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Companies Must Be Flexible, Attractive, and Decisive For Today's Hiring

Brookwoods Group CEO John Sweney wrote an Opinion/BizVoice article for the Houston Business Journal which appeared in the print edition July 29, 2022.  (Click on the HBJ image to read the article as published.) Job seekers are finding themselves in the driver’s seat when it comes to today’s job market, and companies are learning that hiring top professionals is a series of fleeting opportunities. Even with generous financial packages, organizations are seeing dramatically fewer applications for open professional positions because candidates simply aren’t interested in changing. This means that organizations are in the unfamiliar position of hunting for the people [...]

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Interview Questions that Help Reveal the Most About Professional Job Candidates

Whether you’re interviewing professionals over the phone or in person, there are questions that you might always ask, but a few you should ask in order to understand whether they are the right fit.

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Here’s Why Hiring the Right Civil Engineer for Your Renewable Development Project Is So Critical

As you kick-start your renewable development project, make sure you hire a qualified civil engineer. Why is this recommended? Find out.

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A Closer Look at Hiring Corporate Communications Professionals

It’s vital that corporate communications team members understand and buy into your organization’s mission, vision, and values, and are a perfect cultural fit. After all, they will be charged with communicating the company’s brand messages with authenticity.

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How to Offend Job Candidates and Never Have to Interview Anyone Ever Again

Hiring candidates is a pain in the ass. There. We said it. It’s a lot of work and nobody needs that, right? So here are 4 sure-fire ways to drive as many candidates away as possible and ensure that they never want to work for your company… ever.

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Seven Mistakes for Post-Pandemic Hiring

If you find a good candidate with talent skills, knowledge and experience who can fit your team, hire them.  Really, just hire them.  In the post-pandemic world, this is a sellers' market!

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Keep Salaries Competitive to Attract New Talent

Brookwoods Group VP of Operations Debbie Milks contributed to a special article in the Houston Business Journal to make the case for maintaining attractive compensation packages, even in a downturn where talent is available...

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Soft Skills to Look for in Your Executive Talent Pool

Great executives understand interdependencies among the different areas of the business. Strong executives surround themselves with subject matter experts who can offer insightful perspectives on key organizational decisions which may run counter to their own instincts or judgments.

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3 Tips Regarding Working With a Recruiting Agency

Partnering with the right recruiting agency can save you resources and time and frustration if you’re transparent during the process and honest with yourself about what your company actually needs.

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Top Reasons To Deploy Contract Executive As We Emerge From The Pandemic

Global companies are hiring contract executives who can take over both critical roles and projects until they can be filled by permanent employees.

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