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Attention Hiring Managers: 5 Tips for Improving the Hiring Process

As a hiring manager, it's your job to hire the candidate that is "most likely to succeed". No, we aren't referring to what their classmates in high school thought about them; we are talking about who is the right candidate for the job, fits well with the company culture and has the qualities that will be successful now and into the future.


Take Advantage of World Class Marketing Talent in our Region

Did you know that our region is quickly becoming known as one of the leading marketing and branding hotbeds in the country? In 2010 the Cincinnati USA Regional Partnership, along with branding and design leaders from LPK, unveiled the economic development campaign called "Cincinnati, the BrandHUB." We are fortunate to have consumer products companies like Procter & Gamble, Kroger, Macy's, Luxottica, and Kao Brands headquartered in the region.


Nancy Foster Retires After 18 Years of Outstanding Service

On September 14, 2012, Nancy Foster officially retired. It was a day of mixed emotions for all the employees at Baldwin Gilman. The team is sad to see Nancy go, but we are excited as she takes time off to enjoy life and to determine how her passion for small business will ignite her entrepreneurial spirit and take her to the next level of career success! Nancy's executive recruiting career at Baldwin Gilman spanned 18 years.


Rick Maier Joins Baldwin Gilman as Senior Recruiter

Rick Maier has a wealth of experience spanning a 30+ year career, beginning in public accounting, moving into banking, manufacturing, consulting and now executive recruiting. It is with great pleasure that Baldwin Gilman welcomes Rick Maier to the firm as a senior recruiter. "I've been friends with Rick for a number of years while he served in executive level roles at Snap Vector Consulting, LaSalle Bank and Global Fastening Solutions.


Structuring Compensation Packages for Attracting Executive Level Talent

You have finally identified the elusive, passive candidate who is a perfect fit for your hard-to-fill executive position. The interviews have gone very well and there is strong mutual interest. So, what will it take to seal the deal? What components of a compensation package will be right for securing this top-tier candidate?


Hiring and Recruiting Outlook for the Second Half of 2012

Eric Gilpin, President of the Staffing and Recruiting Group with CareerBuilder, reported in the Q2 2012 U.S. Job Forecast, "The U.S. economy continues to gain momentum and trend in a positive direction½" but continued saying, "there is still much work to be done." We can't agree more! The first half of the year has been steady, but not booming!


Baldwin Gilman Recognized as One of Greater Cincinnati's Fastest Growing Companies

Baldwin Gilman is pleased to have been recognized by the Cincinnati Business Courier as one of the 2012 "Fast 55", the 55 fastest growing privately-held companies in the region.


Baldwin Gilman? A National Search Firm?

Author--Michele Plessinger"We thought you guys just did local searches!" On occasion, we'll hear from one of our potential clients that they chose to use one of the "big guys" ½a National/Global Search Firm½.to manage a search for them. We have to wonder. Let's look at the facts


Improve Your Interviewing

Interviewing potential new employees is obviously a critical step in hiring. It's also hard and, in our experience, frequently not executed as well as it could be. With that in mind, here a few tips for improving your interviewing process


Happy Chinese New Year!! 2012 is the Year of the Dragon

The Dragon is the mightiest of the signs in the Chinese Zodiac and symbolizes dominance and ambition. A Dragon is a powerful leader--driven, unafraid of challenges, and willing to take risks! Dragons prefer to live by their own rules and if left on their own, are usually successful.