Archives for 16 Dec,2013

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The Interview Process

One of the keys to successful recruitment and retention is the interview process. Many times, managers are more concerned with filling positions rather than finding the right candidate. Or they dismiss learning entirely, erroneously thinking that anyone...
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Networking: Nuances of an Artform

We’ve all heard the adage about being successful – “It’s not what you know; it’s who you know.”   Before I even knew how the dynamics of personal relationships worked in the professional world, I understood that having them was important....
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The Resume

Graduation arrives and with it comes a flurry of activity and opportunity.   When a recruiter calls, the last thing you want to worry about is your resume.   A summary of your professional life, your resume should be polished, proofed and prove...
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Who Cares About Candidate Control?

Ever since I started in this business 15 years ago (yes, I am one of the few who found value – and still do – in a recruitment career thanks to Xelerate) I’ve been preached to about “candidate control.”  Who cares about candidate control...
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Congratulations to our CEO, Emily Biscardi, a Smart CEO 2013 Brava Award Winner

Emily V. Biscardi, founder and CEO of Xelerate, LLC recently received a Brava! Award, which recognizes 25 of Greater Philadelphia’s women business leaders.   Presented by Philadelphia SmartCEO, the Brava! Award celebrates the distinguished achievements...
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