College Degree: Credibility to Interview

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 14, 2018

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.

“Let’s discuss salary….”

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on July 10, 2018

When an employer asks a candidate, “How much money will it take for you to accept this job?” or “What kind of money are you looking to earn?” this can be a very loaded question. Proceed with caution.

Are Job Boards Still Relevant?

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on May 4, 2018

Most job searchers are using every job board available to land their dream job.  Have most job boards become over-saturated with resumes and job listings? Job boards such as Indeed, Zip Recruiter, Glassdoor, CareerBuilder, and Monster may be useful for job seekers; but those resumes remain on these jobsites long after employment has been found. […]

How to Find a Great Director of Nursing

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on February 13, 2018

Here’s How to Find a Great Director of Nursing

Do you have “transferable skills?- A healthcare recruiter blog

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on January 31, 2018

A true recruitment story. Some time ago, I learned that a very prestigious Oncology Hospital was searching for a VP of Clinical Services. The candidate had to have experience working in the field of Oncology. I contacted the Chief Nursing Officer and introduced myself. I politely asked if I could assist in recruiting to fill […]