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The Anatomy of the Counter Offer



The subject of the counter offer is a very highly debated topic. If you are in a job search while currently employed and in fact entertain a new offer, it is a safe assumption that your current employer will do what it takes to keep you. And while having two companies fighting over your professional services can feel flattering, it is incumbent on you to fully understand the situation and not just take the highest offer.

This article is not written to persuade…

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Added by Chadd Balbi on April 16, 2014 at 8:52am — 2 Comments

“Communication Skills” and Other Bad Job Ad Jargon

small 11528630884State of the American Workforce Study revealed that 70% of US workers don’t like their job. Few people will take a job that they know isn’t a match for them, so how is it that the percentage of unhappy workers is so high? While there are about 498 answers to that question, bad job ads are in part to blame.

The following are either what we call “no-duh” phrases, or highly overused…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 19, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

What is your Recruiting Job Title?

This topic has come up previously on RBC and I must say that I do find it to be a bit amusing. As a recruiting professional - what is your current job title?

Recruitment Consultant

Headhunter

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Candidate Experience Manager

Have any…

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Added by Tim Spagnola on February 11, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Get the Right People Rule the Fight Market

Like it or not, markets in which businesses operate have changed and the speed at which these markets changed have left many businesses out of the race. With technology being infused in every small to big organizational dynamics, businesses need smart people who know the art of their trades well better than the competition. And you know who the competitors are? World is at race against you – it’s the whole world that is your competition.

So, where you are leading your business…

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Added by Emaan Ali on January 16, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Landing a job in Europe for (Indian) foreigners in Europe

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my network of Indian contacts in ICT is “considerably” large and therefore the head-hunting branch of my company receives dozens of CV’s from India each week. I often get asked by applicants how to land a job in Germany/France/Holland etc … So I’d like to shed some light here.

Germany is currently…

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Added by Valbonne Consulting on January 4, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Your 6 Step Job Description Checklist

 

I’ll never forget the time I was sitting opposite a client taking a brief for a new position in her team and when I asked her if she had a position description she literally scribbled a few bullet points on to a Post-It note and handed it to me across the table.

Was she…

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Added by Paul Slezak on December 2, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Baby Steps in HR Technology: Let’s Talk Job Boards

When job boards hit the scene over 15 years ago, they firmly grabbed a solid spot in online recruiting. As job boards have evolved, it has become an understatement to refer to them as simply job boards any longer. They have morphed into several different types of online job search and recruiting…

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Added by Raj Sheth on November 20, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Top Job Hunting Guidelines to be considered at the Age of 50?

For people who are 50-years old and would like to work again or change jobs, the job vacancies in London look very appealing. However, the job market today is a battle field for them, despite the fact that they are old hands in their field of work, applicants with less experience and fewer skills are still preferred by companies. Why? Most probably, this is because, those candidates are way younger. Although this is a painful truth, mid-lifers must face this fact.

In the past, when…

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Added by Will Smith on November 14, 2013 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

Cinema Advertising

Cinema Advertising reaches a captive audience full of passive job seekers where you can have an incredibly high number of weekly exposures. One 10-screen theater will deliver your message over 1,500 times per week! For relatively negligible costs depending on the market, you will get as many as three viewings of your message prior to show time.



Rich Peterson encourages you to "Bullet Recruit" by targeting screens in the very neighborhood where you want your candidates to work…

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Added by Richard Peterson on November 11, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Are You Creating The Worst Job Ads?

From clichés to common sense, so many job ads out there are filled with some pretty stupid stuff. At first glance, some of the requirements listed below seem imperative, but it is often relative to the position. Job ads take time, they cost money and they will ultimately gauge the…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on November 9, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Tactics to hire top talent

It is very difficult for the recruiters to enroll top talent who have the right skill and experience. At the start of the New Year here is a huge pass out of fresh graduates that are ready to become the active part of the society. However rolling the fresh and new…

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Added by Emaan Ali on October 21, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Hiring Expectations ...

It’s been a while since I’ve actually had some time to sit down and put some thoughts on paper. Now that I had a chance to think about it, hiring expectations seemed like a common problem recruiting…

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Added by Paul Alfred on September 29, 2013 at 9:12am — 2 Comments

Hiring Veterans Could Be the Secret to Saving the Job Market

You’d think a sudden influx of more than 100,000 jobs in the United States would make everyone happy, right? Think again.

Between 2009 and 2012, the number of manufacturing jobs in the United States shot up from 98,000 to 230,000. With Chinese labor costs increasing by 15 to 20 percent a year, many American companies have elected to pack up their manufacturing operations…

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Added by Jennifer Umali on September 27, 2013 at 10:16am — 3 Comments

Do employers need to to adapt to meet the needs of Gen Y? (Or should Gen Y adapt to meets the needs of the employer?)

When I was growing up as something of a surly youth way back when, I had my own idea of what I wanted and what the world owed me. But, I soon found out that in order to get on in life, and in work, you need a degree of flexibility rather than a set of immovable expectations around which employers need to lightly tread. The difference is of course, back then we…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on September 16, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

How To Be a Successful Job Candidate

Rich Peterson's Lessons from the Political Campaign Trail

Think your job search is challenging? How would you like to go on 100 interviews a month as other candidates try to discredit you and the media stands ready to report (and continually replay) any mistake or failing to a laughing public?

Next to running for office, a job search is a…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Seven Great Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

Rich Peterson feels, "It's Now Your Turn."



After they hold you to the fire, here are 7 questions to ask them. Some of them about the company and some about you.



Do some research if you are going for an interview. Read the job description and requirements carefully. Browse the web site to see how the organization presents itself. Search…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

How to Correctly Resign from a Job

Rich Peterson is clear: Two Weeks' Notice

How to Give Notice that You’re Leaving Your Job…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

College Classes to Take to Find and Keep a Job

Economics

Environmental Studies

Engineering

Statistics

Computer Programming

For More Information:…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Perfect Job Title

Organizations from big to small have their own way of doing things. Smaller companies might call a receptionist a “Front Desk Warrior” while a larger company’s job ad might say “Administrative Clerk”. There are dozens of titles for the same position. As recruiters and hiring managers get more creative with their titles, their jobs ads get less and less…

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Added by Raj Sheth on September 12, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

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