Why Online Research is Necessary before Making Your Hiring Decision

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on December 16, 2014

The ability to research social media is a huge asset to employers before an interview. That is why it is extremely important that all of us should think long and hard before posting anything on the internet. Good, bad or indifferent.

In doing online research about an applicant, a simple visit to Google can open up a treasure trove of information on someone that would never appear on a resume. Visit LinkedIn and in most cases you can actually see a picture of the applicant.

How to Make the Onboarding Process Smooth for a New Employee

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on December 5, 2014

What is Onboarding?

Onboarding is the process of providing new employees the information and skill sets that they need to be effective within your company. New employees will be more successful if they have the opportunity to integrate into your company, instead of simply throwing them in and telling them “good luck.”

6 Things to Do Right Now to Increase Your Business

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on December 3, 2014

How to increase your business immediately

Lessons from Taylor Swift: How to Maximize Your Recruiting Efforts

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on December 1, 2014

Previously, hiring was easier because companies simply needed to post the job and then sit back and wait for the right employees to show up on their doorstep. But, the market is more competitive now, and a good portion of your candidates may not have the skill set that is needed for the job. Instead of sifting through the low-qualified candidates, a better option is to reach out to people who would be an ideal fit for your company.