Do you use LinkedIn daily? We definitely do! Today’s Friday Fun is all about establishing and highlighting your skills on LinkedIn. If you have more questions about your online presence, feel free to check-out our Coffee With A Consultant episode that talks all about your digital personal brand. If you’re yearning for more feel free to tweet us your questions!Read more
Hello, hello! After a break last week from our typical Wednesday, here’s what we’ve been reading lately.
Commercial Property Investments Up 38 Percent Year-Over-Year (The Tenant Advisor)
Last Monday we talked about the US construction industry which is valued at $1.8 trillion. Today we look at the UK Construction Industry and the 53% of jobs in the “contracting sector that are unfilled because of a shortage of skilled workers” as outlined in the info-graph below. We’ve been seeing these kind of statements throughout the building and design industries. What is your take on the seemingly shrinking pool of specialized candidates? Share your thoughts below, on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn!Read more
Stay tuned for next month to hear and announcement from Donna Gaines, our founder and leading lady! And as a teaser, can you guess who from our thirty three year past could possibly be bouncing back into the Gaines game? Find out the answer to both of these questions in next month’s vlog!
And for those of you waiting on the edge of your seat for the next installment of Coffee With A Consultant, you’ll have to wait just a bit longer. In the meantime, click here to view our old episodes and email usRead more
The following is a guest post from our very own consultant, Jon Barron. Without further ado…
I had less than a year of experience working in executive search when my boss emailed me along with every other Associate at our company, asking if anyone spoke French. My interest was piqued, as I had been studying French from the ripe age of twelve. More recently, I had made multiple French speaking friends abroad while traveling. I always enjoyed testing my conversation skills and reallyRead more
Who in your firm, really needs to be involved in the search for new talent? Ever wonder why our consultants like to dive into the deep end of the pool and know everything about your firm?
Donna Gaines and Megan Pluister plunge into these questions to talk about what makes a successful search in our third video in the series, Coffee With A Consultant, appearing on the first Wednesday of every month.
Be sure to check back for future episodes. And of course, if you ever have a question you’d like us to cover, send itRead more
Sit back, relax, and sip your favorite hot beverage while we chat about presenting your unique qualities with online branding.
In this conversation, Gaines International Consultant’s Megan Pluister and Taija Pupillo speak to the importance of developing a personal brand through social media. There are many social media “Do’s and Dont’s” you can find online; our consultants discuss how we all need to be aware of personal online presence and what it says about the potential for growth and development.
This is our second video in the series, Coffee With A Consultant, appearing on the first WednesdayRead more
Remember when we told you that we were starting to dabble into the world of video? Well, it’s officially time to share our very first video post and we’re so excited. We’re also going to share this in lieu of our usually link round up so please forgive us.
In our first video blog, Gaines International Founder/CEO Donna Gaines shares tips on what you can do to prepare your firm. We don’t want to give away too much since the video says it all for us so, without further ado, here is ourRead more