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Three Steps for a Successful New Hire Orientation

For any company looking to grow and expand, finding and securing new hires is a critical element. The basic orientation process is critical to creating a 1st impression and providing the base for a comprehensive on- boarding plan.

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5 Strategies for Recruiting in Rural Areas

5 Strategies for Recruiting in Rural Areas

Despite continued high unemployment, many companies struggle to hire qualified talent, particularly for executive and professional positions.

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Overture Managing Director to Serve on Panel at CWC Event

This fall networking and resume event is sponsored by Corridor Women Connect (CWC), a community of company leaders dedicated to improving women’s leadership competencies. The first event will be held on Thursday, October 10 in Iowa City, Iowa. The following Thursday, October 24, a second event will be held in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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6 Steps to Acquiring & Retaining Talent

6 Steps to Acquiring & Retaining Talent

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Recruiters Look to Approach MBA Students Earlier

With signs of the US economy improving, MBA programs are reporting more companies are starting their recruiting efforts earlier than ever before. While some argue this is a sign of good things to come, administrators worry students will be ill prepared to start engaging with recruiters so early on.

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Executive On-boarding – a 90 day plan

There isn’t much hand-holding or guidance for executives, and therefore they must be fully ready to contribute once they’ve accepted their job offer. An article from ASTD outlines important steps to starting your new career on the right foot.

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Hiring: 5 Steps for Verifying Top Level Candidates

When hiring senior leaders for your company, the screening process must be tight and thorough. Whether it’s finance, sales, or manufacturing, how you screen a candidate’s background is inherently different because with high-level positions comes a higher need for credibility and verification of experience.

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The Overture Group Passes Three-Year Milestone

The Overture Group passed a milestone this month celebrating its 3 year anniversary.

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4 Tips for Negotiating Salary as a CFO

Financial executives are arguably the most integral part of a company’s long-term success, especially when dealing with complex mergers and acquisitions. Why is it then, that these highly qualified professionals have trouble negotiating their own salary and compensation?

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Executive and Management Assessments in the Hiring Process

Executive and Management Assessments in the Hiring Process

As all leaders know, the process of hiring a new executive or key manager is difficult and complex. Organizations understand they need to have greater focus on retention and succession planning as part of the hiring process, not just making a job offer.

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