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Compensation Negotiation~ Quit Lowballing the Talent

The biggest obstacle standing between you and your “perfect hire” is not the size of the talent pool or a lack of qualified candidates who meet your expectations… Your biggest obstacle is YOU and your  …
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Unleash Your Team’s Creative Mojo!

Every great leader knows they should “think outside the box,” but what does that look like in practice? And what do you do if your “out of the box” thinking has become outdated, putting it  …
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TurningPoint Executive Search announces new podcast, The Practical Optimist

The natural evolution of the book, The Practical Optimist, TurningPoint Founder & President, Ken Schmitt, hosts guests for real conversations about the intersection of leadership and life in his new podcast. Most leaders come to  …
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TurningPoint CEO releases new book, The Practical Optimist

TurningPoint Executive Search announces the release of President and Founder Ken Schmitt’s new book – The Practical Optimist: An Entrepreneurial Journey through Life’s Turning Points. As the leader of one of America’s leading boutique recruiting firms,  …
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Buckle Up! The 2023 Job Market is gonna be a bumpy ride

If you believe the news, anyone and everyone is in danger of being laid off any day now. Of course, if you believed the news, you’d think the world was ending tomorrow. We don’t dispute  …
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Gobble Up Talent- Why the Best Hiring Happens in Q4!

We’re not sure where the myth of a Q4 hiring freeze started, but we can tell you it’s time to thaw it out! In fact, we’ve helped many of our clients gobble up the best  …
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DEI Hiring: How can Small Businesses Join the Movement

Representation matters. This is one of the many reasons DEI hiring has become a top priority in many organizations in recent years. But what do you do if your organization is beholden to someone else  …
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Is Candidate Ghosting Haunting You?

ghost-ing (noun): the practice of ending a relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication. How scary is candidate ghosting? Should you be concerned? In today’s job market… yes! Be a Ghost  …
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Your Job Search Doesn’t have to be a Horror Story

Searching for a new job doesn’t have to be scary. Here are a few tips from our seasoned recruiters so that your search can be a success. CHECK OUT OUR ULTIMATE JOB SEARCH GUIDE FOR  …
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The Great Resignation: Where is everybody?

The Great Resignation made big headlines in 2021. The voluntary quit rate reached its highest level since the government began tracking two decades ago. While the number of job openings returned to 99% of pre-pandemic  …
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