The Top 25 Recruiting Trends, Problems, and Opportunities for 2014, Part 1 of 2

Below you will find the first section of a two-part article by Dr. John Sullivan, followed by a reflection on the concept of cost avoidance by KGT owner and president Jim Kuhn. “The Top 25 Recruiting Trends, Problems, and Opportunities for 2014, Part 1 of 2”, by Dr. John Sullivan Even if you work in a corporate recruiting function with low resources or minimal expectations for change, every recruiter still has a professional obligation to maintain their awareness of the latest trends and predictions. I have grouped 25 predictions of the leading corporate recruiting trends for...

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Caring

In the last Blog, I provided my perspective on COURAGE as the concept relates to Kuhn Global Talent’s values. Courage can also be considered the foundation for our other values of CARING, HONESTY, INTEGRITY, and HARD WORK. Feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others, our clients and our candidates, is what CARING means to us. After all, our purpose is “To connect individuals and companies so they build meaningful employment relationships which provide growth and value.”   Caring About Clients We sincerely care about our clients’ needs and wants. We express our care in person...

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Courage

Blog from Jim Kuhn, founder of Kuhn Global Talent, LLC, on the values that guide KGT’s relationships and operations – An interesting thing has happened – our recent conversations seem to show that the symbolism of the lion is more cogent to people in Western rather than Eastern cultures. Clients and candidates in the US, Latin America and the EU almost immediately associate the lion with COURAGE. Because about a third of our searches are in China and India, we are aware that the lion symbolizes different traits and values specific to each culture. Lions are often depicted and thought...

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The KGT Lion

Blog from Jim Kuhn, founder of Kuhn Global Talent, LLC, on the values that guide KGT’s relationships and operations – Wow – I am grateful for the comments I’ve received after launching KGT’s new logo that proudly displays the image of a lion in it. Before discussing the symbolism behind the lion (courage, caring, and strength), I’d like to mention the conversations I’ve been having about the 24/7 nature of our recruiting business: You may be thinking- “What’s that have to do with lions?” It’s interesting that the lion is considered by many ancient cultures to be...

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