Right-on-the-nose recruiting for top people

Employment today is as much about purpose and relationship as it is about the job. Why do you do what you do—can you express it clearly? And what’s so special about your leadership—why would people want to follow you into battle every day? How well do you communicate your “why” to candidates and employees? How […]

Setting Crucial Expectations for Remote Work

Wi-Fi makes location irrelevant. No matter how much the distance between you and your remote team, setting expectations provides the road map you need to achieve your goals. Clear, mutual expectations enable you to establish milestones and celebrate progress; delegate more easily and hold people accountable; and engage high achievers looking for a challenge. We’ve […]

You’ll Never Walk Alone

When I was in high school, John Hampton and I sang “You’ll never walk alone” for the memorial service of a beloved guidance counselor. The lyrics were comforting then and now: “When you walk through a storm Hold your head up high And don’t be afraid of the dark At the end of a storm […]

Kathleen Quinn Votaw Awarded 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year!

We are so proud of Kathleen for earning this award in our respective category of $2 – 5 Million in Annual Revenues. The Enterprising Women of the Year Awards is widely considered one of the most prestigious recognition programs for women business owners. As her team, we get to see her amazing leadership, thoughtfulness, and […]

TalenTrust Awarded Recruitment Project by State of Arkansas 100-plus Contract Workers Will Support State in fight against COVID-19

Little Rock, AR October, 2020 – TalenTrust, a nationally recognized, privately held recruiting firm serving organizations across the US was selected by the State of Arkansas to address workforce hiring requirements presented by COVID-19. TalenTrust will help lead the Arkansas Department of Health in filling more than 100 contract positions in response to an overwhelming […]

Things You Can Do to Protect Your Culture & Brand in Recovery

Businesses have taken a major hit because of circumstances outside our control. But take comfort from the power to protect our unique culture and employment brand from the same fateful hit. Hard times may challenge the way you operate your business but should never change the values that define who you are as a company.  Culture, home to beliefs and values, represents your company’s essence and competitive edge as well as how you’re known in the […]

The Middle Road Between Business and Burnout

Apple has doubled its value since the start of the pandemic, to $2 trillion. Target’s profits surged with online sales that almost tripled as a result of Covid-19. If only these were everyone’s stories! It may seem counterintuitive during these hard times, but recruiting firms continue to grow as well, and it has much to […]

Unity Begins with “Made in the USA”

The entire world is in an upheaval, and to manage it we need to invest in America. So, I’m delighted to see that “Made in the USA” is making a comeback despite, and in some cases maybe because of, Covid-19, along with the current civil unrest and political climate. For many years, companies have moved […]

Recovery Phase 3: Reimagining Success

If you look at just the numbers, things still look pretty bleak with more than 33 million Americans unemployed, millions more workers underemployed, and predictions for possible unemployment rates above 10 percent continuing into next year. I don’t believe that’s the story of our future! We’re capable of doing great things and I’m seeing it […]

Recruiting Strategies for Phase 2 Recovery

Now that we’re in phase 2 of the recovery and getting back to work, when it comes to talent, you may feel like you’ve shifted from looking for water in a desert to finding a needle in a haystack. Both are time consuming and require the right resources. Both also offer the opportunity to reevaluate […]