MUNICIPALITY

A BATTLE…in the War for Talent

Filed in HIRING ARTICLES, MUNICIPALITY by on April 30, 2019
A BATTLE…in the War for Talent

  It seems as if the war for talent is never-ending. Ever since the dawn of modern municipalities, towns and cities have been looking to attract and retain the best possible people. I first used the phrase the war for talent  in 2015 when I wrote an article by the same name. Later that year, Ravenhill […]

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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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Become an Employer of Choice… 8 Things Your Municipality Can Do

Filed in HIRING ARTICLES, MUNICIPALITY by on October 27, 2018
Become an Employer of Choice… 8 Things Your Municipality Can Do

The term ’employer of choice’ has become a popular phrase in recent years. The concept and it’s benefits – that employees will choose your municipality over others and choose to dedicate themselves to your community’s success if your city measures up in their eyes- seems obvious. Here are 8 things you can do that will help you to become […]

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Trust …its more than a word!

Filed in HIRING ARTICLES, MUNICIPALITY by on October 27, 2018
Trust …its more than a word!

  When it comes to food, you’ve got to be very careful about what you eat and where you buy it … THE SAME IS TRUE when it comes to executive searches. Be very careful what stories you swallow and be discriminating about the sales pitch you buy into. A lot of so-called ‘recruiters’ rely […]

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