Employers: 5 Ways to “Turn Off” A Great Candidate

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 24, 2011

Time kills all deals. When too much time goes by during the interview process, anything can happen to wain the candidate’s interest. In addition waiting too long implies disinterest to most candidates. This is not to imply that employers need to make rash decisions, but the process should take no less than 10 days from the first interview to offer.

It’s All About Cash Flow, Baby.

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 13, 2011

For the senior living industry there is a politically incorrect philosophy about how to succeed: it’s called “heads on beds.” It’s a business that relies on census. If the facility if full, then there will be positive cash flow and everyone is happy.

Steve Jobs and George Harrison: 5 Things They Shared

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 7, 2011

Reflecting on the coincidence that the documentary on George Harrison’ s life broad-casted within hours of the passing of Steve Jobs, it became clear to me that these two legendary individuals shared 5 unique “takes” on the way they lived their lives.

TMI? Here is What To Do Right Now!!!

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 6, 2011

Assuming that you already know that TMI is an acronym for “Too Much Information” it’s time to get serious about eliminating the non essential “noise” in our life. As employers and business owners we are constantly bombarded with “war stories” by our employees with both good news and sometimes bad news.  We receive complaints, we […]

4 Steps to Eliminate Employee Downtime

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 4, 2011

Every employer at some time may need to hire or replace a key employee within their organization. This can be a time consuming process creating significant and costly business downtime. Most organizations can ill afford business downtime. Here are 4 steps to eliminating downtime: 1.  At least once per month, evaluate the performance of each […]