Top 5 Ways to Recruit From Your Competition

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on March 8, 2017

Use a third party recruiter. A recruiter’s job is to present the very best people to their employer client. If an applicant that works for your competition is presented by the recruiter and wants to interview with you, then do it. We live in a free country. If your competition lodges a complaint about poaching their employee, blame the recruiter. Then keep trying to recruit their best employees.

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 Why You Should Be Actively Recruiting During The Holidays

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on November 21, 2016

The Holiday season is upon us and recruitment for great talent may feel like trudging through molasses. However this can be an outstanding time to connect with well-qualified candidates. With just a bit of ingenuity and creative thinking, organizations can make the most of the Holiday season to recruit the very best talent available.

How to Keep Millennials from Leaving Their Jobs

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on September 1, 2016

Millennials often seek a higher purpose when it comes to their work. When trying to keep Millennials happy, remind them of your company’s mission statement, and how they contribute and are crucial to the greater cause. They like to know they are of worth. Forty-nine percent of junior Millennials (or Millennials in graduate or junior positions) reported in a Deloitte survey that their personal values or morals were very influential in their decision-making at work.

How to Make Your Incoming Emails Go From Inbox to Interview

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 24, 2016

Just as marketing emails incorporate catchy or memorable subject lines, you may want to use similar tactics. You could use your name in the subject line, but the prospective employer doesn’t know you yet. Instead, try something like, “This Week” and then the message may contain information about you applying for the position and how you’d love to talk about it “this week.” There’s an urgency to this subject line that makes it clickable.