Posts by Ty Anderson

7 Key Strategies for Recruiting a Senior-Level Candidate

Recruiting senior candidates for upper-level positions in your company can be a delicate dance that is markedly different from recruiting and hiring lower-level employees. Here are a few key strategies designed to keep in mind when you’re looking to replace someone in your C-suite. Cast your net wider than your own network. This is one of many reasons an executive search firm is a vital ally in recruiting and hiring top-level positions. Your network is only so large, and the big fish might be swimming outside of it. A recruiter will have a huge network of candidates, even those who are
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Tips for hiring millennials

Hiring top talent is more difficult than ever these days, due in no small part to the historically low unemployment rate. It has led hiring managers and recruiters alike to hone their strategies, refine their processes and even assess their companies in order to be competitive in the hiring game. Much of their focus has been on millennials — how to attract them, how to hire them and how to keep them. Why millennials? Sheer numbers. The year 2020 is ushering in an important turning point for the U.S. population and, by default, the workplace as well. This year, according
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6 questions to ask before recruiting and hiring a top executive

Hiring a top executive is a daunting proposition. There are few decisions you can make that are more critical to your success than the makeup of your leadership team. Unfortunately, making that kind of crucial hire is easier said than done. Even if you and/or your internal HR department are great at hiring entry and mid-level employees, hiring top execs, especially a president or CEO, is a completely different ballgame. Here are some of the top questions you should consider when recruiting and hiring people to lead your company. What are your needs for this position? Sit down with your executive
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Your corporate culture impacts everything from hiring to retention to the employee experience. Here’s why.

There are few things as important to a business as a good, positive company culture. It impacts everything from hiring the best talent to keeping those star employees happy, to your employer brand and even your bottom line. Research shows companies with a killer culture are stronger and more profitable. Here are some stats about company culture to chew on: According to Deloitte research, 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe company culture is important to the overall success of the business, with 82% saying it’s a competitive advantage. Companies appearing on Fortune’s annual 100 Best Companies to Work
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Why you need an executive search firm to fill your C-suite vacancy

You’ve got a vacancy in your C-suite. The circumstances resulting in that vacancy can vary — retirement of an invaluable leader, a new opportunity elsewhere lured one of your best away, even a less-than-amicable parting — but one factor is a constant. You need to fill that vacancy as soon as possible with a stellar, impressive hire. Not to be too dramatic about it, but your company’s future depends on it. Unfortunately, making that kind of crucial hire is easier said than done. Even if you and/or your internal HR department are great at hiring entry and mid-level employees, when
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What is an executive search firm?

An executive search firm is a team of recruiting experts who are able to locate high-level talent for companies that are looking to add to their leadership teams. But, what are you really getting when you hire an executive search firm? A Partner One of the first things a good executive search firm will do when you start working with them is get to know the ins and outs of you and your company. They’ll have many questions, and you should have a few for them as well. The goal of your initial meetings is to establish a relationship between
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What it’s Like Working with Andcor

Have you ever wondered what it might be like to work with an executive recruiting agency? Maybe you’ve worked with an agency in the past but the experience didn’t live up to your expectations. At Andcor, we lead with transparency and would like to give you an idea up-front of what it’s like to work with our team. It’s a Partnership The foundation of Andcor is rooted in relationships that we’ve built with individuals and companies over the years. Our ability to create and maintain these relationships opens up a vast network of qualified candidates our clients may not otherwise
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6 Benefits Your Startup Can’t Get Without Hiring an Executive Search Firm

Searching for a new executive takes exponential amounts of time and a level of recruiting expertise and networking that is difficult for most internal teams to attain. If you’re thinking about going it alone and looking for your next executive yourself, first take a quick look at six major benefits you’ll miss out on by not bringing in an executive search firm.  A Neutral Actor When a company is looking for an executive internally, there are a lot of opinions and potential emotions attached to the decision. Everyone has different requests and priorities and may have trouble seeing things from
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Tips for Attracting Top Talent to Your Startup

Finding top talent can be difficult, therefore as a growing startup, you should take a few measures to ensure top talent is able to find you. You run an amazing company, have a stellar team, and do impactful work. Here are a few ways you can put that information at the forefront to attract top talent to your startup for your next round of exceptional employees. Thinking about expanding your leadership team? Not without downloading our “Building Your Startup Dream Team” ebook first! Identify and Declare Your Purpose and Values If you want insightful forward-thinkers to find your company both as
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Why would I hire Andcor?

Andcor is a family company, local to Minnesota, founded in 1969 on the strong belief that the success of an emerging company starts with an excellent leadership team that believes in a shared vision. Almost 50 years later, under the direction of a new generation, we still hold strong to this belief. So, why would you want to work with us? Here are a few reasons that are at the top of our list.   Our Network-Centric Approach Helps You Hire Faster Here at Andcor, we utilize a network-centric approach. We believe this helps us find you better leaders faster
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