I have hired my share of BV/LS staff. It is never easy. It gets even harder with candidates who have that ‘sort-of-but-not-quite’ experience. I want to tell you about an assessment tool that can help.
Everyone wants to hire the two to four-year staffer. Why not? Enough experience to be productive and still low-cost enough to be profitable. Waiting and hoping to hire one might not be your best [...]
Of course, your candidate wants an offer. You could have guessed that. Otherwise, why bother with the whole interview process? What you want to know is how badly. There’s a way to find out.
The candidates you want to attract aren’t looking at job postings. They already have a job. What they will pay attention to is a story about how the future can be better by joining your practice. [...]
Competition for talent is fierce. If you haven’t lost a candidate to a counter-offer, you know someone who has. Your best protection is putting the subject on the table—front and center—during a [...]
Your candidate interviews well, has the skills and experience you need. Still, something doesn’t feel right. You can’t put your finger on it, but it’s enough to make you hesitate.
Comparables—the right comparables—are key to delivering a quality product and growing your practice. Comparables are also useful in hiring. The uniqueness of BV makes it imperative you use the [...]