The Morisey-Dart Blog.

News, advice and insights from the minds of Morisey-Dart Group executive recruiters.


A Top Candidate Rejects Your Offer, Now What?

Here’s how to move forward when a top candidate rejects your offer: Revisit your interviewing process, as a company. If a candidate rejects your offer, it can be because they had a bad experience. To figure out what went wrong…review the structure of the interview process with key stakeholders. That way, everyone is on the… Read more »

Words and Phrases You Should Avoid Using in a Job Interview

Here are the words and phrases you should avoid using in a job interview. #1 Need: A job interview is not about focusing on your needs as a possible employee. Instead talk about the value you can bring to the organization. “This is the time to talk about their needs and what you can do… Read more »

How to Invest in Outside Skills Training that Can Get You Hired More Quickly

If you’re on the market for a job and want to boost your skills to get hired more quickly, there are many opportunities available. From going back to school to enrolling in a certificate program via online courses, you can constantly be learning and improving to help yourself standout among what’s probably a crowded field… Read more »

How Sharp Are Your Negotiating Skills?

Chris Voss, a featured keynote speaker, one of the preeminent practitioners of negotiation skills in the world, and a former top FBI hostage negotiator and author of the book Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It, has developed a handbook of negotiation principles and techniques that are invaluable in the… Read more »

How to Increase New Hire Retention in a High-Turnover Work Environment

With unemployment at a record low, new hires have no problem leaving one job opportunity to try another if they are not happy. The question is, “What can be done to keep your new hires happy so they don’t want to look for other opportunities in the first place?” According to the Allied Workforce Mobility… Read more »

How a Great Employee Referral Program Can Help You Promote Your Employer Brand

It’s no secret: Employee referral programs can greatly help your organization find and hire top talent. After all, where best to find potential new employees than by tapping into current workers, who share your firm’s values and who are already helping you run a successful business? “Employee referral programs can be an effective way to… Read more »

How a Personal Website and LinkedIn Can Help You Woo Recruiters

If you’re trying to secure a new job, chances are you want to pull out all the stops to get the strongest companies to pay attention to your resume and career. These days, building a strong personal brand can go a long way in helping you stand out from other candidates as a more highly… Read more »

How to Boost Efficiency During the Recruitment Process without Losing the Human Element

As a hiring authority, when you’re looking to hire top talent for your business, it can often become a numbers game. That means getting as many candidates through the door as possible, on phone screens and in front of hiring managers. However, while that may be successful in securing many potential interviews, it can also… Read more »

Looking for a New Job Opportunity? How to Stand Out from the Crowd and Shine!

When job hunting, you want to pull out all the stops to impress top companies. Here’s how a personal website and LinkedIn profile can help you get noticed! In today’s work world, a strong personal brand is more important than ever. Creating a custom website and having a detailed LinkedIn profile page can give you… Read more »

Need Top Talent for Your Organization? ACT NOW!

It’s summertime…the time of year when the weather around the nation is more enjoyable for most and decision makers and their employees tend to take their vacations. This means that the hiring process usually goes on the back burner, but at what cost? You need top talent for your organization NOW. Do you want your… Read more »