How to Recruit Your Dream Team and Crush the Competition

By David Perry

Hiring Greatness Books

Hire your way to greatness

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WHETHER YOU're new to the recruiting industry or working on your 100th placement, executive recruiting for dummies AND HIRING GREATNESS offer full-spectrum guides for finding the right people... without wasting time or money.

Should you Read Hiring Greatness?

Hiring Greatness is best read by New Recruiters, Consultants, Start-Up Founders and Board Members who want a full understanding of their hiring process. 

New recruiters

Not a fan of Trial by Fire?
We’ve got you covered!

  • Best Practices Explained
  • Build a Workflow
  • Engage Passive Candidates
  • Negotiate a Win-Win


Understand the If’s and Why’s of your Client’s Hiring Process.

  • Solidify your Position
  • Transition to Permanency
  • Streamline Project Management

start-up founders

Building a team on top of building a business is HARD WORK.

  • Recruit your C-Suite
  • Benchmark for “Fit”
  • Lead Meaningful Interviews
  • Recruiter Proof your Hires

board members

Learn the hiring process and how your decisions impact it.

  • Influence Stakeholders
  • Reduce Opportunity Costs
  • Minimize Risk
  • Manage Human Investment

Don’t see yourself above? Our advanced book may be more your speed. Check-out Hiring Greatness here!

HERE's What You Will Learn


There are a million and one ways to run a search... But only a few run it well. We take the guesswork out by showing you how, step-by-step, from start to signature.


No King or Queen Rules Alone. Learn who the major players are within and without your organization, and how you can leverage these relationships during your hires.


Skill means nothing if a candidate just doesn't fit your team or culture. Learn how to gauge and nail down one of the hardest aspects of judging a candidate.


Keep your interviews organized, informative and on-time. Learn how to ask the right questions, and more importantly, spot the right answers; and suss out the liars.

Take a Peak Inside

Behavioral Interviewing

Learn to assess and understand the interviewee's career history and performance. The premise of this interview is that past behavior is the best predictor of future conduct.

Candidate Road Map

A search strategy that details the who, what, where, when and how of approaching all qualified prospects in a systematic manner.

Navigating Counter Offers

Whether it's coming from the candidate's employer, or the candidate themselves, learn how not to trip right before the finish line.

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Compensation Negotiation

Once the groundwork has been done to define the issues and decision points in a candidate’s mind and your company’s compensation parameters are understood, a compensation package can be developed. In every executive compensation package there are five basic elements to consider.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Just as you may have had some type of Service Level Agreement with companies in your private life, i.e., your cable company, residential lawn maintenance, new car warranty agreement or other such services; having a service level agreement with your external recruiter is also quite simply a smart way to do business.


When a new employee starts their new position, it is essential that you offer a welcoming work environment with informed colleagues and a fully-equipped work space; helping to ensure that the new employees feel “settled in” on their first day.

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