Here’s the only reason to ever hire anyone

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 9, 2017

To make money. PERIOD.  After all, isn’t that the reason that a business exists? A hiring decision is an investment decision to solve a need: to grow a company or to stop from losing money because a key employee is gone for whatever reason. So the real issue is that hiring solves a need.  That’s […]

Employee absenteeism is killing your business- here’s why

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 6, 2017

For employers, the absent employee throws a huge monkey wrench into the machinery of an operation. A “no show” should be a “no go” for many employers.

As a business owner of a healthcare executive search firm, I know first hand that very few things about my business aggravates me more than employee absenteeism.

Career Reboot: 5 Steps to Freedom

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on May 18, 2017

Do something right now. What are you waiting for? Re-booting yourself can be a process in which you take action a little bit each day. What small step can you do right now to make a make a dream come true? Read something that might help. Make one phone call to find out the information you need. Write a sentence. Fix your resume. Do 10 minutes of research. The point is to do something no matter how small or trivial.

Employers: Do You Have a Stale Employee?

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on February 14, 2017

What makes for a stale employee…… and more importantly why hold on to someone who has passed their “expiration date”? A stale employee can be measured by their current effectiveness and by their current results.

Here’s How to Fire an Employee

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 31, 2016

If you even if you are debating whether or not to terminate an employee, then it may be time to cut that person loose. It’s never easy and there is never a great time to do the deed, but business is business. What are some of the reasons that it’s time to fire an employee?  […]