How to Keep Millennials from Leaving Their Jobs

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on September 1, 2016

Millennials often seek a higher purpose when it comes to their work. When trying to keep Millennials happy, remind them of your company’s mission statement, and how they contribute and are crucial to the greater cause. They like to know they are of worth. Forty-nine percent of junior Millennials (or Millennials in graduate or junior positions) reported in a Deloitte survey that their personal values or morals were very influential in their decision-making at work.

5 Ways to Make Your Social Media Profiles Recruiter-Ready

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on July 13, 2016

At one time, being a job seeker who used social media had a negative connotation. Since Facebook started as a college resource, many students and potential job candidates were warned not to post too much about themselves (think: “party pictures”), as it could cost them a job opportunity.

How to Find an Assisted Living Regional Director of Operations

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on March 18, 2015

In my line of work (executive search recruitment and talent acquisition) I often receive requests from my employer clients to fill their various job openings.  In the past 6 weeks, I have recruited and filled 3 Assisted Living Executive Director positions, 2 Director of Nursing positions, several Business Office Manager positions and 2 Directors of […]

College Degree: Credibility to Interview

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on March 9, 2015

As a Recruitment Executive I see resumes all day long (as you might imagine.) If someone does not have a BS/BA degree then for education I will often see things like Graduate of the Dale Carnegie course or Toastmasters, etc. It’s not the same.

In many cases, having a license to work in a specific field such as nursing or physical therapy looks great on a resume (without having a college degree) ; however having a license along with a college degree in most cases trumps the competition….on paper.

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.”