The 2014 SMART Search System Calendar is not only filled with beautiful landscapes, but also includes monthly reminders, suggested reading, and resources relating to implementing the SMART Search... More > System, as outlined in Patrick Ropella's book, The Right Hire.< Less
Taking your company to the heights you want will always ultimately depend on the quality of your employees. Good management skills are not enough. Successful change management needs to start with... More > using different hiring tactics than the ones you are using now.
You can quickly determine if your current evaluation method is successful or not by looking at the quality of the talent you have now. If they are not the best - an overhaul is needed. For best results, you need to start by training your hiring team to be able to assess the candidates and to attract them to your company.
Patrick Ropella’s executive search company repeatedly provides top talent for many world-renowned companies, and he shows you how he does it in this new book, Equip Your Hiring Team to Deliver the Best. Some of the companies he frequently works with include: Dow, Johnson & Johnson, DuPont, BASF, Shell, GE, Pfizer, and many more. His highly perfected system can enable you to start moving your company toward success.< Less
You can expect to find different results when you use internal personnel or external groups to handle your recruitment staffing. This is also true when you rely on your own networks or those of a... More > professional headhunter.
By using an external search company, you have several options as to how you get your results. You may want them, for instance, just to give you the names and then your company can evaluate them. Of course, it is also true that by using an external company, your own personnel can continue to handle their normal work.
There are four different kinds of external search companies, and each one will give you different results – and quality. One headhunter who has been very successful in providing many international corporations with top talent is Patrick Ropella. He has been a successful executive recruiter for over 25 years, and he shows you the four different types of search firms – and when to use each of them, as well as positive and negative aspects of going internal or external.< Less
When you need to be able to make a choice between a good and the best candidate, a resume just does not provide enough information. Considering that your company will make an investment in them and... More > that a part of your company's future performance and success will depend on it, a hiring decision should not depend on a resume alone.
When you get down to it, if a resume was sufficient, then all of your employees would be top talent – but they're not. You can get out of this rut by adding another powerful tool – a Skills Survey – which will give you more quality information. This proven skills assessment test will help remove much of the guesswork that often goes into the candidate selection process, and any bias, too.
Patrick Ropella is an executive recruiter who is repeatedly called upon to deliver top talent to many international companies. He created the Skills Survey to help him sort out the candidates to deliver the best – now he shows you this tool and how to customize it for your own use.< Less