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  • Recruitment Analytics Will Change How You Hire in 2020
    How Analytics Will Permanently Change How You Hire in 2020 Recruitment Analytics is a virtual goldmine of valuable hiring information and is the source of data-driven recruitment. With consistently and efficiently collecting top-tier candidates being a Whitham Group specialty, the benefits of using analytics in our recruiting strategy are endless. Here are just a few ways we use analytics to hire and how you can too. Improve Effectiveness Predictive analytics leverage complex technology and data
  • The 3 Parts of an Effective Executive Interview
    High-level executive recruiting requires interviews to be as efficient and precise as possible. And with the standard of candidates who make it this far, it’s expected to be. Effective executive interviews follow a formula. In this post you’ll learn the value and reason behind three of the most important parts of the formula including types of interview questions, red flags you shouldn’t ignore, and how to create opportunities to discover even more about the candidates.
  • 4 Talent Acquisition Strategies
    That Will Save You Millions You approach every aspect of your successful business with a thoughtful strategy in mind. Why should hiring be any different? Whitham Group is dedicated to tracking down the perfect exec for your team but we’re also dedicated to letting you in on the process. It’s important for us that you discover why our talent acquisition strategies work and how you can move forward in all your hires to create the
  • The True Cost of a Bad Hire
    A bad hire can be the most expensive mistake your business could make. What can be costlier than a faulty product or poor budgeting, is the price of repeatedly hiring underqualified, short-term employees. Opposingly, the right hire can be significantly beneficial. The first sign that your hiring process needs help is a high employee turnover rate. Considering that 1 in 2 candidates will misrepresent themselves on their resume, and 1 in 5 candidates will be
  • Top 5 reasons to hire an Executive Recruiter
    According to Forbes, the biggest investment every fortune 500 company (and beyond) makes is in its hiring process, particularly for an executive position. As part of their staff-building strategy, many of these successful companies keep an executive recruiter on hand who knows exactly what they need. You may still be on your way to becoming fortune 500, but your executive hiring choices make just as big an impact on your business and its scalability. For
  • How much is employee turnover really costing you
    EMPLOYEE TURNOVER COMES AT A HIGH COST.  Turnover is inevitable in these times. It is not like the 1960’s where someone expected to be at their job until their pension kicks in. Today turnover is the number one cost for organizations and here are a few examples of not only cost, but morale as well.  Replacing an employee making $100,000 salary can be more than $213,000; over twice their annual salary! The cost of hiring a
  • How to reduce risk when hiring.
    When considering a new vendor, there are certain aspects of risk such as: Execution Risk – The chance the search firm does not perform Financial Risk – The possibility that your return on investment for will be less than expected or required Professional Risk – The chance the decision maker’s judgment will be questioned in the future and affect him or her negatively When we engage with a new client, we assess what your strategies
  • How Do I Conquer Interview Jitters
    Whether this is your first interview in 5 years, or the tenth one this month, interviewing for a new job can give any qualified candidate anxiety. From pre-interview prep, to closing the meeting, here are a few tips that will help reduce your anxiety and help you secure an offer. 1.  Research the Company The internet is a wonderful place filled with many free resources. Now is the time to utilize this tool.  The company you
  • You work how many hours a week
    There was an article on LinkedIn that came out in early December about how Elon Musk works 100-120 hours a week. The comments on that post were pretty brutal and judgmental on how Musk decides to spend his time. Then another article came out by Geoffrey James that stated, “People who do 40 hours a week change the world all the time.” So, how many hours should you work? We cannot put all people in

Whitham Group has over 12 years’ experience recruiting in renewable energy. We operate as an expert advisor, not a vendor.


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