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October 2, 2019

We live and breathe the recruitment of Sales personnel. The goal every company imparts upon us is to help them identify and hire STAR power. Every client I’ve conducted a search for wants me and my awesome team to find them a true difference maker, not just another rep. The challenge is they may be[…]

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February 11, 2019

The slowdown?  Chicken or Egg?  The most recent WSJ survey of SMB owners shows a decline in business confidence.  The majority of the SMB SaaS companies I talk to are taking a “wait and see” stance this year. Coincidence?  What’s the genesis of the fear?   Must we be ruled by the “recession calendar”?  I think[…]

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January 7, 2019

1. Old-fashioned Customer Service When I started in the recruiting business we hand carried or snail mailed resumes to clients, sat down and talked to them about each candidate.  That may not be practical today.  But that’s the type of customer service and care that’s instilled in me and we still live by every day. […]

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November 1, 2018

Avoiding Groupthink I’ve been recruiting for almost 40 years.  Transactions between hiring authorities and search consultants remain the same.  Employer’s sole focus is on my candidates’ “measurables”; i.e. credentials, statistics, competitors, etc… Data in, outdated?   Is it time to re-consider traditional personnel evaluation processes? In Sales Job history is Overrated? The executives I survey agree[…]

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June 25, 2018

As many of you know (or don’t and are curious) I am the ex-wife of Jordan and currently The VP Sales and Marketing at www.pinnaclesource.com.   I have known Jordan for over 30 years and have seen many changes of the CRO (Chief Recruiting Officer) of The Pinnacle Source over the years.   Together we’ve[…]

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April 27, 2018

What’s your top priority? Process or purpose? Where is it written that the longer a company’s interview process the better the result?  In fact, my empirical evidence over 35 years in the trenches suggests otherwise.  Time-to-market  in our hyper-competitive, supersonic paced I.T. Industry is critical.  So why insist upon screening 5-10 candidates 4 plus times[…]

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October 2, 2019

We live and breathe the recruitment of Sales personnel. The goal every company imparts upon us is to help them identify and hire STAR power. Every client I’ve conducted a search for wants me and my awesome team to find them a true difference maker, not just another rep. The challenge is they may be[…]

Read More

February 11, 2019

The slowdown?  Chicken or Egg?  The most recent WSJ survey of SMB owners shows a decline in business confidence.  The majority of the SMB SaaS companies I talk to are taking a “wait and see” stance this year. Coincidence?  What’s the genesis of the fear?   Must we be ruled by the “recession calendar”?  I think[…]

Read More

January 7, 2019

1. Old-fashioned Customer Service When I started in the recruiting business we hand carried or snail mailed resumes to clients, sat down and talked to them about each candidate.  That may not be practical today.  But that’s the type of customer service and care that’s instilled in me and we still live by every day. […]

Read More

November 1, 2018

Avoiding Groupthink I’ve been recruiting for almost 40 years.  Transactions between hiring authorities and search consultants remain the same.  Employer’s sole focus is on my candidates’ “measurables”; i.e. credentials, statistics, competitors, etc… Data in, outdated?   Is it time to re-consider traditional personnel evaluation processes? In Sales Job history is Overrated? The executives I survey agree[…]

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June 25, 2018

As many of you know (or don’t and are curious) I am the ex-wife of Jordan and currently The VP Sales and Marketing at www.pinnaclesource.com.   I have known Jordan for over 30 years and have seen many changes of the CRO (Chief Recruiting Officer) of The Pinnacle Source over the years.   Together we’ve[…]

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April 27, 2018

What’s your top priority? Process or purpose? Where is it written that the longer a company’s interview process the better the result?  In fact, my empirical evidence over 35 years in the trenches suggests otherwise.  Time-to-market  in our hyper-competitive, supersonic paced I.T. Industry is critical.  So why insist upon screening 5-10 candidates 4 plus times[…]

