5 reasons to jump at the chance of going on an interview

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on November 9, 2017

Are you feeling pretty comfortable in your current job?  If you are making a decent living, and if the work is “ok” and if your boss is not too terrible, it can be easy to get complacent. Why rock the boat, right? Until one day, things change. Your perfect world reveals itself to be not […]

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.

Always take a recruiter’s call: here’s why:

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 4, 2017

Even if you may not be “on” the job market, most likely you are “in” the job market should an excellent opportunity come your way. So it makes complete sense to take a call or an email the next time a recruiter reaches out to you. Simply put, you never know if a better opportunity […]

Hiring? Dig deep in an applicant’s online presence

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on October 2, 2017

Checking on someone’s social networking activity is about learning as much about the character and makeup of the applicant as possible.