Bruce Malcolm

Bruce Malcolm

Bruce's background includes 30+ years of human resource management experience covering all aspects of HR administration with a clear specialty in team building and recruiting. He created and developed the concept of “Ethical Head-Hunting™”. Bruce began his recruiting career in 1971 with Prudential Assurance.

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 Potholes and the PW Manager and the rest of the story

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 30, 2019
 Potholes and the PW Manager and the rest of the story

One rainy day in late March, Bryan, the PW Manager for a small town, had just left his office for the drive home when he spotted yet another large pothole in the road – one of the hundreds that had already appeared throughout the town. “It’s almost like clockwork … every spring …,” he said […]

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You never get a second chance to make a first impression… but does that really matter?

Filed in MUNICIPALITY by on February 28, 2019
You never get a second chance to make a first impression… but does that really matter?

The candidate comes through the door. You shake their hand and begin the interview. Within a couple of minutes, you’re convinced this is the person you’ve been looking for. But have you been misled by your first impressions? Things aren’t always what they seem According to an article I saw in Business Insider a “First Impression” […]

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The ART of caring for your staff

Filed in HIRING ARTICLES, MUNICIPALITY by on February 3, 2019
The ART of caring for your staff

One way to a build stronger organization and to put your municipality on the right path to success is to let them know you care. But how can you demonstrate genuine care?  It’s an ART Here are three simple ways to do it: Affirm them. Request their opinion Take a genuine interest (ask about their families). […]

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The Other Woman

Filed in Uncategorized by on February 3, 2019
The Other Woman

  After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie. She said, “I love you, but I know this other woman loves you … and would love to spend some time with you.” The other woman that my wife wanted me to visit was my MOTHER, […]

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Job Offers … Don’t Fall into the Trap

Filed in HIRING ARTICLES by on December 4, 2018
Job Offers … Don’t Fall into the Trap

  Don’t fall into the trap of assuming that just because you make a job offer, your candidate will automatically accept it. You don’t want to go through all those interviews and spend all that time only to have the deal blow up in your face … nobody does. One reason job offer negotiations can go […]

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