Have you ever felt like your back is against the wall when it comes to recruiting? If so, I know the feeling. The whole recruitment effort for many companies is a challenge. A BIG challenge. And it didn’t just happen overnight. From what I see on a regular basis, many companies struggle to find qualified […]
Help Is Not Far Away . . .
I spent 15 years leading talent acquisition in corporate America and during that time I vigorously opposed the thought of getting help with a search. I have always been drawn to recruiting by the thrill of the hunt – finding the perfect candidate. And NO ONE was going to find that person before one of […]
Where Are the Good Candidates?
We have been in a “candidate market” for some time now. This is a job market where many candidates easily find multiple positions of interest and, in many cases, have multiple offers coming their way. This may not apply to EVERY opening in EVERY market, but by and large, we have seen a candidate rich […]
Homebuilders – Need Help finding Talent?
According to a recent survey of homebuilders in the western US, finding and retaining talent is the top challenge they face in the next year. IPS is here to help! We specialize in helping homebuilders across the US with their talent acquisition/recruiting needs. We have taken the lead on numerous successful searches to find executive […]
Culture Gap?! OMG!
In agreement and much collaboration with my wife, I raised 3 kids, each of them 4 years younger than their older sibling. We didn’t plan it out that way but I guess it took a few years for us to decide we wanted another one! During their formative years, we walked each of our kids […]
Tell Your Story
You want to hire the best people for the job. You want them to make an impact on the company and become important players for your organization. Often times, as recruiters, we spend a lot of time telling candidates about the position, and not enough time telling the company’s story. Let me tell you my […]