Accomplishment: What have you done lately? A great time to ask for a raise is when your have achieved a quantifiable accomplishment. Again, timing is everything so if you have exceeded expectations or solved a pressing issue and you are praised for your work, then asking for a raise is appropriate. Asking for a raise for past glories are seldom met with enthusiasm.
Stop trying. Knock it off. Who ever told you or where did you learn that your job can give you some type of satisfaction? If you do have job satisfaction then good for you. However if you do not have job satisfaction, then so what? Learn to find satisfaction elsewhere! Find it in a hobby, a loved one, a child, a pet, volunteer, etc. Unless your job is a complete nightmare then do what you have to do to earn a living, and do it well
Ben Bradlee, the vice president at-large for the Washington Post when asked about the secret to his success responded by admitting to having “compulsive spontaneity.” Hmmmm. At least for this writer, what an absolutely interesting concept: compulsive spontaneity. At… Read More »Compulsive Spontaneity
As you probably know, I’ve been around the block a time or two. I have been in the health care staffing industry for a long time and I have garnered my share of wisdom along… Read More »Health Care Staffing: The Top 5 Reasons for Making a Job Change
“Find me a recruiter!” is a very typical request from an overwhelmed executive to the team or to HR. To be crystal clear, HR’s function and training is not in the same league as using a recruiter.
It’s not enough to just drive traffic to a website, it’s about a customer taking action after visiting a website. Will they contact you to inquire further? Will they buy?
Does social media draw attention to your business website? Maybe.
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.
Employers: when you hire someone make sure that you are hiring to solve a need that you have but more importantly make sure that you “buy the solution.” In plain and simple terms, make sure that you have properly identified the business need that you have and why that need exists, then and only then “hire the solution.”