Overture Institute


Hiring 101: How to Extend an Offer

It’s done. You developed your recruiting game plan, found the candidates, conducted the interviews, and came to a consensus on the right candidate. The search may be done, but the process isn’t. Extending an offer of employment is just as important as recruiting and interviewing! Follow these four guidelines for success: Evaluate Compensation History It [...] READ MORE

New Hire

5 Ways to Prepare for an Employee’s First Day

You’ve worked hard spending the time to find the perfect candidate for your open position. Now their official starting date is coming up fast and they are fully prepared for it. A first impression is a lasting one, but not every company has dedicated human resources personnel. It can be easy especially in small businesses [...] READ MORE

C-Suite Executive Search

Where to Start? First Questions to Ask in Executive Search

As a top executive search firm, we are constantly striving to connect an organization’s leadership needs with the right candidate’s leadership abilities. However, before the interview process can even begin, it is important for any company to confirm their needs assessment: Do You Have a Clear Sense of Values? It is crucial that everyone is [...] READ MORE

Executive NonProfit Compensation

10 Quick Tips to Stay on Track with Nonprofit Executive Compensation

All non-profit boards have a fiduciary responsibility to approve “reasonable and not excessive” compensation plans and are able to be held personally liable for excessive compensation. As a board member, you can take an active role in keeping this on track and avoid issues with the IRS or bad media exposure.   Over the years, [...] READ MORE

Where's the Love? Revist Your Onboarding Plan in 2017

Where’s the Love? Revisit Your Onboarding Plan in 2017

Every new year creates a new opportunity to better your strategic onboarding plan. Onboarding is important. Research shows that organizations with a standard onboarding process experience 54% greater new hire productivity, along with 50% greater new hire retention. After doing some research, there might be a few minor updates to your current one or it [...] READ MORE