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17 October

Partnering With An Executive Search Firm: What Can Your Recruiter Do for You?

By Ashley Phillips, Director of Executive Recruitment, Ashton Tweed See this article on LinkedIn.   If you haven’t partnered with an external search firm previously, you might not be aware of the helpful services recruiters can offer. Aside from the obvious – researching, candidate screening, and submitting prospects to clients – recruiters offer other expertise to […]

11 October

Specific Candidate Selection Through Retained Search

By Jim Rudman, CEO, Ashton Tweed See this article on LinkedIn.   Life science companies often work in very narrow fields within the industry. Only a few particular individuals may fit your mid-senior level needs. If you could tailor a job candidate to fit your open role, you would. However, you can’t find specific candidates […]

23 February

Retained Search Firms Vs. In-House Recruiters

By Jim Rudman, CEO, Ashton Tweed See this article on LinkedIn.   It’s important to understand the recruiting industry as a whole when planning your hiring strategy. One of the main questions many companies have is whether to use a retained search firm or their in-house recruiters and why. There are major differences between the […]

24 August

The Dos and Don’ts of Handling Recruiters

By Lea Wolfinger, Senior Director, Ashton Tweed See this article on LinkedIn.   The relationship between a client and a recruiter is a unique one, and for those of you who are hiring a search firm for the first time, there are a few things to keep in mind in order to make the experience […]

08 June

How to Effectively Use Your Recruiter

By Lea Wolfinger, Senior Director, Ashton Tweed See this article on LinkedIn.   Not everyone has worked with a recruiting firm before; it’s a unique relationship of trust and communication. There are ways to take full advantage of their services by giving them the right tools to let them do what they do best. See […]

30 March

4 Misleading Myths About Recruiting Firms

By Jordan Warshafsky, Partner, Ashton Tweed See this article on LinkedIn.   There are a handful of recruiting myths being passed around that have deterred companies from outsourcing their staffing projects. Unfortunately, these myths have caused businesses to pass up on services that could have resulted in a better hire. Don’t compromise your company; be […]

02 March

How to Choose the Best Search Firm for Your Company

By John Degnan When you decide to turn your hiring process over to a recruiting firm, it’s important to take some time searching for the firm that best fits your company’s needs. In the life sciences industry, there are many unique needs and nuances that set your work apart from other fields. These aspects should […]

19 January

5 Ways Recruiting Firms Save You Time and Money

By Jim Rudman, CEO, Ashton Tweed   Remember, time is money, especially in the life sciences industry. Yes, recruiting firms cost a “fee,” but this fee is paid in the best interest of your company. Take a look at the big picture:   1. The longer a position is empty, the more money you lose. Two […]

18 November

6 Benefits of Retained Search

By Jim Rudman, CEO, Ashton Tweed   The use of retained search is an exceptional tool for companies in the life science industries, especially when attempting to find top-quality talent with industry expertise. Retained search saves companies both time and money when trying to locate senior-level candidates to hire:   High Stakes When filling senior-level […]

20 October

How Recruiters Bridge the Client-Candidate Communication Gap

By Jim Rudman, CEO, Ashton Tweed   Candidates and clients can often be on a different page when it comes to navigating the hiring process. In addition to interviews, there are many intermediate interactions between the client and candidate that can also have consequences. Miscommunication can play a big role in whether the client makes […]

01 October

Retained Vs. Contingency: What You Need To Know

By Jim Rudman, CEO, Ashton Tweed Retained search firms and contingency placement agencies operate using different recruiting and hiring techniques. It’s important to know these differences before selecting a firm to fill a position for your company.   Retained Search Firm: The firm is paid up front typically through 3 installments Works exclusively for an […]

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