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’ job. Accepting reality and working to increase your influence will produce better results.
As the president of a health care executive search firm I have been involved in literally thousands of job searches and placements during my career. Most people understand the role of an executive recruiter. We do not find jobs for people, we find people for jobs.
If you’re a candidate, this article is not for you (or did you not read the title?) If you’re an employer the following information is critical to your success. There is only one reason why… Read More »For Employers Only: It’s About You, No Matter What.
Micro-managing is a vital part of an employer’s job. An employee’s work environment is not a popularity contest. It’s about successfully fulfilling the ongoing tasks at hand in the way in which you as the employer sees fit.
Some people work better if they are micro-managed and are held accountable all day long. Other’s do not need as much hand holding but nonetheless, micro-managing assures you that a job is getting done the way that you want it done.
If there is a legitimate reason why the interviewing process needs to take a long time, then it is incumbent upon the employer to communicate, communicate and communicate! We are living in the digital age so an easy email is all that is really necessary to communicate intent but why not pick up the phone and give it a personal touch?
“Do it right, the first time” is one of the most profound sages of advice that anyone could ever receive. It is essential that a health care organization in need of critical staff to use a… Read More »Health Care Recruiters: Getting it Right The First Time
It’s probably the most uncomfortable moment during an interview. It’s the exact moment when an employer knows that the candidate is not the right fit, for whatever reason. For most employers that moment can be within the first 5 minutes of an interview.
Anyone who has ever been a manager can attest to the fact that challenges abound in navigating the daily tasks of managing others. I sincerely believe that most employees are trying their very best to accomplish the… Read More »The 5 Worst Types Of Employees To Manage
If you Google the internet on “employee retention” there are more than 1,960,000 pages devoted to this very hot topic. There are companies that earn a fortune by consulting on the best practice ways to… Read More »Retention and Intimidation by Bernie Reifkind
A pretty catchy title but the subject is deadly serious. Hiring the right staff is a grave matter and could ultimately make the difference between supreme business success or pure mediocrity. Here is a fact: every hire is a… Read More »Grave Matters: Hire Right by Bernie Reifkind