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  • Who should negotiate the offer– The employer or the recruiting firm?

    Who should negotiate the offer– The employer or the recruiting firm? You have worked hard to find the perfect candidate and now it is time to make the offer.   The offer stage is sensitive since the candidate ties their self-esteem to the offer. On the other hand, the hiring manager is concerned with internal equity Read More


  • Walk Me Through Your Resume, Just Don’t Take the Wrong Path

    Famous author and entrepreneur, Seth Godin, has said, “You are not your resume, you are your work.” While there is a great deal of truth in such a statement, it can also be said that one’s work can at least be transposed effectively through a resume. Arguably, it seems that many jobseekers do not do Read More


  • Don’t Get Burned on a Retained Search

    Don’t Get Burned on a Retained Search Retainers have a bad reputation, and for valid reasons. Many talent search and recruiting companies are eager to take clients’ money, but aren’t always delivering equivalent value. In this article, we’ll look at when and why retained searches are helpful (and why you shouldn’t throw the baby out Read More


  • Three ways to avoid losing your perfect candidate

    Have you recently lost a perfect candidate that you thought was joining your team? Demand for great candidates has been on the rise, giving them the power to choose their best option. You spent a lot of precious time and effort to find a perfect candidate and now you have to start over. Connexis Search Read More

  • 4 steps to a successful hire when multiple decision makers are involved

    4 steps to a successful hire when multiple decision makers are involved

    Many of our clients involve multiple interviewers when trying to decide which candidate to hire.   The more interviewers involved, the more complex the decision becomes due to numerous opinions.   Below are 4 steps that you and your team can take to ensure a successful hire. Step 1 Establish Decision Criteria Before you interview candidates you Read More

  • The 10 Fastest Growing Jobs

    The 10 Fastest Growing Jobs

    When it comes to the workforce, the only constant is change. New technology, an aging population and global commerce all contribute to which jobs are becoming obsolete and which are booming. Every few years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the growth rate for occupations during the next decade; the current projections are for 2012 Read More

  • Top 3 reasons sales candidates are eliminated after an interview

    Top 3 reasons sales candidates are eliminated after an interview

    Connexis Search Group is a permanent placement recruiting firm that places a wide variety of candidates in the in-vitro diagnostics, commercial reference lab, medical device and life science industries. Our clients interview 15-20 candidates per week and the below observations represents the feedback we have received from the managers that conducted interviews. 1. The candidate Read More

  • How to make an offer that is never turned down

    How to make an offer that is never turned down

    At Connexis Search Group we can guarantee our clients that a written offer will never not be accepted if they follow our procedure. Below is the procedure: The Connexis Search Group recruiter that has been working with the candidate will verbally test the clients offer. If the candidate agrees to the verbal offer, then the Read More

  • How to get the best out of your recruiting firm

    How to get the best out of your recruiting firm

    1. Work on an exclusive basis All search firms have criteria they use when deciding how to prioritize search assignments. One critical factor is how many recruiters will be working on the search. If multiple recruiters are working a search, then you are less likely to get a full effort from any of the firms Read More


  • Five Steps to land the candidate you are trying to hire

    There is more competition for the same candidates With the economy improving and fewer people looking for jobs there is less time between when candidates apply for a job and when they get hired. Since there are less applicants available to choose from another company may offer a good candidate a job while you are Read More