FAQ

The Murphius group FAQ

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Is there any cost to me as a job candidate?

No, candidates do no pay any fees for our services. We are compensated by the client companies we work with.

Will my current employer find out about my job search?

Any business dealings we have with you are 100% confidential.  We would also suggest that you do not post your resume online or apply to blind job postings.  Working with us and following these additional steps will help you maintain confidentiality during your job search.

You placed me in my current position, is it ok to contact you if I decide to leave?

Of course.  We believe in building relationships and contributing to your success in any way we can.  That said, we will not directly and proactively contact you for another position after placing you.

There is a gap in my job history. Should I list it?

It is better to list a gap in your history than misrepresent information.  Employers understand that situations can and do arise.  The best thing you can do is to be honest and have the conversation.  You can also speak with us regarding the situation.

Do you actively seek out job opportunities for candidates?

Yes, our goal is to identify any and all potential fits for active job seekers.

How long is the hiring process?

It varies, based on the candidate, company and position.  Each will have unique requirements that will impact timing.  When we speak with you regarding a particular position we will be able to more accurately assess and describe the timeline and hiring process.

Is my compensation affected by the fee the company pays The Murphius Group?

No, organizations figure this cost into a recruiting budget.  Companies must provide a competitive package of both pay and benefits to attract top talent to their organizations.

RECOMMENDATIONS

"Brad, was a great Partner for Me and did an amazing job pre-screening amazing candidates for me. I couldn't be happier with the fantastic talent I now have after working with Brad."

Jeff Lumpp - President at Hylant

Independent Insurance Agency

"I had sworn off working with recruiters, until I began working with Brad Rowe. Since then, Brad was able to find us multiple candidates, and we have hired two of them over the last 6 months. PCIA is growing - we need qualified candidates, and Brad has found them for us! I even have an interview with a third possible person tomorrow."

Mike Cosgrove - CEO at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency, Inc.

Independent Insurance Agency

"I highly recommend Brad as a recruiter. He was able to see the vision we have for our firm, connect us with the right individual for the position we were looking to fill, and provide some value-added insights along the way. I look forward to working with Brad any chance I get."

Richard Brummel - Insurance Nerd / Leadership Geek

Independent Insurance Agency

"Brad is the best recruiter I have ever worked with. He is very knowledgeable about the industry he represents and can speak intelligently about the details. He is prepared, does his homework, delivers, and follows up. I appreciated his professionalism and attention to the human transaction. We have been and will continue to stay in touch because he is one of the great ones out there. Thank you for all you do Brad."

Michelle Viscuso CPCU, AU, AIS, AINS - Senior Field Manager at Frankenmuth Insurance

Insurance Carrier

"Would highly recommend, Brad. Being in the insurance industry, Brad has a lot of insight and knowledge to many things going on in the state and the insurance world. I'd encourage networking with Brad whether you are actively job hunting or perfectly content. He has a great insight, an ever expanding network of information, and is always honest and professional. A great connection for any insurance career go-er."

Courtney Deemer - District Sales Manager at Motorists Insurance Group

Insurance Carrier

"Brad was very professional and great to work with. He helped me find an amazing Underwriting candidate for a growing carrier that had pretty much spoken to the entire state of Michigan. I would definitely work with Brad again on future searches."

Erin Cross - SR. Recruiter at QuestPro Consultants

"Brad was very professional and great to work with. He helped me find an amazing Underwriting candidate for a growing carrier that had pretty much spoken to the entire state of Michigan. I would definitely work with Brad again on future searches."

Stephanie Anderson - Underwriting Manager at SET SEG

Insurance Carrier

"Brad was fantastic to work with! He was very detailed, knowledgeable and communicative throughout my interview and hiring process. He followed up with me before and after my interviews. He was a valuable link between myself and my potential employer. AND, he stayed in touch after I started my new job to make sure I transitioned well. If you are looking or someone to work with to advance your insurance career brad is someone you must consider!"

Kelly Komendera - Account Manager at Professional Concepts Insurance Agency, Inc.

Independent Insurance Agency

"Brad Rowe is the real deal! Working with him has been amazing. Brad shows top-notch professionalism, is highly dedicated to each client and takes a vested interest in you and what would be best for you. He not only found me the perfect agency to work for, but he also went above and beyond to search throughout the state of Michigan to find the best agency that fit my personality. I was on the job hunt for around four months before meeting Brad. After meeting Brad, it took less than two weeks for him to search all of Michigan, find a place that would best suit me, get me every piece of information I needed, set up an interview. He also went above and beyond to offer me tips for the interview. In that span of fewer than two weeks, I got the job! He knows what to look for in not only the agency, but what best fits your personality. I couldn’t be happier with the agency I now work for, and I couldn’t thank him enough for what he has done for me. To this day he still checks in on me to see how things are, how happy I am, and always asks if there’s anything he can do. I highly recommend getting in touch with Brad as soon as possible if you want to find a perfect fit and quickly!"

Tyler Polendo - Account Executive at PCIA

Independent Insurance Agency

"Working with Brad has been a great experience! Brad is an absolute professional who you can fully trust to work in your best interest. He has always been honest in his efforts and opinion, and carried himself with class. I definitely recommend Brad to anyone considering or needing his assistance."

Paul T. Hascher, CSP - Senior Loss Control Consultant at Frankenmuth Insurance

Insurance Carrier

"Brad is awesome! In less than a week he matched my skills with an opportunity at a top shelf agency while ticking all the boxes on my wish list! If you are looking for an insurance job, and you are serious, you have to talk to Brad!! Highly recommended."

Brenda Baty - Insurance Professional | Client Service Manager at Hylant

Independent Insurance Agency

"I would recommend anyone in the insurance industry have a conversation with Brad, even if you are not looking to make a change. I got to know Brad because of his involvement with Olivet College and his dedication to improving opportunities for future graduating classes. Through building of a professional relationship he was able to identify what makes me tick, and the high level of specific services I strive to provide clients. Then Brad approached me about a prospective employer that shared the same views and motivations for client success that I did, he was absolutely right! The employer and I were both on the same page and made a natural, smooth transition. Now a month later I am so happy at the new company and it is a VERY comfortable fit. It serves to show just how well Brad not only knows his clients, but the agency's he is recruiting for!"

Joel Schwiebert - Account Executive at Vredevoogd-Brummel Risk Management

Independent Insurance Agency