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.
Premier Search the nation’s leader in successful recruitment and placement of key professionals has concluded that many factors are relevant with regard to employee retention.
Do something right now. What are you waiting for? Re-booting yourself can be a process in which you take action a little bit each day. What small step can you do right now to make a make a dream come true? Read something that might help. Make one phone call to find out the information you need. Write a sentence. Fix your resume. Do 10 minutes of research. The point is to do something no matter how small or trivial.
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.
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.