What to Look For in an “Inexperienced” Candidate

Everyone is unique. Each one of us have our own strengths and weaknesses. We’ve all lead different paths in life. In truth, no one can be said to be actually “inexperienced.” Whether an applicant is fresh out of college or looking for a career change, you shouldn’t be worried about them being inexperienced. There are … Continue reading What to Look For in an “Inexperienced” Candidate

3 Reasons Why You Should Improve Your Candidate Experience

What is candidate experience? Candidate experience is how a job seeker reacts to a company’s recruiting process. There are hundreds of articles out there on how to improve candidate experience. It’s a topic that’s been gaining much popularity in the recruiting world, but why does it matter? There are billions of people out there looking … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Improve Your Candidate Experience

How to Retain New Employees by Giving Orientations – Aldebaran Recruiting

Retaining employees can have a huge impact on your company. Dr. John Sullivan from San Francisco State University have found that employee retention can lead to huge changes to your turnover. As we all know, turnover is a huge issue and the ability to impact turnover is a key to increase stability, growth, and success. … Continue reading How to Retain New Employees by Giving Orientations – Aldebaran Recruiting

Planting the Seeds of Small Business Success By Lily Winsaft – Aldebaran Recruiting

Forrest Gump, the movie, greatly impacted me when it came out several years ago. I still remember its many inspirational scenes and messages. Of course, there’s the very famous line, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” That expression has almost become an icon in our culture, and … Continue reading Planting the Seeds of Small Business Success By Lily Winsaft – Aldebaran Recruiting

Meet The Team – Brandi Wheeler With Lance Winsaft – Aldebaran Recruiting

  We hope you are having a great week and easing into Autumn. In this latest installment of our “Meet The Team” video updates, Lance sat down for a brief chat with our Georgia sweetheart, Brandi Wheeler. Brandi is a rockstar recruiter and is also a huge football fan… GO DAWGS!   Feel free to connect … Continue reading Meet The Team – Brandi Wheeler With Lance Winsaft – Aldebaran Recruiting

Aldebaran Recruiting Team in NYC For AdWeek – The Power Of Networking

  Two members of our San Diego recruiting team have been spending the week in New York City for AdWeek. Brandi Wheeler and Jackie Kellam have been enjoying the networking opportunities, conferences, talks, and meeting with many of our amazing clients.    Networking is critical in any industry and events like AdWeek provide not only … Continue reading Aldebaran Recruiting Team in NYC For AdWeek – The Power Of Networking

Meet The Team – Mark Kapov With Lance Winsaft – Aldebaran Recruiting

This is a continuation of our “Meet The Team” video updates. Today I sat down with Mark Kapov, one of our rockstar senior recruiters. Mark is an all around great guy! More to come in the future with other team members. Keywords: executive recruiting, recruiting, advertising, marketing, media, sales, pr, public relations, business, financial, hiring, … Continue reading Meet The Team – Mark Kapov With Lance Winsaft – Aldebaran Recruiting

Introducing The San Diego Team – Aldebaran Associates Recruiting

This is a quick video making some formal introductions of our team members here in San Diego. More to come on each team member individually! Keywords: executive recruiting, recruiting, advertising, marketing, media, sales, pr, public relations, business, financial, hiring, ad agency, san diego, miami, atlanta, new york, los angeles, chicago, san francisco, long beach, lance winsaft, … Continue reading Introducing The San Diego Team – Aldebaran Associates Recruiting

Hello From The San Diego Aldebaran Recruiting Team!

Hi everyone, Here is a quick video introduction of our Aldebaran Recruiting San Diego office team. We started to record a series of different videos that gives you a closer look at what our team looks like.  We want everyone to put faces to our name. Hope you enjoy!   Keywords: executive recruiting, recruiting, advertising, … Continue reading Hello From The San Diego Aldebaran Recruiting Team!

Inner Knowing for Entrepreneurs- Accessing Solutions to Your Business Problems, Part 2

Below are my top three tips to bring truth and wisdom to your life so you can succeed in your business in the way that you have always dreamed possible: 1.   Spend at least 15 minutes a day in silence, 30 minutes is even better.  This sounds easy and almost silly. But I can … Continue reading Inner Knowing for Entrepreneurs- Accessing Solutions to Your Business Problems, Part 2

Inner Knowing for Entrepreneurs- Accessing Solutions to Your Business Problems – By Our CEO Lily Winsaft, Part 1

Consultants are expensive. When you contract a consultant, you are paying for expertise that you do not have. This can be very valuable. Indeed, I have benefited greatly from “selling” my knowledge to those that do not know what I know. And I have earned every bit of financial reward gained through helping others where … Continue reading Inner Knowing for Entrepreneurs- Accessing Solutions to Your Business Problems – By Our CEO Lily Winsaft, Part 1

Our CEO, Lily Winsaft On The Brink Of Getting Published – First Novel, See Link!

