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Evaluating An Employment Offer

Evaluating An Employment Offer

After a long and difficult hunt, you’ve finally received an employment offer. Congratulations! Any job offer represents a very important decision for both you and the employer. When you receive an offer, there are many factors to consider in your decision-making process. While there are hundreds of questions you can ask a potential employer, two of the most important categories to cover are: compensation and benefits.

Thursday, November 21, 2013/Author: Pete Langlois/Number of views (13483)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Employee Retention Tips

Employee Retention Tips

For many employers, the issue of employee retention does not become top of mind until the unthinkable happens: a highly valued and trusted employee resigns. Sadly, by the time this takes place, your ability to keep the employee long-term is minimal. That’s why I encourage all of my clients to take some time each month to think about and invest in employee retention. The following are techniques I have seen employers use effectively to increase employee satisfaction and retention:

Monday, November 18, 2013/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (12797)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Resume Review Tips for Employers

Resume Review Tips for Employers

As a recruiter, I see and read hundreds of a resumes in a month. After so many years in the industry, I have developed a few resume “instincts” that help me determine if a candidate is worth a call or an interview. But, employers have a much more difficult time reviewing resumes. They don’t see them on a regular basis, and as a result it is hard to know exactly what to look for. The following are two parts of a resume employers should closely consider before bringing any candidate in for an interview.

Thursday, October 31, 2013/Author: Pete Langlois/Number of views (16964)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Consequences of a Counter Offer

Consequences of a Counter Offer

In the current competitive economy, it is common practice for employers to do everything in their power to keep an employee from resigning. Counter offers often include newly created incentives that were previously not offered to the employee such as bonuses, promotions, and flexible schedules. Typically these are offered to entice the candidate with short term benefits that mask the underlying issues that the company has failed to address previously. Statistics show, and my personal experience has shown, that while there are reasons a counter offer makes sense for the employer, there are consequences that employees should strongly consider before accepting a counter offer. Here are three of them:

Tuesday, October 29, 2013/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (17599)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Why Everyone Should “Date” a Recruiter

Why Everyone Should “Date” a Recruiter

It is my belief that everyone, employers and job candidates alike, should “date” a staffing agency recruiter. Why? Because, starting and maintaining a relationship with a recruiter can bring you immediate and ongoing value.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013/Author: Dave Schneider/Number of views (21920)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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