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Allicia Hahn Promoted to Partner at TalentRISE

Search, recruitment outsourcing and consulting services firm TalentRISE has announced that Allicia Hahn has been promoted to Partner.   “I am very pleased to officially welcome Allicia as a Partner in the firm,” said Rick Gray, TalentRISE…

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TalentRISE is Pleased to Announce a New Placement

We are excited to announce that Mr. Michael J. Stein has joined our client Signode Industrial Group as Director of Global Marketing, based in their Glenview, IL office. He reports to Ken Hoffman, Senior Vice President…

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AArete Retains TalentRISE to Conduct Search for Managing Director

Executive search and recruitment solutions firm TalentRISE has been retained to recruit a Managing Director for operations strategy consulting firm AArete. The position will report to the CEO and be based in Chicago. The search…

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Massive Shift to Contract Employment Underway

TalentRISE CEO Rick Gray was recently quoted by Hunt Scanlon in a thought-provoking article on the ever-growing number of independent professionals.  Read the entire article below. Contract, temporary and freelance roles are expected to dominate the…

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eBooks

eBook: Thirteen Rules for Hitting the Sweet Spot in Your C-Suite Search

The prospect of recruiting a new manager or executive can be daunting. Recruitment for top echelon positions can be time-consuming, expensive and often even contentious when decision-makers aren’t on the proverbial same page. The big question:…

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eBook: Shining a Light on the Real Value of RPO

Can recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) reduce hiring costs? Yes, but viewing RPO through a cost lens alone can cloud your vision and obscure many of its most critical strategic impacts. What should a well-executed RPO…

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eBook: Nine Strategic Tips for Talent Acquisition in the Year Ahead

By now, the usual prognosticators have weighed in on what’s to come on the talent acquisition front in 2017. While few trends can ever be predicted with absolute certainty, there’s consensus that the overall demand…

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Blog

Take Note, Recent Grads!

Timeless Interviewing Tips Will Make You Stand Out Among the Competition CareerBuilder released a survey indicating that 74 percent of employers say they plan to hire recent college graduates this year, up from 67 percent last…

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Jim O’Malley Featured on Strong Suit Podcast: The 3 Characteristics of Rockstar Talent

Partner Jim O'Malley was recently featured in the Strong Suit podcast, "The 3 Characteristics of Rockstar Talent." In this revealing interview, Jim shares: The 3 characteristics that define a Rockstar A real-life example of behavioral interviewing…

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Let’s Get Real…About Job Offer Compensation

What You Need to Know in 2017 Compensation is, let’s face it, probably the single most important tool in the recruitment toolbox. Sure, other factors such as corporate culture and career advancement opportunities play critical roles…

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Recap of 2016 Conferences

Spotlight on Innovation Traditionally, Spring and Fall are prime time to attend HR and Recruiting industry conferences for those of us eager to learn about future trends, best practices and innovation. Themes may vary from year…

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Case Studies

Let’s Toast to a More Cost-Effective Recruitment Model

Service Areas:  Executive Search, Contract Recruiting Client: Global Beverage Manufacturer Sector: Consumer/Industrial Manufacturing The Challenge The client, a large manufacturer and marketer of adult beverages, needed a new, more efficient and cost-effective recruitment model to replace their reliance on…

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Racing to Find Retail Brand Ambassadors

Service Areas: Pipeline Sourcing, Contract Recruiting, Social Media & Recruiting Client: Global Retailer Sector: Consumer Services & Retail The Challenge Prior to new product launch in the U.S., this global specialty footwear leader sought to hire 90 experienced retail brand ambassadors…

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Speaking with Combined Insurance

Building a Nationally Recognized Military Recruitment Program We recently interviewed Joseph Pennington, National Military Program Manager, and Dan Green, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, at Combined Insurance Company of America to learn more about their successful and…

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Recruiting Big Company Skills for First National Bank of Sioux Falls

In order to continue to sustain and expand one of its critical service lines, this privately held family-owned bank located in a rural city in the Dakotas needed to hire a chief deposit officer for its retail banking business.

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Industry Trends

Breaking With Tradition

A Recruitment Expert and A Non-Traditional Careerist Discuss Portfolio Careers In the interview that follows, Carl Kutsmode, Partner at TalentRISE, and Christopher Bona, a corporate communications executive with over 15 years of experience who has taken…

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The State Of Recruitment: Operating With Integrity

TalentRISE Partner J. James O'Malley's article was recently published on ERE Media's website.  Read the entire article below.   Frequent corporate missteps have hit the headlines recently in the traditional press, not to mention social media channels where numerous…

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The Ongoing Crisis in Recruiting

AccountingToday.com recently quoted partner Jim O’Malley in Senior Editor Sean McCabe's article “The ongoing crisis in recruiting.” Read the full piece below.   Firms across the country still have a bit of a recruiting problem on their…

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Recruiting and Retaining Experienced Accounting Professionals in 2017

AccountingToday.com recently published partner Jim O’Malley’s article, “Recruiting and retaining experienced accounting professionals in 2017.” Read the full article below. Recruiting experienced professionals has long been the Achilles heel for most accounting firms. Keeping them can be equally…

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Events

HCI Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

TalentRISE will be attending the HCI Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference in Boston, MA. Description: You need a talent acquisition strategy built for today’s business environment. It needs to take an end-to-end, customer-centered approach, and serve candidates, hiring managers, and…

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