Tips for Hiring New Employees During the Holidays

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on November 24, 2014

Hiring a talent acquisition expert increases the likelihood that you will be able to connect with candidates who are an ideal match for the job opening. Many of the best available candidates are available to interview during the Holiday season. In addition, using a recruitment professional in finding a good match means that your company will typically have a better retention rate.

Why You May Need To Terminate Your Best Employee

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on July 11, 2014

An objective evaluation every now and then (especially during strong business cycles) can be quite validating if you consider someone to be your best employee. Maybe they really and truly are your best employee(s).

In Defense of Nursing Homes

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on November 27, 2013

Many people refer to nursing homes as skilled nursing facilities (or SNFs), convalescent hospitals, care centers, rehabilitation centers, etc. The bottom line is that nursing homes are places that we place Mom and Dad or other loved ones when they (or we) are n0t able to provide the kind of care that they deserve.

What You Can Learn From Recruiters About Your Current Job

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 15, 2013

The next time you receive a phone call from a recruiter, do yourself a favor and listen.

Even if you have not been thinking about making a job change.


Because most of us that are employed should be keeping our eyes and open for good opportunities. When opportunity knocks, shouldn’t you at least….listen?

Demanding The Moon

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on June 19, 2013

Did you ever enter into negotiations with someone who is “demanding the moon?”  Or do you have a boss who is demanding an outcome that is virtually impossible? Demanding the moon, is a power play on steroids.  In reality it is requesting for far more than rational expectations or than what was previously agreed upon. Do [...]