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October 2, 2019

We live and breathe the recruitment of Sales personnel. The goal every company imparts upon us is to help them identify and hire STAR power. Every client I’ve conducted a search for wants me and my awesome team to find them a true difference maker, not just another rep. The challenge is they may be[…]

Read More

February 11, 2019

The slowdown?  Chicken or Egg?  The most recent WSJ survey of SMB owners shows a decline in business confidence.  The majority of the SMB SaaS companies I talk to are taking a “wait and see” stance this year. Coincidence?  What’s the genesis of the fear?   Must we be ruled by the “recession calendar”?  I think[…]

Read More

January 7, 2019

1. Old-fashioned Customer Service When I started in the recruiting business we hand carried or snail mailed resumes to clients, sat down and talked to them about each candidate.  That may not be practical today.  But that’s the type of customer service and care that’s instilled in me and we still live by every day. […]

Read More

November 1, 2018

Avoiding Groupthink I’ve been recruiting for almost 40 years.  Transactions between hiring authorities and search consultants remain the same.  Employer’s sole focus is on my candidates’ “measurables”; i.e. credentials, statistics, competitors, etc… Data in, outdated?   Is it time to re-consider traditional personnel evaluation processes? In Sales Job history is Overrated? The executives I survey agree[…]

Read More

June 25, 2018

As many of you know (or don’t and are curious) I am the ex-wife of Jordan and currently The VP Sales and Marketing at www.pinnaclesource.com.   I have known Jordan for over 30 years and have seen many changes of the CRO (Chief Recruiting Officer) of The Pinnacle Source over the years.   Together we’ve[…]

Read More

April 27, 2018

What’s your top priority? Process or purpose? Where is it written that the longer a company’s interview process the better the result?  In fact, my empirical evidence over 35 years in the trenches suggests otherwise.  Time-to-market  in our hyper-competitive, supersonic paced I.T. Industry is critical.  So why insist upon screening 5-10 candidates 4 plus times[…]

Read More

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October 2, 2019

We live and breathe the recruitment of Sales personnel. The goal every company imparts upon us is to help them identify and hire STAR power. Every client I’ve conducted a search for wants me and my awesome team to find them a true difference maker, not just another rep. The challenge is they may be[…]

Read More

February 11, 2019

The slowdown?  Chicken or Egg?  The most recent WSJ survey of SMB owners shows a decline in business confidence.  The majority of the SMB SaaS companies I talk to are taking a “wait and see” stance this year. Coincidence?  What’s the genesis of the fear?   Must we be ruled by the “recession calendar”?  I think[…]

Read More

January 7, 2019

1. Old-fashioned Customer Service When I started in the recruiting business we hand carried or snail mailed resumes to clients, sat down and talked to them about each candidate.  That may not be practical today.  But that’s the type of customer service and care that’s instilled in me and we still live by every day. […]

Read More

November 1, 2018

Avoiding Groupthink I’ve been recruiting for almost 40 years.  Transactions between hiring authorities and search consultants remain the same.  Employer’s sole focus is on my candidates’ “measurables”; i.e. credentials, statistics, competitors, etc… Data in, outdated?   Is it time to re-consider traditional personnel evaluation processes? In Sales Job history is Overrated? The executives I survey agree[…]

Read More

June 25, 2018

As many of you know (or don’t and are curious) I am the ex-wife of Jordan and currently The VP Sales and Marketing at www.pinnaclesource.com.   I have known Jordan for over 30 years and have seen many changes of the CRO (Chief Recruiting Officer) of The Pinnacle Source over the years.   Together we’ve[…]

Read More

April 27, 2018

What’s your top priority? Process or purpose? Where is it written that the longer a company’s interview process the better the result?  In fact, my empirical evidence over 35 years in the trenches suggests otherwise.  Time-to-market  in our hyper-competitive, supersonic paced I.T. Industry is critical.  So why insist upon screening 5-10 candidates 4 plus times[…]

Read More