The Perfect Mistake

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on November 17, 2011

Have I got your attention? Plain and simple, the perfect mistake is putting something in writing that could have been communicated verbally on the phone or in person.  Emails can be deadly. Why? Whether you realize it or not, emails are permanent.  Emotions are not.  What you write in an email could easily be forwarded […]

The Art of Knowing What To Ignore: Top 5

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on November 15, 2011

Renowned physicist Brian Greene in his best selling book,  “The Hidden Reality” in explaining one of his complicated physics concepts explores the idea of “the art of knowing what to ignore.” What a fascinating concept. Wouldn’t our lives both personally and professionally benefit from simply knowing what to ignore? This writer is not a master in the art […]

What To Look For In A Director of Nursing Recruiter

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on November 7, 2011

Recent Director of Nursing Placement Experience. Having recent successful Director of Nursing placement experience is evidence that a recruiter or a recruiting firm understands the nature of the position and function that it plays in the success of a facility. It also proves that the recruiter understands the needs of the long term care facility and it’s culture.

Recruiters: Not Finding Jobs For People

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on November 3, 2011

A successful placement is when our client- the hiring employer- makes an offer to a candidate (that we present) and the offer is accepted with a start date provided.

In the end result, when a recruiter’s candidate is placed then it might be inferred that a recruiter has assisted someone in finding a job. However that wasn’t the intent.

In fact, if a candidate presented to an employer is not placed, then the search continues to fill the position, but not to help that same candidate find another job.

Professional recruiters are trained experts in the search process and all the nuances involved in human behavior. Years ago, recruiters were known as counselors.