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How to Recruit in a Tight Labor Market

How to Recruit in a Tight Labor Market The job market ebbs and flows with employment rates, and as the economic fundamentals stay positive, we can expect employment across most industries to remain tight. Low unemployment means we are in what executive recruiters call a “candidate’s market.” As such organizations looking to hire need to…
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Benefits of Hiring Contractual Employees

Benefits of Hiring Contractual Employees In the lifecycle of any business, staffing needs expand and contract based on a variety of internal and external factors. As such, it makes sense for some companies to take an agile and flexible approach to hiring employees by using a contract-to-permanent job placement model. Contract staffing offers several benefits,…
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Is Your Company Really Ready to Hire?

Is Your Company Really Ready to Hire? An organizational assessment can help you find the answer Risch Results was engaged by a three-year-old company ready to find key talent to support its growth. The company had been experiencing turnover in the last year, so the CEO asked us to learn more about the reasons why,…
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Clean Cut: Job Seekers Must Keep a Professional Social Media Presence

Clean Cut: Job Seekers Must Keep a Professional Social Media Presence When organizations retain our firm to find top talent, we look for a candidate who has the best experience, skills, and potential for cultural fit. Cultural fit is key because organizations want to make sure their employees will thrive in the company’s culture. As…
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The People Connection

The People Connection Who you are says a lot about what you do Aside from education, skills training, and networking, there’s a critical element to becoming an executive recruiter: understanding people. This means hearing what a hiring manager isn’t saying about the position he or she needs to fill, or reading between the lines on…
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Ask the Right Questions, Get the Right Answers

Ask the Right Questions, Get the Right Answers By Jolene Risch One of my clients recently said, “I can tell in the first 15 minutes if a person is right for the job.” I completely disagree. Not connecting with a candidate in the first few minutes doesn’t mean he or she isn’t right for the…
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Risch Results Receives National Certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:     Jolene Risch, 972-839-9447, jolenerisch@www.rischresults.com Dallas, Texas – January 18, 2016 – Risch Results, a business specializing in management and executive recruiting, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Southwest Certification Committee, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC’s national standard of certification…
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Showcase Company Values through Cause-related Support

Showcase Company Values throughCause-related Support By Jolene Risch As a society, we battle prejudice and discrimination based on race, sexual orientation, age, and religion on a daily basis. We are reminded of our humanity through social causes, the arts, museums, historical points of interest, and each other. To thrive as a business community, it is…
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What Managers Can Learn from My Recent Hire

What Managers Can Learn from My Recent Hire By Jolene Risch I’ve written about strategies for getting the best out of employees, from issuing tough love in the workplace to looking beyond the black and white of a resume to discover skills that aren’t obvious at first glance. Taking a more macro approach, let’s talk…
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Natural Talents

Natural Talents Are Managers Working too hard to put a Square Peg in a Round Hole? By Jolene Risch My sons and I recently took a trip to Grand Canyon and Southern Utah. During our adventure, we visited Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. Now, I’ve seen lush forests and majestic mountains, witnessed…
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