Great Advice on References

Great Advice on References

Most people are skeptical around the value of references. I think done correctly they offer the best opportunity to truly get to know the candidate or future employee. How to get the most out of reference Checks

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FILLED – National Director of Sales (Food Industry) – West Michigan

**Update – this position has been filled** Our client is a privately-owned food company looking for a National Director of Sales. This role will lead the growth of an expanding portfolio of products and brands across a North American footprint. This is an excellent, growing company in need of a sales leader that will develop […]

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Conduct Better Interviews

Conduct Better Interviews

The good the bad and the ugly. I have witnessed just about everything imaginable with regard to interview processes over my 30 years as an executive recruiter. Here are some basics to help you avoid the bad and the ugly. Plan out the interview process and keep it to under 4 steps. (2-3 is best). […]

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Want to Be a Better Leader?

How much importance do you place on this question? Two important reminders; First, the most critical battle front on the “war for talent” is keeping your best people. Secondly, the most common factor pushing good people away from their current employer relates directly to the boss’s leadership approach.  This article offers great advice for many […]

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Top Family Businesses Innovate to Stay Competitive

2015 PWC survey lays out top challenges and approaches taken by successful family business. It is clear that family businesses need to adapt faster, and become more professional in how they run their business. The article also points out how critical culture remains in those businesses. Recruiting for talent gaps and innovation are key drivers […]

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Recruiting Performance Gap

The Harvard Business Review article is not surprising despite the technology innovation and great people working within corporate recruiting departments. Most corporate recruiters are still bogged down with “administrivia” and automated processes that are not designed to identify, target and pro-actively recruit (telephone) the very best candidates. Harvard Business Review Article – The Gap Between […]

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FILLED – Controller – Grand Rapids, Michigan

**UPDATE – THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED** Background Our client is an innovative and client-driven title company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This privately-owned company has recently received several accolades including 2015 Small Business Awardee – Michigan 50 Companies to Watch, Inc 5000 Honoree, and one of West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to […]

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FILLED – Director of Quality (Highly Regulated Industry) – Grand Rapids, MI

**Update – this position has been filled** WilliamCharles is seeking a Director of Quality for a growing, West Michigan based manufacturer serving the healthcare industry. This position will be responsible for maintenance and continuous improvement of the company’s Quality Management System. The individual in the Director of Quality position will lead the organization to comply with ISO 13485, GMP and all FDA regulatory […]

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FILLED – Director of Quality- West Michigan

**Update – this position has been filled** WilliamCharles is seeking a Director of Quality for a growing West Michigan based manufacturer serving the building materials industry. The Director of Quality will lead the company in the design, development and deployment of the Quality Management System. This position will also plan, direct, and control the operations of the Quality […]

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FILLED-Manager of Operations – West Michigan

*Update – this position has been filled* Our client is a growing, high-performing provider of a broad range of marketing and sales fulfillment services to companies across North America in a variety of industries. Niches include the warehousing and distribution of marketing literature and collateral materials and distribution of products sold via e-commerce. This role […]

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