Breaking the Covid Interviewing Experience

by Veronica Blatt

Our guest blogger is Roman Duty of Recruiting Services International / RSI in Rushville, Indiana. RSI is a boutique executive search firm that celebrated 50 consecutive years of business in 2020. The firm provides highly individualized recruiting services to clients on a local, regional, and international basis. The firm’s recruiting activities are focused on high-level technical search and managerial placement in many manufacturing arenas.

In 2020, the recruiting industry has witnessed a record number of counteroffers, fall-offs, no-shows, and ghosting from all parties involved. Sadly, as we move past Q1 2021, COVID doesn’t appear to be going anywhere anytime soon. Are the masses losing common courtesy to commit to their word, or the gumption to just be forthright when they change their mind or are displeased? Perhaps the relationships that are built are just too superficial, due to the speed and ease of technology, so everyone treats each other as transactional. Fingers point both directions. Read the rest of this entry »


Good Onboarding Can Make or Break Placements

by Dave Nerz

onboarding word cloudRecruiting has never been easy, regardless of what your clients think. You are typically asking someone to leave their employer to move to a new and unknown situation, and we know people do not like change. This is a huge unknown for most candidates you place. They research, they hope and in the end they take a risk and accept the position. Lots of fear, lots of change headed their way. An effective onboarding process can ease the transition. In these times, onboarding has become more difficult, but significantly more critical to making a new hire work for the long-term. Read the rest of this entry »