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.
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)
When it comes to searching for and placing top-notch healthcare professionals, Premier Search Incorporated knows exactly what it takes to match the right candidate to the right firm. But some recruiters just don’t get it and when mistakes happen there can be major consequences.
When an applicant does not hear back after an interview, it feels personal. Being left in limbo to ponder if one should wait and contact the employer can be a difficult decision.
Recognize the fact that your boss has been given the power to direct your activities. This is true even if you are much smarter and even if you should have been given the boss’s job.
Accepting reality and working to increase your influence will produce better results.
Don’t post your resume online on a job board or other resume site. Your employer can find you there easily and so can another colleague who could spill the beans. Besides, you will get far more junk solicitations than job opportunities anyway.
Trust is something that we build over time. However there are important steps that leaders can take right now to foster a more trusting climate to accomplish enhanced business results.
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.