Listen Up! How Well Do You Listen?

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on July 4, 2016

Let’s assume that there is a verifiable “Most Needed Business Skills” list that every executive must master. Listening belongs at the top of list. Your skill set, educational background, years of experience, economic influence, tenure… none of it matters if you are not a good listener. The biggest problems that most of us encounter in […]

5 Reasons Not to Post Job Ads on Career Builder or Monster

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on May 31, 2011

The good news is that I am expanding my health care recruitment business to ad two Executive Recruiters to my staff. Through the years I have rarely run an advertisement on any job but I was in the mood to experiment.

The Danger of Staying Put

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on May 19, 2011

Do I have your attention?  If not, then please WAKE UP!!!! If you’re not constantly striving for new challenges then what are you doing with your life?  If you’re working at a job that no longer fits, but you’re staying put because of the salary, you’re not alone but what are you doing about it? More […]

The Top 5 Signs: When To Fire An Employee

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on May 12, 2011

I doubt seriously if any employer ever feels good about having to fire an employee.  Even the worst employee imaginable can cause a great deal of anxiety for the employer doing the firing. Why? Terminating an employee for whatever reason is a confrontation.  Of course it need not be a negative confrontation but even if things […]

Facebook, Google, Youtube, Yahoo and Animals

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on May 10, 2011

What do these 5 words or topics have in common?  Facebook, Google, Youtube, Yahoo and Animals are the top 5 most googled words on google. Why is that important to know? It’s not.  However If you enoy lists than perhaps knowing what most people are searching for is entertaining. But, if you are searching for a recruiting firm […]