Hiring Leadership

5 Ways to Attract Top Candidates to Your Open Positions

If your company doesn’t have a deliberate strategy to attract top talent, then you’re not getting the best candidates to apply for your open positions. Everything from your website to how your hiring managers speak to candidates should reflect your company brand and mission. If you have a company blog but haven’t updated it in two years, for example, then top candidates will see that as an immedia...

3 Things to Look For When Hiring a Sales Leaders

Having a top sales leader in place at your organization can positively impact both the sales team they lead and your bottom line. According to recent research, 69% of salespeople who exceeded their annual quota rated their sales manager as being excellent or above average. This strong correlation between great sales leaders and top performing sales reps makes it imperative for you to hire the righ...

How Hiring Outside Leadership Can Benefit Your Company

If your company’s growth is stagnant, or if you’re failing to come up with new ideas, then consider adding outside talent to your leadership team. New research from the University of Missouri found that hiring outside CEOs rejuvenate struggling businesses, and they execute different strategies than CEOs promoted from within the organization. Learning about the benefits of hiring outside leadership...

What Is Talent On the Spot?

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Naviga's Talent On the Spot service connects companies with top marketing and executive talent on a contract and temp-to-perm basis. Learn more about how our commitment, thoroughness, and speed in which we find contract talent helps us stand out from other contract staffing firms. [slideshare id=61758652&doc=talentonthespotslideshare1-160506205911]

3 Keys to Hiring a Successful Chief Marketing Officer

Companies are starting to see the value in hiring senior marketing leadership to help increase the success and growth of their businesses. In fact, 62% of Fortune 500 companies currently have a Chief Marketing Officer and the average tenure of CMO’s has increased from less than two years in 2010 to 44 months in 2016. But as more companies are hiring CMOs for the first time, there can be some co...

How to Hire a Sales Leader That Fits the Role and Culture

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Adding the right sales leader to your organization can help accelerate your company’s ability to grow and increase revenue. On the other hand, hiring the wrong sales leader can cost your company a lot of money and lead to a string of negative consequences. In order to make sure you hire the right person, it’s important for the interviewer to be able to determine whether a candidate is just goo...

5 Tips for Hiring a Great Management Team

It’s difficult to find talented people with the right skill sets and character traits that match your own company’s values and direction. And when you’re looking to find top leadership talent, it becomes extremely difficult to find the right balance of people to help your company succeed. As you begin to grow your leadership team, keep in mind these five tips when evaluating potential candidates. ...

5 Steps You Need to Add To Your Executive Search Process

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Many growing companies will use the same search process whether they’re hiring entry-level professionals or C-level executives. They will search the job boards, interview top candidates, and then make a decision about who to hire based on experience and an interview. While this might work when hiring entry-level candidates, it doesn’t work when hiring top executives and will often lead to turnover...

How to Identify the Right Talent For Your Leadership Position

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When it comes to hiring great leadership, many companies are missing the mark. According to research by Gallup, companies are failing to choose candidates with the innate talents necessary to be an effective manager 82% of the time. This number is staggering, especially since hiring the wrong person for a leadership position can cost a company $40,000 to $50,000 or more depending on the position. ...

What Employers Need to Know Today About Executive Hiring

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The aspirations of today’s workers are much different than they were in the past. Employees no longer have their sights set on earning a corner office in the C-suite. Instead, only 11 percent of employees want C-level positions, according to a new survey by Saba. As more workers are saying ‘No’ to the executive team, employers need to quickly adjust to help fill this leadership gap. There are thre...

Hiring a New Sales Leader? Ask for a Business Plan First

When hiring a new sales leader, it’s important to have strategies in place to ensure you hire the most qualified person for the job. When you consider the average tenure of a new sales leader is just over 1.5 years and the cost of a bad executive hire can cost upwards of $60,000, this is not a decision that should be taken lightly. One way to get an idea of a sales leader’s strategy and future ...

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Hiring Sales Leadership

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If you’ve set your sights on growing your business and increasing your revenue this year, then you’re going to need qualified and competent professionals on your sales leadership team. One way you can find your next sales leader is by identifying high-potential employees with the right characteristics and skills to be successful in executive sales positions. Korn Ferry, a talent management orga...