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5 Reasons to Consult an Industry-Focused Recruiter

Posted by Ginni Garner

Your employees favor avocado spinach smoothies for breakfast and tofu lettuce wraps for lunch. They think your corporate sustainability initiatives could use a revamp.

Meanwhile, your new Chief of Operations considers chicken saltimbocca the perfect lunchtime nibble. He also thinks your...

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Topics: executive recruiters, nutraceutical, recruitment firm, Nutraceutical Industry Executive Search

Navigating A Remote Workforce In The Supplement Industry

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Article updated: 6/25/19

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Topics: dietary supplement, hiring strategies, functional foods, natural ingredients industry, remote hiring

Defining the Role – 4 Steps to Creating a Better Job Description

Posted by Ginni Garner

What is the one thing that I tell my clients they must do before writing a job description? Define the Role by crafting a Position Success Profile.  While a traditional job description outlines the responsibilities and requirements, a clearly defined Position Success Profile can:

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Topics: performance metrics, hiring, job description

Healthy is Hot...Why that's good for the Natural Products Jobs Market

Posted by Ginni Garner

The whole food/healthy living movement, once the passion of a small segment of the overall consumer population, has gone mainstream over the past few years. Some call it the “Dr. Oz” effect, pointing to this popular physician’s impact on educating the general public about healthy living and...

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Topics: natural products jobs, nutritional supplements, natural products, natural products industry

The Best Time of Year for Employee Evaluations

Posted by Ginni Garner

Performing employee evaluations is one of the most critical tasks that any manager has. Regular reviews keep employees engaged because it makes them feel valued and gives them a guideline for how to improve and grow within the company. Without reviews and the praise inherent in this type of...

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Topics: employee review

New Name. New Team Members. Enhanced Services.

Posted by Ginni Garner

Since joining the Sanford Rose Associates® Network in 2004, we have been fortunate to grow our network of Consumer Health and Food industry executives throughout the United States, Canada and internationally. Our Sanford Rose Associates® affiliation has afforded our firm a foundation for best...

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Topics: recruitment, health & wellness, natural products, vitamins, executives, The Garner Group, nutritional ingredients, Sanford Rose Associates® Network

Deliberate Design of Your Corporate Culture

Posted by Ginni Garner

Over a career spanning nearly half a century, Harvard University psychology professor J. Richard Hackman garnered widespread esteem and accolades for pioneering the study of team dynamics. Following the events of 9/11, Hackman led a team designed to evaluate what makes intelligence units...

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Topics: corporate culture, business culture, sanford rose associates

The 5 Most Important Elements of Executive Compensation Packages

Posted by Ginni Garner

Once you have identified the right person for your executive opening, it’s important to ensure you don't 'lose' them at the offer stage. Don’t mistakenly think that because you’re offering the position, you are in a stronger negotiating position. I have seen many employment negotiations fall...

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Topics: executive recruiter, executive compensation, new executive hire, dietary supplement industry compensation, natural products industry compensation

Online Recruiting - Not That Effective

Posted by Ginni Garner

ExecuNet, an executive job board, surveyed search firm recruiters last month to get a handle on the effectiveness of online recruiting, when looking for executive-level candidates. The bottom line is that the whole process can work, but it's very time consuming. For each job that is publically...

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Topics: recruiter, online recruiting, executive, job board

10 Questions to Ask a Consumer Products Recruiter

Posted by Ginni Garner

When you’re seeking an executive recruiter to fill a key position, asking the right questions will help you find someone with the right skill set and experience. There are many recruitment firms out there; because you’re paying good money and depending on the recruiter to deliver qualified...
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Topics: recruiter, natural foods industry, consumer products, natural health industry

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