Category Archives: Talent Access


How to Build a Strong Social Media Calendar

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Building a social media calendar can mean the difference between feeling overwhelmed by the pressure of posting and feeling reassured you are on the right track to building and sharing your subject matter expertise. Here’s how to get started: Identify Your Goal Start by asking yourself what you’re hoping to achieve by posting to LinkedIn. […]

4 Questions to Ask Before You Post on LinkedIn

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“Fluffy” LinkedIn posts featuring fun facts and photos from your office’s recent Taco Tuesday celebration aren’t helping you build a brand as a knowledgeable, premier talent advisor. But that doesn’t mean you need to produce expensive videos and podcasts to build credibility as a talent access subject matter expert.  Written content can be just as […]

The Top 3 Reasons More Talent Access Firms Choose MRI

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Whether you’re going it alone or migrating an existing team, choosing to join a search network is a big decision with hundreds of considerations along the way. Our team is used to answering questions ranging from tools and events to logistics and cost, and yet the final choice to join  MRI often comes down to […]

How to Build a Successful Contract Staffing Practice

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There is a lot of talk about how contract staffing can protect you from the ups and downs of the economy, and how it is counter-cyclical to perm. There is some truth to this statement, but you need to peel back the layers. It is true that contract staffing can minimize the roller coaster nature […]

The 10-4-2 Strategy: How to Connect with Industry Leaders on LinkedIn

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What if I told you that you could get in front of anyone on your desk without ever picking up the phone?  I developed the 10-4-2 Strategy as a simple, repeatable framework to get the attention of high-value contacts in your DIG by leveraging the power of LinkedIn. It’s one of the most effective ways […]

Do the Math: The Lifetime Value of Joining MRINetwork

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As the leader of a recruiting firm, you’re busy hiring, making placements, paying bills, keeping clients happy, and building new relationships — which is exactly how your days should be structured.  Having said that, the World of Work has seen more change in the past 24 months than in the previous 24 years combined. You […]

Unwinding the Headline: A Worksheet

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Sharing your perspectives and subject matter expertise with your network is critical to reaching a wider audience, demonstrating your value as a search specialist, and proving your ability to support your clients’ businesses. But if you’ve never produced content before, it can feel daunting to know where to start.  If you’re feeling stuck at the […]

3 Steps to Sharing the Perfect LinkedIn Post

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You’ve found an article that’s relevant to your audience and copied it into the “Start a post” field at the top of LinkedIn. It’s just about time to press “Publish”, but before you do, review this foolproof checklist to ensure you’re about to get the most mileage out of your post.  1. Add Your Unique […]