Can we talk about something controversial for a minute? An opinion that is not accepted among those who hire. It is the one thing that completely drives recruiters crazy about the hiring process. Are you ready? REFERENCE CHECKS. Is this a generational thing? An old school step in a hiring process when candidates and skills were plentiful? A time when it… Continue reading Reference Checks: WHY?!
Today is International Dog Day. A day to celebrate our furry friends all over social media. In my house, every day is international dog day – at least that is what our dog, Molly, would have you believe. Today got me thinking. In this order. Dog Day Bring your dog to work day Employee Engagement. Employers look… Continue reading Employee Engagement Programs. Do they work?
I was hired in 2008 as a recruiter, for a national staffing agency. Our major client was an enteprise Fortune 500 organization. I had no idea what I was doing, and I remember my very first search was for a Teradata Data Warehouse Solutions Architect. Sounds easy, right? Tera-what?! I thought THAT was my biggest hurdle, the… Continue reading Are You Ready for a Recession?
Resignation. Accepting an offer for your dream job is the greatest feeling you can possibly feel. The daunting part of the entire experience is resigning from your current position. It shouldn’t be difficult but there are a range of emotions throughout the experience and it’s your job to keep everything under control. We too often rely… Continue reading How to Resign
Work Values Values. Everyone has values associated with family and relationships. The success of our relationships are normally a testament to the dedication of our value sets. As time progresses, relationships grow and change – and so do our values. As we age our values differ tremendously compared to our teen years, when life had less responsibility. Relationships may come and… Continue reading Work Values