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  • The Counteroffer: Why and How to Avoid This Losing Proposition

    By Gregory Saukulak - Originally posted on recruitingblogs.com.  To see the original article click here. When an employee informs their supervisors of their resignation, they are sometimes confronted by what is known as a counteroffer - an employer’s “rebuttal” to the resignation in the form of a proposed salary increase or other perceived benefits. Many misinformed professionals have no hesitation in considering a counteroffer. In fact, many will reason that a salary increase in their ...

    Posted at April 26, 2012 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • An Employer Of Choice – These Are The 10 Commandments That Set The Great Apart

    We, as recruiters, spend a ton of time evaluating talent and making sure that the right person gets into the right position at the right time.  Unfortunately, employers often drop the ball once the hire has been made.  This article does a good job of highlighting what many great organizations do to make sure that the talent they are hiring continues to contribute on a long term basis.  Not a be all, end all summary, ...

    Posted at March 20, 2012 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Interview Cheat Sheet

    Interview prep is one of the most overlooked steps in the job search process.  Why?  I do not know. Unfortunately, a candidate that does not adequately prepare will often come up short when it matters most.  This article does a pretty good job of summarizing those things that are most important.  Take a look and if you have questions or need more depth on any or all of the concepts, don’t hesitate to let me ...

    Posted at February 16, 2012 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • It’s not about me, it’s about you…the 20 questions you need to ask in a job interview

    One of the most important, but often overlooked parts of the interview process are the questions a candidate should be prepared to ask a potential employer. In this article, Marc Cenedella does a great job of highlighting some key questions you should considering asking when moving through the interview process. Not all of them will fit in every situation, but they are a good starting point. The key is to show your potential employer that ...

    Posted at December 7, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Interview,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • If the Job Fits

    The following is a great article on a subject that many job seekers don’t pay enough attention to. Once the decision to make a move is made, candidates look to step into a bigger and better role as soon as possible. Unfortunately, if a move is made without paying attention to one of the most important, yet non quantifiable job satisfaction indicators out there, the candidate is just asking for trouble. Consider these ...

    Posted at October 26, 2011 | By : | Categories : Cultural Fit,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • When is the best time to start looking for a new job?

    Love this article. I think Luke is right on here. It never hurts to keep your eyes and options open. If nothing else, you have the opportunity to build another connection, dialogue on current issues facing your industry and potentially get inside the walls of your competition from a product and a business plan perspective. I do a lot of work in the employee benefit arena and making these types of connections early is parallel ...

    Posted at October 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • Resumé Objective Statements That Kill Your Hiring Prospects

    Article from JobMob.com How to know if your resumé has an objective statement that helps or harms. Does your  resumé have an Objective Statement that starts with something like, “A responsible position allowing me to fully utilize my professional skills and which provides me with an opportunity for professional advancement”? If it does, consider that you’ve just asked a potential employer to read 20+ words that say absolutely nothing and risked having that person close your ...

    Posted at September 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Job Search,Resume | 0 Comment
  • How References Can Derail Your Career

    Help your references help you. by John O'Connor Reference checks can confirm or deny the value of a job seeker to a potential employer. They can be the difference maker in employment. When it comes to references, do sweat the small stuff. For a real-life illustration of a reference’s importance, consider “Alex’s” example: “Alex Partain” thought his resumé and interviews went well with a Fortune 100 technology company. Even in a recession, he blew ...

    Posted at August 3, 2011 | By : | Categories : References | 0 Comment
  • Your Resumé Shouldn’t Play Games

    Why unconventional resumés drive hiring managers and recruiters nuts. By Lisa Vaas Steve Silberberg is into a lot of things: certified Wilderness First Responder; published in scientific journals; and, according to his database-driven, configurable, searchable online resumé, maintains a collection of over 2,100 air sickness bags. Everybody hates this resumé. Only about five hiring managers over the years have refrained from requesting a standard Word resumé, “even though I wrote an RTF generator that allows ...

    Posted at July 20, 2011 | By : | Categories : Resume | 0 Comment
  • We can’t all be Robin Williams

    Robin Williams turns 60 on Thursday and I nearly died laughing watching the five minutes of his segment on "Inside the Actor's Studio" — all before James Lipton got a chance to ask his first question: Click below to watch the segment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evq8wnvTC3M&feature=player_detailpage#t=96sfirst I've written before about the importance of smiling on the phone, or psyching yourself up before an interview, or getting a mirror so you have someone to smile back at you ...

    Posted at July 19, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview | 0 Comment
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