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A NEW YEAR, A NEW YOU?

A new year is always full of hope and excitement for what the next 12 months will hold. In and amongst all the partying and revelry with family and friends, we look back on the previous year to see what we accomplished and how our

A NEW YEAR, A NEW YOU?

A new year is always full of hope and excitement for what the next 12 months will hold. In and amongst all the partying and revelry with family and friends, we look back on the previous year to see what we accomplished and how our

ADVANTAGES FOR EMPLOYERS TO USE A RECRUITER

Hiring is not just about filling a position; it’s about bringing in the right people to help your business grow and succeed. That’s why it’s extremely important that the best possible candidates for the position are identified and brought on board; these individuals will bring

TRAVERSING THE CREDIT SCORE MAZE

Credit scores are based on five things: payment history, credit utilization, length of credit history, new credit, and credit mix. Sounds pretty simple, right? But delve into the world of trying to obtain the perfect credit score and you will see just how confusing it

THE ART OF THE RELATIONSHIP

I purchased my home in the heat of the crisis. (Isn’t it funny how anyone in the mortgage industry instantly knows what time period you’re referring to when you say “the crisis?”) A few years ago, a loan officer (“Summer”) with my lender began contacting

HERE WE GROW AGAIN!

Mortgage Search & Acquisition (MSA) is an Executive Search firm focused on the national Mortgage Banking and Financial Services industry. Based out of Dallas, with locations in Austin, Plano and Denver, our team has over 50 years of experience in providing outstanding candidates and profitable

CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE 101

There are countless reasons why ensuring a candidate has a positive interview experience should be an important part of your recruiting strategy. Not only is it crucial in bringing on board the best candidates, it also helps to shape your brand perception among these individuals.

IS YOUR CANDIDATE IS CONFIDENT OR JUST COCKY?

Many employers can agree that having a candidate with confidence is a definite asset. Confident candidates take more initiative, interact better with existing employees, and usually show some potential for leadership. Unfortunately with an over-abundness of confidence can come an overzealousness and cocky attitude, which

TRUE EXPERTISE SPURS FROM UNDERSTANDING.

The hiring process is scary no matter what the industry.  Navigating any market to find the right candidate or employee can be very difficult and requires genuine knowledge of people and the industry as a whole.  At MSA, we have taken a bit of a

THEY DON’T FIT THE MOLD.

If someone is fun loving, gets along with everyone and can work a room; they have the perfect qualities to be in sales. Let’s say someone is great with numbers, very detail oriented and keeps all their projects running smoothly; they are destined for the