Cost of Living: Is the grass really always greener?

Where we choose to live impacts so many aspects of our lives – where we work, kids’ schools, commute time, overall economy and new job opportunities, and too many personal things to list. Earlier this month, our friends at U.S. News and World Report released its annual ranking of the 125 Best Places to Live [...]

By |2018-05-01T09:04:19-05:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: BWC Blog, Career Advice, executive recruiting, job hunting|Tags: , |0 Comments

Pay It Forward!

You’re working through another challenging day, and sometime between meetings and the next crisis, it happens – an email from a recruiter about what sounds like a great job. You check it out, think about it, then realize that there’s no way you could move right now or you’re waiting on that promotion they keep [...]

By |2018-04-19T09:34:42-05:00April 19th, 2018|Categories: BWC Blog, Career Advice, executive recruiting|Tags: |0 Comments

Throwing Strikes and Making Hires

Sally Manager has been working to fill an opening on her team for more than 60 days, and she just can’t seem to “post and pray” her way to the right candidate. She’s looking for a Senior Accounting Manager, nothing too complicated, but these postings are just not working. She finally decides to hire an [...]

5 Tips to Get Past the ATS and Get the Call

There you are – staring at the latest robo-email from another company that inevitably begins “thanks for your interest” and ends with “keep your resume on file”. You know the one, we’ve all gotten them, the dreaded “thanks but no thanks” email that their system sends to dozens of other candidates. So why are we [...]

By |2018-04-04T12:50:42-05:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: BWC Blog, Career Advice, executive recruiting, job hunting, resumes|0 Comments

Go West

Looking for more job opportunities and higher earnings growth? Well, keep reading…and start packing. A recent report in the Wall Street Journal indicates that 8 of the top 10 states with the highest earnings growth from 2016-2017 are in the West – and the leader is likely a surprise: Idaho Washington Arizona Utah Colorado Nevada [...]

Give Yourself A Raise – Switch Jobs!

So, you work at Marathon Petroleum, do you? Great company, but did you know that it would take the annual pay of 935 typical Marathon employees to equal the pay of your CEO? Nice gig. Look, nothing against Marathon. Your friend at Humana? She and 343 of her typical employee friends at Humana could combine their [...]

Today’s Hiring Landscape: Put a Ring on It

We’ve all heard reports from media and colleagues about the strong growth in actual and projected hiring activity during the past year, and it seems likely that these trends will continue or even accelerate throughout the rest of 2018. Those of us on the front lines of today’s talent wars likely have examples of candidates [...]

By |2018-03-14T14:56:00-05:00March 14th, 2018|Categories: BWC Blog, executive recruiting, Human Resources, other|Tags: , |0 Comments

Recruiters Are Your Friends; Help Us Help You!

There it is. You open your inbox and find a note from a recruiter who wants to discuss a great job opportunity. Should you reply and see what it’s about? Why bother, recruiters are jerks anyway, right? Wrong; Recruiters are your friends! Every day on LinkedIn, I see another post about how recruiters are all [...]

By |2018-03-08T09:06:44-06:00March 8th, 2018|Categories: BWC Blog, Career Advice, executive recruiting, job hunting|Tags: |0 Comments

Top Talent Delivers Top Results

Every company wants to achieve top results, but they may not realize that top talent is the key to this. A Harvard Business Review article published in late 2017 provides some scientific basis for core concepts that management leaders have instinctively known and observed over time: The best performers in a company contribute far more [...]

Candidates Are Choosing Their Employers In 2018

Candidate Experience Is No Longer Low-Priority You're Kidding - We Lost Another Candidate?! Not that many years ago, national labor market conditions favored the employer: There were few good jobs, and many good candidates, so employers didn’t have to make much of an effort to hire top talent or to focus on the candidate experience. [...]

By |2018-02-21T09:06:54-06:00February 21st, 2018|Categories: BWC Blog, executive recruiting, Human Resources, job hunting|Tags: , |0 Comments
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