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We Built This Suburb on Work from Home

Back To All PostsWe Built This Suburb on Work from Home A mixture of natural circumstances and humanity’s drive for technological development has potentially positioned a segment of the American Land Title and Settlement community and the business community as a whole at the cusp of a large paradigm shift. The widespread and somewhat forced adaptation

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Attachment Issues

Back To All PostsAttachment Issues The last few years have been a whirlwind of activity and excitement for the Title and Settlement industry. We have all witnessed once in a lifetime events, both hopeful and challenging alike. Yet, the settlement industry continues its record breaking advance at a breakneck pace. With the ongoing housing market boom,

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Getting Social with your Network

Back To All PostsGetting Social with Your Network   Anderson|Biro has recently hit a landmark with our social media presence, 2,000 Followers on our LinkedIn page! To help celebrate we would like to chat a bit about social media in business. For most companies these days, and as the internet marketing landscape expands, it is

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Press Release: Leading Search Firm Anderson|Biro Adds A Team Member

Back To All PostsPress Release: Leading Recruiting Firm Anderson|Biro Adds A New Team MemberCLEVELAND – May 20, 2021 – Anderson|Biro, LLC, a leading executive recruiting firm based in Cleveland, continues to grow its talented research team in 2021. Katie Seavy, a legal and real estate research veteran through her work with local government and a

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Professionalism is in Your Jeans

Back To All PostsProfessionalism is in Your JeansAs the warm weather months approach and with it comes the mass return of many Land Title Insurance and Settlement industry employees to more normal in office life; it might be the perfect time to chat about workplace dress code. Despite the clean look of a suit and

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Get Some Tech in Your Title

Back To All PostsGet Some Tech in Your TitleThere seems to be a buzz around the title insurance world concerning new technologies. From file cabinets in the basements of courthouses to multi-platform closing systems, the title industry has gone a long way to modernize. Like many changes in the industry, there are pros and cons

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In Like a Lion, but Really a Lamb

Back To All PostsIn Like a Lion, but Really a Lamb?Slowly, but surely here in the North, the great white expanses of snow are starting to recede until all that remain are large piles of snow around parking lots and driveways. Those ominous piles last for weeks and stand defiantly as grim reminders of the

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Cupid's Cubicle

Back To All PostsCupid’s CubicleWith the evolving prospects of current and potential future lockdowns, Settlement Services industry office culture may at times seem a little different. Special events such as birthdays, or holiday get-togethers, and every casual Friday in between remind us that an office is so much more than just a professional space. Particularly

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Up on the Zoom Call, click click click!

Back To All PostsUp on the Zoom Call, click click click!With bated breath we all watch as 2020, with all its…complicated dynamics…fades into history. We see left in this most memorable year’s wake, much change and adaptation to the classic American way. Things like, leaving the house, or interacting with people, and in some circles

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Press Release: Search firm Anderson|Biro adds to growing team

Back To All Posts Press Release: Search firm Anderson|Biro adds to growing team CLEVELAND – Dec. 1, 2020 – The trusted executive recruiting firm Anderson|Biro, LLC has added two new associates to its research team. This growth ensures the company can continue to support its nationwide base of clients in securing the best candidates for

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Starve a Cold, FED a Virus?

Back To All PostsStarve a Cold, FED a Virus? The recent Federal Reserve announcement stating that rates would stay near zero for the foreseeable future likely did not catch anyone “in the know,” off guard. It was pretty well expected.  Having it announced loud and clear to the entire world does, however, allow for markets

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Out of Site, are you out of your MIND?

Back To All PostsOut of Site, Are You Out of Your MIND?   The challenges thus far in 2020 have provided many companies coast-to-coast and in most every industry with a crash course in the intricacies of building and maintaining a remote workforce. This is certainly no different in the ever-essential Land Title Insurance and

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What Elephant?

Back To All PostsWhat Elephant? During periods of historical level hardships, it can be difficult to focus on the more routine things in our professional lives like closing real estate transactions! Yet it may be all the more necessary to try and concentrate on the basics when we can. It seems that many of us are

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Revisiting the Power and Limitations of Positivity at Work

  Revisiting the Power and Limitations of Positivity at Work   It seems that America and the world, for that matter, are currently in the clutches of a global pandemic. We know that for many, things have been better, and you may understandably have other things on your mind. However, in light of all the

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Message

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Message March 16, 2020 Dear Anderson|Biro Family and Friends: First, please know that in these challenging times, the safety and well-being of our employees, clients, family, and friends is of the utmost importance to us. Second, we are closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and we are working to ensure that we meet

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A Future Without Salary History

A Future Without Salary History Now late-February, the annual January hiring kickoff is (hopefully) starting to translate to some promising resume submissions and candidate interview scheduling. Unemployment remains low and the market favors job-seekers, so those of us driving the hiring process already have our work cut out for us to find and attract in-demand talent.

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Refashioning the Pink Collar

 Refashioning the Pink Collar   It’s on so many of our hiring documents now that we hardly think about it: “This employer does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.” Equal employment has only been law for fifty-odd years. In that time, women have continued to make strides in a business

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The Gift of Holiday Hiring

The Gift of Holiday Hiring   The holidays often bring warm thoughts of family, celebrations—and some hard-earned time off. In the land title insurance, settlement, and appraisal industries, we see this season as a time to close the books on a year well-done. Office parties take the place of team meetings; we wrap up both

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Real and True Online: Why Authenticity on the Web Can Help Your Business Attract High- Quality Candidates

Real and True Online: Why Authenticity on the Web Can Help Your Business Attract High- Quality Candidates   In our increasingly digital lives, private web users are becoming more aware of inauthentic web personae.  Scams, bots, deep fakes, and hackers are just some of the risks we open ourselves up to on the web. And

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Offering Candidates the Benefits of Less Doubt

 Offering Candidates the Benefits of Less Doubt   We’ve been there many times with candidates. Great interviews are had. Numbers are discussed. Basic compensation parameters are nearly finalized. Side perks are presented.  Everything appears to be in order. Happy client, Happy candidate. Then comes the time to open the inevitable can of worms that may