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Dec 0
Dec 0

Just a little bit…

One of my favorite Aretha Franklin songs is Respect. “R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me” is a line that so many of us have happily sung along to! It’s also something all of us want – respect. Think about a time when someone showed you real respect. I guarantee that memory made you […]

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Oct 0
Oct 0

No more mis-hires!

No one likes making a mis-hire, and rightly so! The cost of putting the wrong person in the wrong place is astronomical. Studies show the cost can be at least five times the salary of a mis-hire. Now, that’s a lot of money! Just think: that $100,000 salary quickly becomes a $500,000 mistake. Not only […]

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Oct 0
Oct 0

Ghost(bust)ing!

Contrary to what you may initially think, “ghosting” has nothing to do with Halloween. It is an alarming trend becoming increasingly common in the workforce. To “ghost,” which means to suddenly stop responding or simply not show up, has become an all-too-common symptom in the HR world. According to US Today, candidates are “ghosting” interviews […]

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Oct 0
Oct 0

I’ve got good news!

I have some great news that I’m thrilled to share with you! I am very proud to announce that we were named  a 2018 Recipient of an Executive Search and Recruitment Award by CV Magazine. Advanced Search & Placement was named Recruitment Firm of the Year – Georgia, for 2018! This award is given to search firms who […]

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Aug 0
Aug 0

Random Acts of Kindness

Clienteling is a word for a simple strategy that has been around for a very long time (even though spell check doesn’t recognize it yet!). The word suggests a revival of the “old fashioned” way of doing business: building personal relationships with each client, staying in touch regularly, writing thank you notes, remembering birthdays and […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Your background is impressive!

Remember that old Joe Cocker song, “The Letter?”   Give me a ticket for an aeroplane I ain’t got time to take no fast train Oh, the lonely days are gone I’m coming home Oh, my baby she wrote me a letter   Just think, if that were today and the letter had been an […]

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May 0
May 0

Certification Really Does Matter!

Any recruiter can tell you that recruiting is not an easy industry! There are, in fact, no concrete qualifications required to work as a recruiter; we don’t have to earn a degree in a specific field or take a qualifying exam. As such, there is no one regulating the standards by which recruiters practice. Today, […]

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May 0
May 0

Yes, it is a race…

Hiring managers and recruiters are constantly attempting to maximize the results of their hiring process, but did you know that increasing how quickly you hire someone is one of the most effectives methods of ensuring your company receives only the best candidates? Today, the average time to fill a position hovers at forty-four days, which […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

7 Simple Ways to Retain Your Diverse Team

Last time, I wrote about why diverse teams work better. As we discussed, maintaining a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and well worth the effort. There are many methods employed to retain the diverse members of your staff, so here are seven ideas to get you started in keeping your team happy […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Leading through Diversity

I think everyone can agree that a diverse workforce is a successful one! Aside from just being the right thing to do, study after study has proven that recruiting a diverse team is a key ingredient in the financial success of your business as well as creating a happy, healthy and productive team.  A diverse […]

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