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Should we fire this guy?

Should we fire this guy?

15 May, 2024

By: Bill Wednieski The moment you find yourself micromanaging a direct report, alarm bells should be ringing…

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How to resign guide

How to resign guide

27 February, 2024

By: Bill Wednieski The moment you’ve been waiting for has finally come; you’ve been offered a new…

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Resume tips for success

Resume tips for success

26 February, 2024

By: Anna Wierda  In the realm of job hunting, your resume is often your first impression to…

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Disappointing job offer(s)

Disappointing job offer(s)

23 January, 2024

By: Rachel Williams As a dedicated recruiter, it pains me to see a skilled candidate receive a…

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We can’t help everyone

We can’t help everyone

08 January, 2024

I do love what I do. In this profession, one of the very special moments is delivering…

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The customer is not always right

The customer is not always right

12 December, 2023

Since our inception in late 2019, The Headhunters has always put a premium on client satisfaction. During…

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Interviewer tips

Interviewer tips

06 December, 2023

Tips for interviewers By: Bill Wednieski There is a popular saying in professional golf: “You can’t win a golf…

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The toolkit for job seekers

The toolkit for job seekers

31 October, 2023

My humble brag is that I tend to know what’s up in the job market before it…

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“Why do I need a recruiting firm? I have my own recruiters.”

“Why do I need a recruiting firm? I have my own recruiters.”

20 September, 2023

This is a question you’ve probably asked yourself, or maybe asked a recruiter who called to try…

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A playbook for landing your dream job

A playbook for landing your dream job

12 September, 2023

So, you've landed an interview for that dream job, congratulations! Now, before you start panicking, let's break…

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The best kept secret: passive pocket candidates

The best kept secret: passive pocket candidates

29 August, 2023

There are many reasons candidates look for new roles and it is no secret that gainfully employed…

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Must ask interview questions for candidates

Must ask interview questions for candidates

28 July, 2023

Be sure to set the table first. Prior to any interview, candidates should be prepared and have…

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The secret to standing out in a sea of LinkedIn profiles

The secret to standing out in a sea of LinkedIn profiles

28 July, 2023

Do you ever feel like you're missing out on job opportunities because you're not being contacted by…

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The symphony in your head

The symphony in your head

27 June, 2023

Visionary leadership and entrepreneurship have been around forever, and there is something that is so dang cool…

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How job seekers should use a Headhunter

How job seekers should use a Headhunter

17 May, 2023

Are you too busy to look for a new job? A headhunter can be an invaluable resource…

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How would you like to take a pay cut?

How would you like to take a pay cut?

09 May, 2023

Around the time I turned 40, I was offered my first CFO job at a Tier 2…

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Water always finds its level

Water always finds its level

22 March, 2023

If you’ve known me for a while, you’ve likely heard me use this phrase in both professional…

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Get your money’s worth

Get your money’s worth

07 March, 2023

Frequently, hiring managers and business owners engage the services of a headhunter without a full picture of…

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Our current take on the job market: February 2023

Our current take on the job market: February 2023

10 February, 2023

If you keep up on the current job market and economic news, you’d be aware of the…

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Why I Joined The Headhunters: Anna’s Story

Why I Joined The Headhunters: Anna’s Story

06 February, 2023

Prior to joining The Headhunter’s team, I had the opportunity to work with at-risk youth, families, dedicated…

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Breaking down your own competency

Breaking down your own competency

03 November, 2022

There are some things you just wish you knew sooner. About fifteen years into my career, a…

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Why I Joined The Headhunters: Sam’s Story

Why I Joined The Headhunters: Sam’s Story

01 November, 2022

Like a lot of people, I came into recruiting almost by accident. Before starting what I considered…

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So, what is a headhunter anyway?

So, what is a headhunter anyway?

27 September, 2022

The term recruiter is broad. Too broad. There are many types of recruiters such as internal recruiters,…

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Drop it like it’s hot

Drop it like it’s hot

12 September, 2022

Cannabis is getting crushed. In the investing world a bear market is defined as a prolonged period…

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The worst employees ever

The worst employees ever

11 August, 2022

The Headhunters, LLC is only a few years old but we are racking up some truly entertaining…

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Buy American, Buy Local

Buy American, Buy Local

12 July, 2022

Last March I was reading in Crain’s Detroit Business that the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) was…

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Salary compression for loyal employees

Salary compression for loyal employees

12 July, 2022

A notable personal observation and trend has emerged over the past year. Record inflation is not news.…

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Why I Joined The Headhunters: Rachel’s Story

Why I Joined The Headhunters: Rachel’s Story

14 June, 2022

Though I loved being with future leaders day in and day out as a teacher, I knew…

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Bad-mouthing and the Blame Game

