I imagine at some point back in the 60’s and 70’s the concept of providing recruiting services under a contingency arrangement made since. Back then many “employment agencies” as they were known, were exactly just that: Clearing houses for local companies they held established relationships with.
There are subtle and not-so-subtle clues as to whether or not your client hiring team (whether consisting of one individual or several decision makers) has its act together.
Sometimes we as consultants, can provide the “consultative” part of our service to bring a search into the realm of reality. More often than not, we come to realize early in the process that instead of a workable, recruitable search, what we have is just simply one big mess not worth bothering with.
Prudent to Delegate Duty to Independent Contractor
The California Supreme Court resolved disputes between different district courts of appeal with regard to the duty raised by the California Occupational and Safety and Heath Act (CalOSHA) and whether it is delegable to an independent contractor.
Almost everyone involved in selling a product or service understands that, in order to complete a sale, the potential buyer must reach a point where they believe the value (whether perceived or real) of the product or service is greater than its’ cost. In terms of our industry, our fee must be justified by the value of our service. This begs the question:
Connectiquette is not a typo or a state in New England. It refers to a process of thoughtful deliberation.
This age of the network and personal collaboration is bringing important benefits to people around the world. Technology has brought us all closer together, afforded the ability to create like communities, given voice to all and particularly to those who previously had no voice and enabled countless good deeds and beneficiaries.