Had an Interview and You Haven’t Heard Back?

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on June 24, 2016

When an applicant does not hear back after an interview, it feels personal. Being left in limbo to ponder if one should wait and contact the employer can be a difficult decision.

Here is How to Manage Your Boss

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on June 15, 2016

Recognize the fact that your boss has been given the power to direct your activities. This is true even if you are much smarter and even if you should have been given the boss’s job.

Accepting reality and working to increase your influence will produce better results.

How To Ask For A Raise

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on June 13, 2016

Accomplishment: What have you done lately? A great time to ask for a raise is when your have achieved a quantifiable accomplishment. Again, timing is everything so if you have exceeded expectations or solved a pressing issue and you are praised for your work, then asking for a raise is appropriate. Asking for a raise for past glories are seldom met with enthusiasm.