22 results for tag: Barbara Bruno


Should You Market Yourself Directly to Hiring Authorities?

My answer to that question is yes! Networking is the number one method job seekers are utilizing to secure a job. The second most successful method is to directly market yourself to prospective employers. Your first challenge is to make a list of your ...
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A Great Candidate Experience is Critical

The competition for top talent is fierce and it's critical for recruiters, hiring managers, and leadership to guarantee a positive candidate experience for every candidate. This includes the candidates you screen out. Candidates cannot feel like their resume ...
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Strategically Plan for Career Advancement

Is it possible to strategically plan your next career move when your plate is filled with critical priorities? The answer is yes, and you owe it to yourself to proactively take control of your career advancement.  Unfortunately, many executives spend more ...
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Timing Matters

One of the most dreaded calls a recruiter can receive is, "Where is your candidate? I thought they were starting today." This is especially frustrating when you talked to your candidate the evening before their start date, to wish them good luck. It's just as ...
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Insights from ExecuNet-hosted Recruiter Summit

We recently hosted a summit of a few hundred executive recruiters. Our ExecuNetSelect recruiting partner Barbara Bruno, an internationally recognized recruiting expert and recruiter trainer, led a masterful presentation to help them with the top seven ...
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Best Questions to Ask an Interviewer

Have you ever left an interview frustrated because you never had the opportunity to emphasize your greatest talents? The unfortunate reality is not everyone in the hiring process has the authority to hire you, but they do have the power to screen you out. ...
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Are You a Shark or a Goldfish?

Post-pandemic we are living in a "new normal" with many prospective hires filled with uncertainty while they reevaluate their priorities and choices. There is a global shortage of top talent and many of these qualified individuals prefer a virtual opportuni...
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7 Top Recruiting Challenges Right Now – And How to Overcome Them

  Click here for program slides The competition for top talent continues to escalate and this has been compounded by their demands for flexibility. You are facing new candidate realities, an escalation of problem areas and new challenges. Have you ...
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20 Steps to Improve Your Social Media Presence

Viewing your presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites is often your unofficial first interview.  Does your social media presence help or hinder your ability to set up interviews? To answer that question, conduct a simple ...
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Total Rewards Strategy

Does your Total Rewards Strategy help you attract, hire, engage, and retain the best talent? What exactly is a Total Rewards Strategy and if you don't have one, could it be hindering your ability to attract, hire, engage, and retain the best talent?  A ...
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Is Who You Know More Important Than What You Know?

Throughout our lives why was there such a tremendous emphasis put on learning, rather than on building connections and your network? According to LinkedIn, over 80% of job seekers identify their next opportunity through networking efforts.  Who you know ...
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Extend Job Offers That Will Be Accepted

According to 2020 Glassdoor data, in the United States 17.3 percent of job offers, over 1 in 6 are rejected, reflecting a steady increase in offer rejection rates over the last few years at a time of growing competition for talent. A Robert Half survey ...
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