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6 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask an Executive Recruiter (Part One)

Most people have a vague idea of what executive recruiters do: They find top executives for companies who are looking to hire. However, their methods and processes are usually the stuff of mystery. Over the years, both candidates and clients …

Leveraging your linchpins: How to take low value tasks off your superstars’ plates so they can spend more time doing what only they can do

If you walk into a McDonald’s in Belgium and order a Big Mac, chances are it will look and taste the same as what you might find in the McDonald’s in your own hometown. That’s because of the wonder of …

“How Much Do You Make?” – The Changing Landscape of Candidate Compensation

In the past, candidates were routinely asked about their compensation history. This was standard interview protocol for any perspective new role. A candidates’ current or former salary is essentially seen as their “market value”. While it may be considered a …

Cathy Stewart selected to join the prestigious Pinnacle Society

We are pleased to announce that Cathy Stewart has been selected to join the prestigious Pinnacle Society, the premier consortium of the top 80 recruiters in North America. Since 1989, Pinnacle Society has embodied its founding premise—a gathering of the recruiting industry’s finest to share …

Dealing with a Bad Boss: What to Do When You Hate Your Boss

We’ve all had to deal with a bad boss at some point in our professional careers. As the old adage says, “People don’t leave jobs, they leave people.” This is particularly true when talking about corporate positions, where hierarchical structure …

Smart Hiring: How to Maintain Momentum in Recruitment

“Staffing” consistently rates as one of the greatest challenges facing the health care industry. Getting the right people in the right seats is foundational to organizational success. In today’s environment with record low unemployment rates, this challenge is especially daunting. …

Maintaining Wellness in the Workplace

We’ve all heard the adage, “Take care of your employees and they will take care of your customers.”  But what does that mean when it comes to maintaining wellness in the workplace?  If you don’t care about the well-being of …

The Counter Offer Trap: How to Navigate a Counter Offer Professionally

You have just accepted a really terrific new position with a company that is excited about you and is offering an attractive package.  You’ve signed your offer letter and are on your way!  Now you muster up your courage and …

Happy Holidays

      May the magic and wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.  Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy New Year,

Congratulations on 25 years of service, Hearth

Today, there are over 8,000 homeless adults over the age of 50 living in Massachusetts.  Hearth is a non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of homelessness among the elderly through a unique blend of prevention, placement, and housing programs.  As …