Archives: Ask Paul
…What was your name again?
Our company is currently looking for a Western Regional Manager and I recently received a couple of a resumes from a recruiter that I've never heard of. He claims his company...Read More ⟶
Is Anybody Out There?
The news keeps saying the recovery is slow and there are plenty of people available. Why is it we can’t find qualified candidates on so many of our searches?Read More ⟶
The ‘No’s Have It.
We think we are offering the going rate on our employment offers but they are being turned down. What’s going on?Read More ⟶
Back To School.
My question- how important is it for a 25 year veteran of sales to go back and finish their college degree? Is it a must, beneficial or too late?Read More ⟶
The Soul Of Wit
Why the fuss over a 3-4 page resume? My experience spans 30 years, and there is no way for me to convey my experience and skill set in a shorter version.Read More ⟶
Should I Stay Or Should I Go?
I’m really not that happy at my current company for several reasons and feel like I’d definitely be in a better situation somewhere else. I’d like to resign in the next...Read More ⟶
We are about to embark on a confidential replacement search for our CTO [Chief Technical Officer]. I’m very concerned about confidentiality and would like to have a search firm not disclose...Read More ⟶
Do you believe employers should be allowed to acquire their prospective employee’s Facebook password?Read More ⟶
Three’s a crowd?
I’m fine with paying a fee to a search firm for a great person but most retained search firms seem to like to deal with the candidate on my behalf during...Read More ⟶
What’s with all the mystery?
Why can’t recruiters tell me the name of the company when they call me? How am I supposed to know if I’m interested?Read More ⟶