Insurance career

  • Two Way Street

    In last month's newsletter, we discussed the differences between “active” and “passive” candidates and how their motivations and attitudes vary.  As you will recall, active candidates are coming to you in search of a new position.  Passive candidates, on the other hand, are not actively looking but are willing to consider a new opportunity if there is a compelling reason to do so. The differences between these two candidates necessitate different interview styles.  Obviously with ...

    Posted at March 21, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Two Way Street
  • Closing The Deal With Top Talent

    Most managers recognize hiring top talent is critical to the ongoing success of an organization. Unfortunately, there is often a disconnect between the recruiting efforts that brought the candidate in the door and the interview process that will ultimately make or break the deal. Part of that breakdown is a lack of understanding of the difference between two different types of candidates: passive and active. Here is a summary of what those two types of ...

    Posted at February 15, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Closing The Deal With Top Talent
  • 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave

    In today’s competitive workplace, a considerable amount of time and effort is spent finding ways to attract top talent.  While that is incredibly important, another critical, and maybe more impactful part of the equation is keeping the talent you already have. A recent article by Dr. Travis Bradberry, “9 Things that Make Good Employees Leave” does an excellent job of highlighting some mistakes managers often make to the detriment of their team and the ...

    Posted at January 12, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave
  • Scott Wedel to Join Recruitment Team

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Career 1 Source Announces Scott Wedel to Join Recruitment Team Hesston, KS - April 11, 2013 – Career 1 Source, a recruitment firm representing some of the most respected employers in the country, today announced that Scott Wedel will join the Financial Services industry practice team. “I first came to know Scott through his involvement with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program,” says Mike Smith, Managing ...

    Posted at April 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • 8 Interview Clichés to Avoid

    Really like this piece because it is great advice for both an interview and a resumé. Make sure to ask yourself “so what?” related to any information you share. The key is to make an impact. The more specific you can be, the better off you are and the better impression you will make. Good luck and happy hunting! --David Weaver 8 Interview Clichés to Avoid Article from Doostang.com The point of an interview is ...

    Posted at March 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Top 10 Reasons Why Large Companies Fail to Keep Their Best Talent

    This is the best article I hope no one reads! :)  It gives the secret as to why recruiters are successful recruiting your talent away from you.  My goal is to work with great clients that try to address each of these issues head on.   - David Weaver Top 10 Reasons Why Large Companies Fail to Keep Their Best Talent From Forbes.com Whether it’s a high-profile tech company like Yahoo!, or a more established conglomerate like GE or ...

    Posted at December 21, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Cultural Fit | 0 Comment
  • 8 Most Common Interview Questions – With 8 Best Answers

    The following is a nice article that highlights some of the questions you might be asked through the interview process. The questions are rather generic but I like that because they are often asked in a variety of ways and the generality used here should help spur thoughts about other ways they might come up. Just make sure to practice your responses to each. You get one shot…nailing the answers to these questions could really ...

    Posted at October 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview | 0 Comment
  • So, What Is Wrong With Polyester Shorts and Tube Socks Anyway?

    A few months ago, I was forced to go through some dresser drawers that I hadn’t touched in a long – ok, a long, long time - and what I found was shocking! There, in the bottom of the drawer were some old tennis shorts and tube socks I had worn when I played competitive tennis many years ago. I had to laugh because I could not believe we actually wore that stuff back then. ...

    Posted at October 4, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview,Job Search,Resume,Staying Current | 0 Comment
  • 7 Assumptions that Stall Your Job Search

    By Alesia Benedict, CPRW, JCTC GetInterviews.com What old assumptions about resumés and job searches are holding you back in your job search? Many job seekers fall into the trap of thinking about resumés in ways that are no longer standard practice. Approaching today's job search with old-style strategies is not going to drive your resumés to the top of the "must-call" list. Take a few minutes to review your resumé and update your approach ...

    Posted at August 26, 2011 | By : | Categories : 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
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