What We Look For In Top Job Seekers: Change Management

The mission at GDI Talent Acquisition Practice is to be a “trusted and essential resource, and client and candidate partner in the talent acquisition process.” Many recruiting practices fail to set aside the necessary time to thoroughly screen and evaluate candidates. It’s no longer just about finding potentially qualified candidates; it’s about confirming that [...]

What We Look For In Top Job Seekers: Curiosity, Imagination, and Creativity

The mission at GDI Talent Acquisition Practice is to be a “trusted and essential resource, and client and candidate partner in the talent acquisition process.” Many recruiting practices fail to set aside the necessary time to thoroughly screen and evaluate candidates. It’s no longer just about finding potentially qualified candidates; it’s about confirming that [...]

What We Look For In Top Job Seekers: Personal Initiative

The mission at GDI Talent Acquisition Practice is to be a “trusted and essential resource, and client and candidate partner in the talent acquisition process.” Many recruiting practices fail to set aside the necessary time to thoroughly screen and evaluate candidates. It’s no longer just about finding potentially qualified candidates; it’s about confirming that [...]

Retained vs. Contingent Recruiting

One of the fundamental reasons for using an executive search firm is simple- most of the best prospective job candidates are sufficiently comfortable in their current positions, and they are not looking to make a change. This raises obvious questions about how and where to find great job candidates, and how to reach out [...]

Job Seekers – Stop Hurting Your Chances in Landing an Interview

This past weekend I posted a tongue-in-cheek photo to my personal Facebook page (the one featured on this blog). While funny, I don’t believe the message to be entirely true. To my surprise, I had an outpouring of responses from friends and family. From smiley face emojis to sad face emojis. From comments that it [...]

By |2017-05-18T08:20:19-07:00April 19th, 2017|Job Search, Recruiting, Resume, Talent Acquisition|0 Comments

How to Assess “Cultural Fit”

As Executive Search Professionals, GDI Talent Acquisition Practice works with clients to find talented individuals who not only have the right skillset and background, but individuals who would also be a strong cultural fit with the client company. Research suggests that losing an employee can cost upwards to 75% of their annual salary. Further [...]

By |2017-06-07T15:04:58-07:00April 5th, 2017|Culture, Interviewing, Leadership, Recruiting|0 Comments

How to Overcome Interviewer Bias

Many of our clients have come to us for advice on how to improve their own internal hiring processes.  "Our Recruiters keep pushing forward unqualified candidates or candidates that are not a good fit with our culture," says the Hiring Manager.  Often times, our clients lack a structured and disciplined recruiting process - one that [...]

Superior Talent Acquisition

Introducing the Definitive Guide for Hiring the Right People A New Book from Alan G. Dunn Have you ever hired a new team member whose job was to execute a critical role within your organization, and at some time in the near future, discovered you made a hiring mistake?  Don’t feel bad.  Just about [...]

By |2017-01-30T14:20:10-08:00December 19th, 2016|Recruiting, Talent Acquisition|0 Comments