7 Ways To Identify Hiring THE RIGHT Leaders

Hiring exceptional leaders is one of the most crucial investments an organization can make. At Y Scouts, we have perfected a proven methodology for hiring leaders that focuses on the alignment of values over skills and responsibilities. However, the traditional resume-driven hiring process often falls short in surfacing the leaders who will truly thrive and…

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Resume Embellishment: What To Look Out For When Hiring Your Next Leader

Resumes… They can be a playground of embellishments and wishful thinking. It’s no secret that candidates often put their creative writing skills to the test when crafting their resumes. But here’s the unfortunate irony…most companies heavily rely on these very resumes to find their next superstar leader. For many companies hiring for key roles, they…

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How CEO’s Can Find and Attract Top Talent In A Challenging Job Market

Today we are going to show you how to find top-tier executive talent for your company…WITHOUT posting a single job listing. Most companies rely on job boards to source all of their candidates, even for key executive positions. However, the best talent out there are never on job boards…but they are always open to considering…

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5 Reasons Why You Might Be Ready For Your Next Executive Hire

Ah, the age-old question for CEOs: when is the right time to bring on new leaders? As a CEO, deciding when to bring on new leaders can be a daunting task. It’s a delicate balance, like adding ingredients to a recipe. Too much of one thing too soon, and the dish may be ruined. Wait…

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The TRUE Cost Of Making The Wrong Executive Hire

You already know that bringing on board A+ executive hires can be a game-changer for your business… But what you might not realize is just how much damage a WRONG executive hire can cause. It’s not just a matter of reduced productivity or team morale issues. The repercussions of a bad executive hire can be…

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Common Mistakes When Hiring C-Suite Roles (and how to avoid them)

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The recruiting market may be competitive in general, but the executive recruiting space is extremely competitive. Here’s what the experts at CFO had to say about the state of the C-suite hiring markets in a recent article: Regardless of age, a majority (61%) of executives said they missed pre-pandemic work styles, with new environments making…

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The New Bar To Raise Engagement And Lower Attrition

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Post-pandemic, there was a seismic shift in employees’ priorities. As more than half of U.S. employees are disengaged, burned out and miserable at work, they’re looking for more balance and purpose in their lives—including a job that aligns with their new priorities and purpose.   With a labor market that’s as competitive as it’s ever been,…

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LinkedIn for Executive Recruitment? Not So Fast

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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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Tips To Live By To Find The Best Cannabis Candidates

Finding the perfect cannabis candidate

The right kind of legwork before interviewing executive candidates can have a great impact on who you may find. We’re sharing some expert advice on what you can do to find the best talent.

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

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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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