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 think that making more money is the ultimate reward in a job, isn’t always true. Sometimes there are risks associated with changing jobs for more money that we simply would not want to take if we think about them in some depth.
Use a third party recruiter. A recruiter’s job is to present the very best people to their employer client. If an applicant that works for your competition is presented by the recruiter and wants to interview with you, then do it. We live in a free country. If your competition lodges a complaint about poaching their employee, blame the recruiter. Then keep trying to recruit their best employees.
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.