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Steve Lowisz of Qualigence, a research and recruiting firm
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Steve Lowisz, CEO and Founder of Qualigence, a research and recruiting firm that provides its clients the competitive intelligence, knowledge and resources necessary to improve their ability to identify & recruit the right talent joins Enterprise Radio.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Steve Lowisz discuss the following:
- Tell me how you got the name and what your company does?
- Intelligence about your competitors can be an important part of your success in today’s business climate. Can you provide an example of how that intelligence has helped a client.
- Is it correct that you don’t need any certification to become a recruiter? And I see you are trying to change the model? How?
- I know you are an established speaker as well, share with our listeners about what topics companies are asking you to speak about these days and their reaction to your talks?
- You are also an author as well. Tell us more about your book, “Recruit or Get out of the Way”.
Steve Lowisz is the Chief Executive Officer of Qualigence International, a recruitment research and professional search firm he founded in 1999. Specializing in identifying and attracting passive candidates for its clients, Steve created the company to be different than other recruiting firms.
With unique research methodologies, alternative pay structures, and candidate-focused recruiting practices, Qualigence quickly grew to become a trusted research and recruiting resource for many organizations. As a result, Qualigence has become the largest recruitment research firm in the United States, uncovering top talent for many Fortune 1000 companies. In additional to his role as CEO, Steve is very involved in the business development and operations of the entire organization.
Although Steve’s original niche is sales, he has become internationally known as an expert in the recruiting and talent acquisition industry. He is a highly-rated speaker for leading HR industry events and conferences, an author for various recruiting community resources and publications, an educator/trainer for The Recruitment Education Institute and other recruiting functions, and a speaker/consultant for several Fortune 500 organizations annually. Organizations including Cisco Systems, Starbucks, Allscripts, Zions Bancorporation, Walgreens and many others have engaged Steve to train, motivate, encourage and engage their talent acquisition and leadership teams.
As a highly rated speaker, Steve is often requested by leading recruiting conferences to share his insight, trends and recommendations as a keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and panel moderator. Steve has appeared at regional and national SHRM Conferences, ERE Expo Conferences, The European Leadership Conference, and TheLearningConference.com, as well as local talent acquisition meetups and international talent summits.
A regular contributor to the industry, Steve composes several articles published regularly by recruiting and entrepreneurial publications and organizations such as Fortune Magazine, HR Management Magazine, ERE.net, HRmarketer.com, and RecruitingTrends.com. He shares his thoughts, rants, raves, and insights on his blog at www.stevelowisz.com and is author of the book “Recruit or Get out of the Way.”
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