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Why would I pay a search fee when I can just post a job ad and find someone myself?

As seen in American Business Journals – July 2018   With unemployment so low, job applicants only make up about 5-10% of available talent and are just scraping the surface of qualified candidates. This means the most qualified candidates may not be applying to your job ads! Furthermore, job applicants are inbound and are not

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What businesses can do about the lack of diversity in the workplace

As seen in American Business Journals – Apr 19, 2018 From Uber to now Nike, you can’t deny diversity issues in corporate America are front and center in today’s news and on the minds of every executive of every major company in the nation. Uber experienced an embarrassing meltdown of its founder and CEO Travis Kalanick,

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Cowen Partners Candidates
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Why executive search firms should assume a fiduciary responsibility to represent a diverse candidate pool

As seen in American Business Journals – Apr 16, 2018 All too often, search firms compare themselves to the professional services offered by a law firm or management consultant. The firm wants to offer, then reap all the benefits of a trusting (and at times, confidential) client relationship, but assume none of the related responsibilities. In

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Cowen Partners Consulting
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Cowen Partners Named Top Staffing Firm

Cowen Partners, a West Coast executive search firm was recognized as a Top Staffing Firm in Oregon and Southwest Washington for 2017. It’s an honor to be one of the area’s top search firms” — Shawn Cole PORTLAND, OR, UNITED STATES, January 2, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ — Cowen Partners | Executive Search + Consulting, a West

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Is there a difference between recruiting and headhunting?

Besides the fact that headhunting has become a bad word in some HR circles, recruiting and headhunting are very different and are frequently used interchangeably without context. Recruiting is a passive way to source candidates by posting job ads online and reviewing the inbound applicants generated. We call this method “posting and praying” because there

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What is the difference between retained and contingent search?

We get this question a lot and if a client doesn’t ask, we still want to explain the difference. Retained or the “retainer” is paid upfront by the client to start the search. Typically half or 1/3rd of the fee. The rest is paid when the work is finished. No different than any other professional

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Cowen Partners Candidates
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Why should my company use an executive recruiter?

When good isn’t good enough, or qualified talent isn’t available, we will provide you the candidate that meets all of your needs. Beyond that, there are many more reasons why our client companies engage our recruiting services. We offer a lot of expertise in the search; while this may be a company’s first executive hire

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