10 Hiring Sins that Could Cost More than Just a Candidate
Are you putting your company at risk as a hiring manager? With more and more access to candidates’ information, you could be running the risk of finding out too much.Read Article
The Overture Group Co-Founder Awarded “Women of Influence"
Another day, another recognition for one of The Overture Group’s co-founders. Now the managing director of our Cedar Rapids, Iowa location, Brandi Adam Mueller recently cemented her status as an outstanding business leader in Iowa with her recent induction to the Corridor Business Journal’s Women of Influence 2015 list.Read Article
The Overture Group Sponsors Hearts for Homeless
Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of others? Then join us on February 28, 2015 at the 26th Annual Hearts for the Homeless Families, hosted by Catholic Charities and sponsored in part by The Overture Group.Read Article
5 Resume Fixes for All Job Seekers
Even if you aren’t currently applying for jobs, you should still devote some time to updating your resume. Sprucing up a few things on your resume will make all the difference when a new job opportunity pops up and your resume will be ready to go.Read Article
The A-I-D-A Guide to Building the Perfect LinkedIn Profile
AIDA—Attention. Interest. Desire (Decision). Action. If you’ve worked in sales or marketing, or seen the first 20 minutes of the classic movie Glengarry Glen Ross, you know what it means. But how can you transfer this, as a job seeker, to your LinkedIn profile? It’s easier than you think.Read Article
International Experience: A Benefit or Prerequisite for CFOs?
It’s been shown that time abroad can benefit a career, but a new study shows that it may become a prerequisite for aspiring chief financial officers seeking positions at large organizations.Read Article
How to Make the Most of Hiring Manager Attention Spans
Recruiters could throw your resume out after six seconds. Hiring managers could walk out of an interview after five minutes. These statistics, as brash as they may seem, point to one fact: You have to impress your hiring manager immediately.Read Article
A Hiring Manager’s Guide to the Perfect LinkedIn Page
Employer brand may sound like the clichéd term that’s been shunned by recruiters and human resources managers alike, but without the right presence, you will lose candidates. One of the first steps in getting talent interested in your organization is to develop your face on social media.Read Article
The Undying Quest for Passive Candidates & Tips to Sourcing
We’ve been talking a lot recently about the shift of power from organizations to that of candidates. With the increases in hiring, the demand for the right pieces for organizations is outpacing the supply. This means that job seekers are able to make decisions on their terms, leveraging offers and seeking their own ‘perfect fit.’Read Article
Are You Moving Too Slow for Your Candidates?
Many have said, “Hire slow, fire fast.” This is a great statement, promoting deliberation and in-depth decision making within your organization. However, there is an epidemic among hiring organizations—hiring too slow.Read Article