Leadership Spotlight: Donald Taylor, The Story of an Undercover Boss

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  With over a decade of experience, Stark Lane provides world-class organizations with the leaders who make quality healthcare possible. The nature of our work presents the opportunity to build relationships with industry leaders. The Leadership Spotlight series was created to share real-world leadership concepts, strategies, and ideas, applicable not only to healthcare, but to all industries.   As the … Read More

Distinguishing Factors for Search Firm Selection

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  As unemployment falls to a record low and hiring new talent for your growing organization becomes increasingly more difficult, identifying the right partner for recruiting and staffing services has never been more critical. During periods of economic growth, the recruiting and staffing industry grows considerably. This is due not only to market demand but also to low barriers to … Read More

5 Trends in Healthcare to Watch in 2018

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  The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), North Texas Chapter and East Texas Forum, hosted their 2018 Spring Education Summit on May 25th. Physician integration approaches, customer service in healthcare, executive role in IT decision and executive onboarding were the topics discussed in this all-day event. Here are 5 trends in Healthcare to watch in 2018: 1. The Importance … Read More

Search Firm Selection: Seek Certified Professionals

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It can be difficult to distinguish amateurs from professionals in the recruiting and staffing industry. This market has notoriously low barriers to entry and grows exponentially in a strong economy. Today, in the age of technology and a thriving economy, many new organizations and consultants with little to no experience have entered the market. We have seen frustration from hiring … Read More

Stark Lane at the 2017 National Association of Personnel Services Conference

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  Stark Lane had the pleasure to once again be a part of The National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS) Annual Conference. The NAPS 2017 Conference is the premier education opportunity representing the search, recruiting, and staffing industry. This year’s conference took place at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center.   The NAPS conference in Denver was possibly … Read More

Enhance Your Recruitment Process in Three Simple Steps

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You have just been notified of a resignation. Your company lost an “A” player from the organization’s C-suite. You are responsible for filling more than one hundred open positions and your company is heavily relying on your recruitment expertise. Naturally, you upload the requisition to your ATS and hope for the best. Several days go by, you haven’t received any … Read More

The First Impression

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“We don’t know where our first impressions come from or precisely what they mean, so we don’t always appreciate their fragility.” –Malcolm Gladwell With unemployment below five percent, growing demand for people with specialized skills, and a candidate pool desensitized to traditional recruitment methods, your professional recruiters, in-house and third-party alike, are working harder than ever. They are inventing new … Read More

Winning the War for Talent in a Candidate Driven Market

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It’s an exciting time! Your company is growing, your superstars are being promoted, and you are finally able to authorize new positions to lighten the load of the team members who carried you through the hard times. On the flipside of the excitement, all these wonderful events have created empty seats. You have exhausted your succession plans and you simply … Read More