communication and care
Improving your approach to employee retention and recruitment isn’t always an easy task, but it’s one that can pay off in droves.
The power of remaining proactive on Indeed
When it comes to seeking new hires, every HR manager at every company posts job ads. It’s the standard, reactive (and almost always necessary) approach.
How do you get employees excited about returning to the office?
For many workers, the pandemic opened their eyes to the benefits of working from home.
What’s your talent brand and how can it help with hiring?
In this labor market, job candidates have the upper hand—and the luxury of being picky and holding out for the job and company they truly want.
Hiring strategies for rural areas
A labor shortage is difficult enough; but if your yard is in a rural area, you’re likely feeling the pinch even more than dealers in urban and suburban settings.
Post-pandemic hiring: Remember the fundamentals
Why is hiring amid high unemployment a challenge? The first concern is the quality of the applicant pool.