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.
As a Recruitment Executive I see resumes all day long (as you might imagine.) If someone does not have a BS/BA degree then for education I will often see things like Graduate of the Dale Carnegie course or Toastmasters, etc. It’s not the same.
In many cases, having a license to work in a specific field such as nursing or physical therapy looks great on a resume (without having a college degree) ; however having a license along with a college degree in most cases trumps the competition….on paper.
When an employer asks a candidate, “How much money will it take for you to accept this job?” or “What kind of money are you looking to earn?” this can be a very loaded question. Proceed with caution.
Most job searchers are using every job board available to land their dream job. Have most job boards become over-saturated with resumes and job listings? Job boards such as Indeed, Zip Recruiter, Glassdoor, CareerBuilder, and… Read More »Healthcare Recruiter asks: Are Job Boards Still Relevant?
A true recruitment story. Some time ago, I learned that a very prestigious Oncology Hospital was searching for a VP of Clinical Services. The candidate had to have experience working in the field of Oncology.… Read More »Do you have “transferable skills?- A healthcare recruiter blog
To make money. PERIOD. After all, isn’t that the reason that a business exists? A hiring decision is an investment decision to solve a need: to grow a company or to stop from losing money… Read More »Here’s the only reason to ever hire anyone (by Bernie Reifkind)
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.