"Expressing your gratitude in writing (or face-to-face) is an example of humility and always good to do or hear. But after reading your posts over the last few months, I know you SHOW your gratitude by mentoring candidates as well as other…"
"Many years ago I started capturing 'Notes' on every person I met at the very earliest possibility; always before COB! Generally, when I create a new contact in Outlook, I add a few words about how we met and any other pertinent facts about…"
"At the risk of appearing contrary, it appears that the basic foundation of your argument, which I interpret as the Expectation of Service is often confused with and therefor mutually exclusive to customer loyalty, is flawed, and as a result, your…"
"Hmmm, got whine?
While I understand your frustration, imagine how it feels to the average candidate. He/she applies to several jobs, is diligent in understanding the req so spends time reviewing and re-writing the resume to reflect same, hits…"
"Sorry to learn that yet another recruiter has hit the wall of avarice and duplicity that seems to be the hallmark of this industry. Fortunately, there are plenty of recruiters and firms that are scrupulous and guard their reputations with…"
"Sorry, first you must define 'Great'.
If by great you mean lots of placements; the attributes are different than if you define greatness by placing candidates that have the potential of not just sticking around for the long-haul,…"
"Unfortunately, many interviewers seem to forget that today's hire is tomorrow's back-fill. A progressive organization uses positive recruiting practices as an integral component of their employee retention program. Devil’s advocate…"
I'm with you 100% and ALWAYS post handwritten notes on our central bulletin-board.
As an aside, one of my former managers had my note to her tacked up in her office for the duration of my employment there.
"Spot-on Scott! My father (no piker in the disciplinary department) was fond of saying a child needs only 2 things (beyond food, water, etc.) to grow into a happy productive adult, "love and discipline".
Not sure about the love part…"
"Being nice and holding folks accountable for production goals are not necessarily mutually exclusive; taken together, they are in fact, the epitome of genuine leadership.
As a retired Navy Chief Petty Officer who spent 12 years on sea-duty, I…"
As a 20 year veteran of the US Navy, I can assure you with unqualified confidence, HE ABSOLUTELY MISSED YOUR VOICE! If there is a better reason to call mom, I don’t know what it is.
Send him my regards for his service and…"
"Life without email is beyond my ability to comprehend; except when trying to communicate with my 4 children (ages 29 - 19).
The oldest is good with e/m, the middle 2 not so much, and the youngest is totally out of it. So if I find myself in…"
"Nice twist on a unique experienc Rayanne!
Seeing someone so exposed, so vulnerable, and so clearly in need, can be likened to some of the resumes I have received over the years.
Who among us hasn’t had a real gut-laugh over some…"
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