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20 02, 2019

What is Your Company’s Plan for Maximizing Hiring Effectiveness?

By | 2019-01-26T15:54:45+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Hiring|0 Comments

Hiring and hiring well are two different things. Basically, it’s the difference between hiring an A-level candidate and hiring a C-level candidate. Obviously, if you’ve hired a C-level candidate, you’ve successfully hired somebody. However, just because you hired somebody does NOT mean that you will enjoy hiring success. What happens after the hire is much [...]

13 02, 2019

How to Deal with an Unhappy or Disgruntled Employee

By | 2019-01-31T21:25:56+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

If you’re an employer, there’s no getting around the fact that you’re going to encounter unhappy or disgruntled employees. It’s simply the nature of employment. (Or perhaps more accurately, it’s the nature of human nature.) There are two main categories of unhappy employees: Unhappy employees who are productive and provide value to the organization. Unhappy [...]

6 02, 2019

The Danger in Treating All Candidates the Same

By | 2019-01-26T10:47:22+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Hiring, Management|0 Comments

We’ve discussed the difference between active job seekers and passive candidates before in this blog. And you might have read the title to this blog post and thought, “Why would you NOT treat all candidates the same? Isn’t it a good thing to treat people equally?” As a general rule, yes. However, when it comes [...]

30 01, 2019

How to Explain a Termination to a Potential New Employer

By | 2019-01-16T17:02:35+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Being terminated is a terrible experience in one’s professional journey. However, it does happen and it has happened to countless people in the employment marketplace. But life goes on. The question is how do you explain a termination to a potential new employer? There are, of course, a couple of different ways that a person’s [...]

23 01, 2019

The Proper Way to Act During the Hiring Process

By | 2019-01-16T15:28:55+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

In our previous blog post, we once again touched upon the topic of “ghosting” and why it’s a dangerous practice for candidates in the employment marketplace. Considering how prevalent this behavior is and how the mindset behind the behavior can seep into a candidate’s overall attitude, we’re back to address the issue once again. This [...]

16 01, 2019

3 Good Reasons Why “Ghosting” is a Bad Idea

By | 2019-01-16T15:11:39+00:00 January 16th, 2019|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

As we’ve discussed before in this blog, “ghosting” is the practice of not showing up for something related to the hiring process of an organization. That something could be a phone screen, a face-to-face interview, or even the first day of work. Unfortunately, “ghosting” has become more common during the last year or so. The [...]

9 01, 2019

The Present and (Possible) Future of the Affordable Care Act

By | 2019-01-21T21:29:40+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Affordable Care Act (or ACA) has been a source of controversy and confusion ever since it was created and enacted under the Obama administration. Unfortunately, that controversy and confusion has not dissipated over time. On the heels of an important court ruling last month, we thought this would be a good opportunity to report [...]

2 01, 2019

Why to Align Yourself with a Recruiter in 2019

By | 2019-01-14T23:06:50+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Career|0 Comments

It’s a new year, replete with new challenges, expectations, and personal and professional goals. While your personal goals are your own affair (losing weight, anyone?), this blog post is focused more on your professional goals. And one of the more strategic ways to attain those goals is to align yourself with an experienced recruiter working [...]

26 12, 2018

The Importance of a Quick Decision in Regards to the Offer

By | 2018-10-05T14:20:03+00:00 December 26th, 2018|Career, Job Seeker|0 Comments

We’ve discussed before in this blog about the importance of not “ghosting” on either the offer of employment and especially the first day of work. That means when an employer makes an offer, you simply disappear. (Well, you don’t really disappear, but the hiring manager never hears from you again. So it’s pretty much the [...]