LinkedIn for Executive Recruitment? Not So Fast

executive recruitment

Many people use LinkedIn as an executive recruitment tool when seeking qualified candidates. The platform showcases tons of experienced professionals and, on the surface, appears to be the best place to start looking for good people. And, for some companies, it may be. But is it right for your business?  There are advantages to using…

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Why Aligning the Leadership Style of Your C-Suite to Your Business Stage Is Key for Long-Term Success

c-suite leadership business stage

Cannabis companies face unique challenges as they move through business stages. Many founders began as growers without extensive business experience. As they move through the business lifecycle into a second-stage startup, they might realize they need to scale their leadership team, bringing on people who compliment their own strengths and weaknesses for a more well-rounded…

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5 Ways to Prepare During the Executive Hiring Process

Who wouldn’t want to be part of an organization packed with competent contributors managed by effective leaders? As the company grows, credibility grows. This gives the aspirants and applicants to get into your company the hope of a better future once they get hired. This is usually given credit to the executive leaders who are…

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How Confidential Executive Search Firms Work

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How Confidential Executive Search Works Imagine how mortified you’d be hearing through the grapevine that you’re being replaced or worse – coming across your job description. Or perhaps an employee who has been waiting for years for that promotion finds it posted on a job board. Not every leader is in the right role. If…

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How to Make a Decision to Hire an Executive Search Firm

How to Make a Decision to Hire an Executive Search Firm

Y Scouts CEO, Max Hansen, Shares 3 Critical Questions to Make This Hiring Decision: What is the cost of not hiring your next leader? What will hiring the right leader enable you, the leader, to do that you’re not doing today? What is the cost of hiring the wrong person? Let’s dive deeper. What is…

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8 Interview Questions to Uncover the Person Behind the Resume

8 Interviews Questions to Uncover the Person Behind the Resume

We’ve all been there: that interview with the stale questions and canned answers that give each participant precisely zero information about who the other is and whether this opportunity is a fit for the candidate (and vice versa) or not. We can do better!  Develop interview questions that allow the candidate to be honest and…

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2020 Leadership Lens

Leadership Development 2020

2020 is here! We all know the term, New Year, new you. 2020 is the beginning of a new decade! In 2000, we were investigating this new generation of millennials and what that meant to the workplace. In 2010, we were looking at millennials in leadership and the possibility of Generation Z joining the workforce. …

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A Healthy Outside Starts from the Culture Inside…

Wellness at Work

In just a short time, the words “New Year, new me” are going to be buzzing around gyms and offices alike. These aren’t just people with goals, these are your current employees and prospective employees! And no, you don’t need to replace their seats with treadmill desks. There are a lot of ways to help…

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