Sometimes our computers or smart phones get stuck. Ugh. When that happens, tech repair professionals will usually tell us to reboot our device and see if the problems disappear. So we shut down our device… Read More »Bernie Reifkind is the Managing Principal and Founder of Premier Search, Inc.
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What makes for a stale employee…… and more importantly why hold on to someone who has passed their “expiration date”? A stale employee can be measured by their current effectiveness and by their current results.
The best candidates wait till right after the holidays to begin looking for newer pastures. (Of course many wait to receive their annual bonus).
January usually starts slowly as people come back from holiday vacations but by the second week of the month, momentum starts building.
The Holiday season is upon us and recruitment for great talent may feel like trudging through molasses. However this can be an outstanding time to connect with well-qualified candidates. With just a bit of ingenuity and creative thinking, organizations can make the most of the Holiday season to recruit the very best talent available.
Millennials often seek a higher purpose when it comes to their work. When trying to keep Millennials happy, remind them of your company’s mission statement, and how they contribute and are crucial to the greater cause. They like to know they are of worth. Forty-nine percent of junior Millennials (or Millennials in graduate or junior positions) reported in a Deloitte survey that their personal values or morals were very influential in their decision-making at work.
Just as marketing emails incorporate catchy or memorable subject lines, you may want to use similar tactics. You could use your name in the subject line, but the prospective employer doesn’t know you yet. Instead, try something like, “This Week” and then the message may contain information about you applying for the position and how you’d love to talk about it “this week.” There’s an urgency to this subject line that makes it clickable.
All it takes is an Internet search to discover how over-saturated online job boards have become. Job boards such as Indeed, Zip Recruiter, Glassdoor, Careerbuilder, and Monster may be helpful for job seekers; however uploading… Read More »What Recruiters Do That “Indeed” Can’t
As a recruiter, we are out there on the front lines, rolling up our sleeves to source, screen and slate the top talent on the market. We strive to do whatever it takes (ethically) to find that always elusive blue diamond, that needle in the proverbial passive haystack, and, against all odds, turn them into interested, engaged applicants.
In my line of work (executive search recruitment and talent acquisition) I often receive requests from my employer clients to fill their various job openings. In the past 6 weeks, I have recruited and filled… Read More »How to Find an Assisted Living Regional Director of Operations