CEO INC. MAKES INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST-GROWING PRIVATE COMPANIES FOR 2016

CHARLOTTE-BASED STAFFING AND RECRUITMENT FIRM CEO INC. RANKS NO. 3306 ON THE 2016 INC. 5000 LIST OF FASTEST-GROWING COMPANIES WITH THREE-YEAR SALES GROWTH OF 100%
NEW YORK, August 22, 2016 – Inc. magazine has ranked the staffing and recruitment firm CEO Inc. #3306 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s […]

Composite Industry Outlook For 2016

As CEO Inc.’s Sr. Recruiter and National Practice Leader for Advanced Composites, I spend a lot of time analyzing trends in the industry relative to employment and the economics of this unique space.  As I look at the composite industry outlook for 2016, I believe it can be summed up in one word: growth!

Throughout 2015, […]

Don’t Take Recruiters Out of the Recruiting Process

First, let me state clearly that the existence of LinkedIn as a professional social tool is an incredible thing.  The platform has revolutionized the concept of business networking.  It has provided employees, employers, companies, associations and industries with a hugely convenient way to get, or stay, connected.

It has also, concurrently, become a tremendous tool for […]

CEO Inc. Named to 2015 “Best Places to Work” and “Fast 50” Awards

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – November 12, 2015 – Charlotte-based, full-service recruitment and staffing firm CEO Inc. (www.ceoinc.com) recently announced that it has been named to the Charlotte Business Journal’s prestigious “Best Places to Work” list for 2015, marking the fourth year in a row that CEO Inc. has been so recognized. In addition, the company was […]

3 Criteria for Great Business References

Recently, several of my client companies in the composites industry have been “on the fence” with a specific hire.  They really like the candidates, but, like most people, they are a little unsure about what they DON’T know.  This is a common hesitation to decision making; it’s usually what we don’t ask that determines whether […]

What is a Niche Recruiter?

The recruiting industry is extremely competitive, with literally hundreds of firms across the US offering similar talent-search services to prospective clients and vying for their business.  So, as a prospective client who needs a strong firm to work with to help find top talent, what is the difference between picking one over the other when […]

3 Ways to Thrive In a New Company

In case you haven’t been paying attention, it’s been an extremely active month in the composite industry.  Typically, summertime is reserved for lazy days on the beach, sipping iced tea and visiting family.  This year, instead of Hollywood producing “blockbuster” flicks, it’s companies executing “blockbuster” deals.  Consolidation is happening across the board in composites right […]

Dealing with the “Money Question”: Answers All Candidates Should Know

When evaluating job opportunities, money is important.  It is a major factor in the decision making process for you as well as the potential employer that has invited you to their facility for an interview.  But is money the most important factor?  It certainly shouldn’t be, either for you or the employer.

The truth is, if […]

3 Easy Ways to Win the Battle in the War for Talent

For the vast majority of companies in the composite industry, it is incredibly difficult to find and hire good technical engineers right now.  One of the best ways to avoid having to find technical engineering talent is to keep the talent you have. We interview hundreds of people a year in the composite industry and […]

3 Tips to Successful Phone Interviews

Phone interviews can be tricky.   An absence of non-verbal communication queues usually make the phone call a more challenging form of interviewing than in-person.  It is critical for candidates to keep a crisp focus on the goal at this stage: getting to an in-person interview.  Therefore, being prepared, and practicing key strategies for doing so, […]