Overture Institute


5 Rural Recruiting Strategies that Spell Success

You’ve heard the phrase “it’s all about location, location, location” and in job searching that can be especially true. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, rural and non-major markets may not have recovered from the 2007 Recession at the same rate as urban markets, but does that put them at a disadvantage when [...] READ MORE

Successful Interview

How to Prepare for a Successful Interview

One of the biggest mistakes a company can make is to forget about the front-end work of an interview. Create a Success Profile that communicates the knowledge, competencies, experience and attributes needed for the position and relevant information about the company. Lacking an internal interview process not only creates confusion and misunderstandings but it reflects [...] READ MORE

EQ and Hiring Managers

3 Reasons Employers Value EQ over IQ

Math, science, and technology are the major topics within school programs and college entrance exams that are supposed to prepare your future employees with the technical skills required to complete their jobs. So why is it that 1 in 3 hiring managers say that there is a factor more important than a candidates’ cognitive ability? [...] READ MORE

Organizational Change and Its Benefits

No Pain, No Gain: Organizational Change and Its Benefits

Max McKeown, a researcher specializing in innovation leadership and strategy states, “Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win”. Change has become an inevitable factor in the modern economy. Businesses both small and large, have to learn how to adapt to their changing environmental trends. Those that do this [...] READ MORE

All About Severance Packages

5 Things to Know About Severance Packages

Severance packages may not be the most popular topic because of their association with terminations, but it is an important one for every employee and employer to understand! The first question is, what exactly is it? A severance package is given by an employer once a long-term employee has been terminated or laid off by no [...] READ MORE