Best CEO search partners in Denver? Don’t sweat it if you truly cannot hire any new employees now. However, you can, and should, still actively recruit and remain in contact with your candidates. Maintaining an open line of communication and being transparent about your current hiring operations will keep your company relevant and top of mind with candidates. Keeping them engaged, even if it’s as simple as checking in with them, increases the likelihood that they will want to come work for your company once you resume hiring.
But it can be difficult for leaders to decide what to prioritize, even in the short term. In my discussions with leaders of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) I’ve heard firsthand how they are facing a variety of new challenges from inventory and supply chain shortfalls to employee capacity, facility remediation, and PPE for employees. The following “Priorities Playbook” shares ways SMBs are successfully managing toward new, shorter-term goals by focusing on four key priorities.
Spectrum Search Partners, LLC is a retained executive search firm that solves the Executive and Functional leadership needs of the Private Equity community and their portfolio companies on a national basis. We are best known for our ability to persuade hands-on A players to step forward and become candidates. Spectrum adds significant value by uniformly and objectively evaluating this talent against a customized Spectrum Scorecard to determine the strongest and most impactful hire. Our unique Scorecard approach has enabled us to fill 100% of our assignments, and build very loyal Client relationships. Read more information on private equity search firms.
Each of the candidates we present to our Clients have the ability to be impactful, strong builders of high performing teams, and true business partners to CEO’s and their Board of Directors. Over 80% of the CEO’s we’ve placed and have gone through our process have hired us to build out their teams in the areas of Accounting, E-Commerce, Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Operations, Product Development, and Sales.
Assess how each candidate’s work arrangement should be structured. Could it be a contract role to allow more flexibility than is possible with a fulltime hire? Consider structuring hires to minimize unemployment and outplacement costs in the present climate of uncertainty. Implement low-cost, minimal-effort, yet high-impact employee retention and mental health practices. Everyone knows we are in an unprecedented time and companies are making some things up as they go along. But keeping new and current employees involved and part of the plan will foster a climate of “we’re all in this together,” where the company’s next great idea can come from any employee that wants to contribute. Scared, resentful employees don’t often want to offer ideas.
Tom co-founded Spectrum Search Partners with Kevin Hahn in 2009. He leads the firm’s business development efforts, manages search assignments, and owns responsibility for several of its clients. He has spent the past 15 years in the human capital business, partnering with Kevin at two executive search firms (DHR International and Tri Worth Solutions), and serving as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for FASTAFF, a leading travel nursing firm, whom he helped sell to private equity. His passion for helping small and middle market-sized companies grow and maximize their potential with exceptional talent is a big reason why Spectrum was started. See even more info at here.