How to Effectively Negotiate Your Salary

The question of how to be effective at salary negotiation is a common one for us, so we wanted to cover it for all of you who have been asking the same question. As we discuss salary negotiations, there are three main topics I want to cover. Although they might… Read more

What’s the Top Trait We Look for in a Recruiter?

What’s the number one trait we look for in a recruiter? We look for risk takers. How do we identify risk takers? We find that the risk-taking trait manifests itself in recruiters in three different ways. The first way is how they tend to want to be paid for performance… Read more

When Is the Right Time for a Retained Search?

Today I wanted to answer some questions I get when it comes to the difference between a retained and contingent search. When should you use each one? The answer we hear from many other recruiters is to only use a retained search for high-level executive positions. Frankly, I’ve found that… Read more

How Big of a Raise Should Make You Consider Moving?

Back in the mid-90s and early 2000s, making a move was much more profitable than it is now. Back then, prospects were getting anywhere from a 15% to 20% increase in pay to make a move. During the market crash, that increase dropped to 3%. People were making a move… Read more

How Can You Create a Good Corporate Culture?

Request a Consultation – Hire Us to Fill Your Job Openings What do people really mean when they ask about corporate culture? It’s nice to be able to take your dog to work or have an office softball team. Those kinds of things are important in cultivating a company’s culture.… Read more

4 Tips to Impress a Client During an Interview

Request a Consultation – Hire Us to Fill Your Job Openings If you’re a job candidate, what can do to make sure that you impress the hiring authorities in your interview? First off, make a great first impression. 90% of hiring authorities make their decision within the first two minutes… Read more

5 Tricks to Make Hiring a Treat

Halloween may be here but don’t “freak out” when a top performing staff member has left your company and you have big shoes to fill! Here are a few tricks to help make the recruiting process “less scary.” 1.) Stay positive  Finding top talent for your company is a process, so… Read more

Friendsgiving

Registration: Each team of two must pay a $75 entry fee that can be paid in the following ways: Through this PayPal link Directly to Be the Match – Please send confirmation of donation to Katie Hesselmann at katie.hesselmann@govig.com Through cash or check given to Katie Hesselmann in person. If… Read more

Five ways to attract top talent through an internship program

A recap on Govig’s Summer Internship Program Internships are not only a competitive process for students. Attracting top talent on the company side can be a difficult process as well. With internships sometimes looking the same on paper by presenting similar ‘real-life’ work, what can a company offer to set… Read more