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Bernie Reifkind is the Managing Principal and Founder of Premier Search, Inc.

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.

Chasing Pay?

If a prospective employer sees you changing jobs every year or two for higher pay, they may see your time on a job with them as just another temporary stop. The moment another employer offers you more money, you’ll hit the road, Jack. Employers frown from hiring perceived “unstable” candidates, whether or not it is true. Too many job changes on a resume can make an applicant appear unstable.

Why is Onboarding Important?

If you can get engage the new employee sooner, then they will be less likely to quit within the first year. The problem is that new hires are often bogged down with seemingly menial tasks, which means that it takes longer to help them achieve full productivity.

Why Online Research is Necessary before Making Your Hiring Decision

The ability to research social media is a huge asset to employers before an interview. That is why it is extremely important that all of us should think long and hard before posting anything on the internet. Good, bad or indifferent.

In doing online research about an applicant, a simple visit to Google can open up a treasure trove of information on someone that would never appear on a resume. Visit LinkedIn and in most cases you can actually see a picture of the applicant.

Lessons from Taylor Swift: How to Maximize Your Recruiting Efforts

Previously, hiring was easier because companies simply needed to post the job and then sit back and wait for the right employees to show up on their doorstep. But, the market is more competitive now, and a good portion of your candidates may not have the skill set that is needed for the job. Instead of sifting through the low-qualified candidates, a better option is to reach out to people who would be an ideal fit for your company.