When Ed Bradstreet founded B&B back in 1987 he would market opportunities in the want ads of the newspaper. Client referrals were prepared on a typewriter and mailed via the post office. The process then was slow but the concept hasn’t changed in that he has an eye for talented professionals. Today technology has afforded the entire B&B team to facilitate the search process in a shorter time period but the success rate is still attributed to the ability to identify the bullseye.
What was once the parameters of a positive workplace enviiroment to promote happy and productive worker, has completely turned 180 degrees at present. Remote offices are the norm during the pandemic and many are settling in for the long haul. Some may move to virtual permanently and re-allocate expenses from a physical location into marketing, technology, or new hires. Whether temporary or permanent, it is important to establish new procedures and policies to the team with consistent communication. The open door policy for management and establishing a camraderie within the team is still important to employees and just requires redefining communication methods and prioritizing time on the schedule for touch base meetings with follow up. Workplace culture can be positive by encouraging employees to find an environment that makes them happy and lends itself to productivity while also ensuring they feel supported from afar.
B&B maintains it’s footing as one of America’s best firms for Professional Search and Recruitment by placing talent that will go the distance for our clients. Working with Human Resources or working exclusively for the company, our team brings only the best to the table. With the high cost of a bad hire and it’s ability to negatively affect the culture and productivity flow, outsourcing talent acquisition is a smart choice.The following article How One Bad Hire Can Spoil The Team from Entrpreneur.com clearly outlines the ripple effect of inserting the wrong person onto the team cam have on moral and productiviity. In addition the costs associated with recruiting, onboarding, and training for a personnel acquisition. B&B has a longstanding record of successful placements that are able to grow with the company.
At B&B, we have developed many relationships over the last 33 years to fill senior and executive level positions for many companies across the country. It is important to us not only to develop relationships with the clients we recruit for, we also want what's best for you, our job seekers. Like with most relationships, building good ones can take time and it is never too early to get to know us and our process. Here are some tips:
Send someone our way and we are sure to pay it forward. Not only are you helping out a friend, when the time comes for you we will remember you thought of us. Referrals are one of the largest sources for our leads.
Honesty is the best policy:
Remember that we have the ability to do very thorough background checks. Don’t exaggerate or worse lie about your credentials, it can really damage your reputation in the long run. We want to get to know the real you so we can make sure you are the right fit for the jobs we fill.
We all have bad days at the office. Before you take the leap and reach out to us to make sure you are really ready and committed to wanting to change jobs. We want your experience with us to be a successful one.
Let us know from the beginning if there are certain industries, employers or geographic areas that are off limits. This way we can deliver exactly what you are looking for.
When thinking about changing jobs right off the bat think about those references and make sure they are strong ones. They help us get to know you better and often references tell us great attributes and qualities about you that you may not have thought to include in your resume.
Don’t be afraid to ask questions:
Ask away about the company, the culture, the requirements, again we want to make sure you will be happy in your new position.