Wake the F*ck UpA Young Man’s Souljourn SynopsisYoung people are faced with all kinds of turbulent experiences. So many of our children today are battling depression, anxiety and addiction. Suicide rates among children and young adults is skyrocketing. This is alarming. We must teach our young people that suffering is not necessary. We must teach them to … Continue reading Our CEO, Lily Winsaft On The Brink Of Getting Published – First Novel, See Link!

Salary Negotiations, What Is The Right Approach In Todays Job Market? Learn From A Recruiter!

Salary isn’t everything, although yes it is important. There are many ways to negotiate a strong offer, and one should always keep in mind that the main focus should be “is this the right career move for me?” Too often do candidates get caught in a myopic view of an offer and lose sight of the … Continue reading Salary Negotiations, What Is The Right Approach In Todays Job Market? Learn From A Recruiter!

Can You Ever Get Enough Interview Tips? Avoid Interview Mistakes.

What do you think is one of the biggest mistakes candidates make while interviewing? One very common mistake we see candidates make time and again is that they don’t let their enthusiasm and excitement for the role and company really shine through during their interview. Hiring mangers want to hire team members that are enthusiastic … Continue reading Can You Ever Get Enough Interview Tips? Avoid Interview Mistakes.

The Millennial Generation And Today’s Workforce – Making It Work

With so much negative thought out there on the millennial generation it’s good to see more articles looking at the millennial generation holistically – and I’m not talking about a defense of the generation. Does the millennial generation deserve to be vilified? No. Do millennials need to be responsible for how they operate in the … Continue reading The Millennial Generation And Today’s Workforce – Making It Work

Hiring Top Talent – Negotiation Skills for Small Business Owners – Hiring Tips

Talented professionals, the right ones for your company, are not so “easy” to come by as most small business owners can attest. Heck, hiring in general is not an easy task for any size company, even those with marquis brands. In a relatively strong economy, top-notch professionals have choices. So when you find a good … Continue reading Hiring Top Talent – Negotiation Skills for Small Business Owners – Hiring Tips

How To Survive Corporate Politics

“Survival of the fittest” is a phrase that originated when Charles Darwin wrote on his theory of natural selection. The phrase was actually coined by Herbert Spencer after reading Darwin’s “On the Origin of Species.” Basically, the theory is that nature will consistently ensure the survival of a species through the “natural selection” if its … Continue reading How To Survive Corporate Politics

Behaviors to Avoid When Pursuing New Business

Your clients basically sign your paychecks. So if you think you don’t have a boss because you own your own business, you are sadly mistaken. Once you acquire a client there is a host of matters you and your staff must attend to in order to keep that client happy and returning to buy more … Continue reading Behaviors to Avoid When Pursuing New Business

Balancing Professional And Personal Lives Is A Continual Challenge.

In the very beginning I worked almost eighteen hours a day. It was not a pretty sight, to say the least. As the business got more stabilized, actually, as I personally got more stabilized…it became apparent if I didn’t work on balancing my life with my work that I would burn out. One way I … Continue reading Balancing Professional And Personal Lives Is A Continual Challenge.

Corporate Culture – A Values View From the Outside In

Human Resources and the professionals that carry out this function play a key role in how companies develop the values that ultimately express themselves in the culture of an organization. Corporate culture is important because it is the bedrock on which a company grows and sustains the most important asset it possesses…its people. Unfortunately, culture … Continue reading Corporate Culture – A Values View From the Outside In

Message from The Founder and CEO

I’ve always known I wanted to make the world a better place, even if it was by reaching out and making a difference in just one person’s life. Searching for and wanting to know my purpose (as many of us do for much of our young adult lives) consumed me. Then one day it occurred … Continue reading Message from The Founder and CEO

Our Philosophy:

We believe in the true alignment of client and candidate. While we look for the required skills and experience, we concentrate on matching personalities and core values. Corporate cultures vary enormously and companies strive for balance within their existing teams when they are adding staff. We meet every client and practice sound due diligence when … Continue reading Our Philosophy:

Our Values:

We value long-term relationships with clients and candidates. We work as partners to facilitate that rapport and continue the relationship long after the engagement is complete. We keep our word and assure you of the highest ethical standards at all times. We are committed to: Integrity, honesty and direct communication Mutual respect and confidentiality at … Continue reading Our Values:

Testimonials

M.G., MBA Marketing

"Definitely the best decision I could have made. To get a great job you need not only an excellent resume, but you also need to understand what you are good at, what are your skills and in what kind of jobs and companies you will succeed. Aldebaran Associates' coaching services really helped with all these…"

T.H., Channel Sales Manager – Latin America

"Working with Aldebaran Associates was an excellent experience. In today's job search environment, finding a recruiter that represents you and sells you well has become very difficult. Aldebaran took the time to research thoroughly my professional background and assessed quite well the match with my current employer." "By caring for the candidate's interests and those of their clients, Aldebaran maximizes the successful outcome of their business. They have a pool of happy corporate clients and a pool of happy, well-placed candidates. I personally would recommend Aldebaran Associates to any corporate entity looking for excellent talent."