Bad-mouthing and the Blame Game

27 May, 2022

Generally, people fall into one of two camps. One is having a victim mentality; think “it is…

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Candidate Tips for Delicately Handling Salary Negotiations

Candidate Tips for Delicately Handling Salary Negotiations

18 May, 2022

Most candidates would rather stick their heads in a vise than negotiate compensation. Salary negotiations are not…

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Urgency: Speed kills

Urgency: Speed kills

27 April, 2022

If we’ve worked together or you’ve known me a while then you’ve probably heard me say, “If…

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The Steps of Resignation

The Steps of Resignation

11 April, 2022

The moment has come, you’ve been offered a new role, or you feel it’s just time to…

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Milestone: Today we fired a client for the first time

Milestone: Today we fired a client for the first time

25 March, 2022

Today is a watershed day for The Headhunters. We fired a client. Since our inception in late…

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Inflation and today’s job market

Inflation and today’s job market

03 March, 2022

It is not a new headline that the United States experienced seven percent inflation in 2021 -…

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A New Category of Candidates: Anti-Vaxxers

A New Category of Candidates: Anti-Vaxxers

23 February, 2022

As a recruiting firm we are always on the hunt for talented candidates. It is no secret…

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This is Still a Workplace

This is Still a Workplace

28 October, 2021

I frequently write about cannabis and the work our firm The Headhunters, LLC does in this space.…

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Impossible Is Not an Answer

Impossible Is Not an Answer

05 October, 2021

“Impossible is not a fact. It is an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. Impossible is a…

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Why I Joined The Headhunters: Garrett’s Story

Why I Joined The Headhunters: Garrett’s Story

05 October, 2021

I am always up for new adventures, whether it’s exploring a new place or even moving to…

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Vaccination Mandates are the New WFH

Vaccination Mandates are the New WFH

14 September, 2021

I’ve had the very recent firsthand experience of working with candidates at polar opposite ends of the…

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Don’t let these interviewer tendencies make you hire the wrong person

Don’t let these interviewer tendencies make you hire the wrong person

21 July, 2021

How does this sound? You’re a hiring manager, and you regularly keep the best candidates interested in…

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Was your resume overlooked? These two reasons could be why

Was your resume overlooked? These two reasons could be why

13 May, 2021

Most people do not have perfect career paths or resumes- after all, we’re all human. Many people…

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Game-changing Hiring Practices 

Game-changing Hiring Practices 

04 May, 2021

According to the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, the average turnover rate in the U.S. is about 12%…

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How to create a rock-solid LinkedIn profile

How to create a rock-solid LinkedIn profile

21 April, 2021

We are all busy In 2018, Ladders, Inc. published a study that recruiters spend an average of…

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Counteroffers: To accept or not to accept; that is the question

Counteroffers: To accept or not to accept; that is the question

29 March, 2021

What’s the process to getting counteroffers, anyway? Let me tell you… it’s a time consuming and stressful…

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Help me, help you: What your job description has to do with it

Help me, help you: What your job description has to do with it

17 March, 2021

HR pros: you’ve all gotten one… or dozens. A resume that came through your inbox and was…

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A Cannabis Industry Snapshot

A Cannabis Industry Snapshot

03 March, 2021

Lose the Stigma For a Growing and Legal Industry As of February 2021, more than half of…

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Candidate or Employer’s Job Market?

Candidate or Employer’s Job Market?

26 February, 2021

What a change 2020 brought to the U.S. job market! During the span of just a few…

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How did I get into the dope business?

How did I get into the dope business?

12 February, 2021

When one door closes another door opens In 2018, prior to cofounding The Headhunters I was the…

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Why I joined The Headhunters

Why I joined The Headhunters

21 January, 2021

The force is strong I’m no stranger to adventure. In the span of just one year- 2019…

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Is your “office space” still in your kitchen?

Is your “office space” still in your kitchen?

21 January, 2021

5 tips to thriving and not just surviving in an at-home office. 42% of the US labor…

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Maybe you shouldn’t make that hire

Maybe you shouldn’t make that hire

21 January, 2021

Red flags for the hiring manager For better or worse you find yourself with an open seat…

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Maybe you shouldn’t take this job

Maybe you shouldn’t take this job

19 January, 2021

Red Flags for the Candidate Great news: they want to interview you! The job market ebbs and…

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Co-Founding The Headhunters, LLC: Ryan’s Story

Co-Founding The Headhunters, LLC: Ryan’s Story

11 November, 2020

The DNA of Entrepreneurship Self-sufficiency, determination, goal setting. These are just a few of the entrepreneurship traits…

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Bill’s Story on Co-Founding The Headhunters, LLC

Bill’s Story on Co-Founding The Headhunters, LLC

08 October, 2020

An entrepreneur (at heart) all along For more than 20 years, I’ve been hiring and recruiting people. Whether…

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