When Rona Borre formed Instant Alliance in 2001 in a spare bedroom of her Chicago condo, she knew exactly what she was doing. She was putting together the company that today is one of the fastest growing staffing and recruiting companies in the United States.
Success does not happen by accident and Borre is solid proof of that. She is a hard worker, and she is smart too. Borre says that most companies go about hiring in the wrong way. The status quo in hiring people has the HR office rifling through hundreds of resumes and then interviewing a lot of people for the job. Click on chicagobusiness.com for related article.
Borre says that rather than go through that cattle call, she prefers to get to know the top management of the company who is looking for candidates and from that high-level relationship. She wants to know the culture of the company, which they have hired in the past who have worked out, and everything else about the position and the company. Read this interesting article.
When she has the information she needs, she goes out and finds that individual will do the best job and recommends that he or she be hired. The attrition rate of her recommendations has only been 1% over the past 15 years, which is better than any in the entire staffing industry. Also, check conferences.shrm.org.