This is a guest post by Ross Statham of Dogwood Services Inc. In a previous post, Ross shared the top three reasons to hire an executive search firm, and offered his expert tips for ensuring a productive partnership.
Want to tackle the hiring process yourself? Here are some suggestions for how to proceed, though keep in mind that the top talent will rarely respond to job postings.
Again, you need to ask yourself if you really have the time. If so, then have at it! But if you’re like most busy executives, using an experienced outside expert will tremendously shortcut the process which will save both time and money. Most importantly, it will help you find those harder to find talented people who rarely respond to job openings.
This post originally appeared on Bill Jaffe’s blog at http://blog.federalsmallbizsavvy.com/stages-of-growth/finding-talent-in-a-flood-of-resumes/ and was reprinted with permission.