The 5 Worst Hiring Mistakes by Bernie Reifkind

Posted by admin on November 30, 2009

If you really want to screw up your life (and your living) you need to avoid the following:  5 worst hiring mistakes: 1.  Hiring a family member.  This is almost always a recipe for disaster.  In the best case scenario, you will have a trusted employee- but trust does not guarantee success.  As an employer, […]

Conscious Coma By Bernie Reifkind

Posted by admin on November 25, 2009

Hey Employers: are you walking around in a consious coma?  Are you just going through the motions?  Are you hanging on to dead beat employees that you should have fired years ago? Wake up! What are you waiting for?  Research says that 70% of employers hold on to employees that are no longer effective to their […]

Download A Brain, Dude.

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on November 24, 2009

Oh…….do I have your attention? Yes of course, that should last for………….another 9 seconds…………..until you become distracted again. Hey…………I’m over here.
Wait a minute………… did something just move? Did you say something? I’m sorry I am organizing my 6500 songs on my ipod, at my desk, pretending to work.

Oh that’s right, I only really care about 40 of those songs. Wait, I just got an email that I have to respond to. Hang on………….Ok, I’m back.

Oh yes, back to my ipod…………I’ve been thinking that maybe it’s time to do a little bit of work. Hang on, I have to reply to a text ……………..gosh, I am the worst typer………….hang on……………ok, I’m back.

I swear, something just moved. Anyways, I need to get back to my work but I am hungry. I think I will rifle through my desk to see if I have any left over snacks from last week.

The Single Most Critical Employment Skill by Bernie Reifkind

Posted by admin on November 24, 2009

The age of hyper-change is upon us.  And, if you think things are changing fast now, you haven’t seen anything yet. No one can predict the future but one can reasonably assume that the employment landscape is moving and changing at a dizzying pace. Just a few years ago, hugely successful businesses operated with telephones […]

Healthcare Employers: Follow Your Instincts by Bernie Reifkind

Posted by admin on November 23, 2009

In the senior housing market or any industry, the hiring of a new employee in a key position is a gamble. Has the following ever happened to you? You have a critical job opening in your organization and you just received a great looking resume from an applicant with all the right credentials.  So, you […]