All Blog Posts Tagged 'success' (50)

Turning Your Organization Upside Down

Turning Your Organization Upside Down- excellent blog post by Jim Clemmer about running a successful organization.

Added by Sue Orr on April 13, 2015 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Three Easy Techniques to Advance in Your Career

1) If your boss doesn’t know you want to move up in the company you are unlikely to get a promotion or even recognition for doing good work.  Bosses annot read your mind. Our attention is split all over in this time of electronic communications, and the same is true of your supervisor;The bosses attention is focused on  their team, politics, performance, paperwork, compliance, strategy, competition, profile building, hiring and firing, and many other items. If you don’t get feedback…

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Added by Donald Sonn on January 29, 2015 at 1:35pm — No Comments

4 Critical Techniques for Wowing Your Job Interviewer!

Most job interviews are for positions that will pay at least several thousand more than you are currently earning. Successful job interviews can vault your career forward. Yet, most applicants leave the process to chance. That also explains why they lose out most of the time. Don't let that happen to you! Prepare by studying these simple steps toward success: 

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Added by Donald Sonn on January 6, 2015 at 8:25pm — No Comments

Can you be Happy in Work and in Life or Only One at a Time?

 

 Posted by Donald Sonn

http://profrecruitersblog.com/

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A business coach who often coaches top executives told me this tale:

It happens quite often that when I coach top leaders, they end up realizing…

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Added by Donald Sonn on December 22, 2014 at 11:58am — No Comments

How well does Interviewing work in Choosing the best Employee?

Employee Performance There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance.  Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57.  We could make the…

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Added by Donald Sonn on December 10, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

5 Steps to Helping Employees Further Their Career Success

During the last two decades, company managers encouraged their employees so that they can be career self-reliant.

They want their employees to take charge of their careers without relying on guidance from within the organization.…

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Added by Karleia Steiner on October 10, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

What the Hell is Success Anyway?

"I want to be successful when I grow up". Isn't that what we are taught at an early age? When you are younger you aspire to do so much and achieve so many great things. You are full of vigor and stamina. You have goals, and you start knocking them down one by one. You are determined to be somebody. You are…

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Added by Will Thomson on February 17, 2014 at 12:49am — 14 Comments

Putting the Zing back in your Thing



Life as a recruiterhas its ups and downs from the joyous highs of making that big placement in that unfillable role to the…

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Added by Gareth Hooper on November 14, 2013 at 7:36pm — No Comments

The Sky is Falling

If you’ve read a  newspaper or watched the news lately you have no doubt been bombarded with bad news stories about how poorly the economy is doing and how tough things currently are.  Sure, the economy is certainly not booming but the oversaturation of negative news items would have you believe that the sky is…

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Added by Gareth Hooper on November 9, 2013 at 9:09pm — 3 Comments

People are companies' best competitive advantage.

The Houston Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues was this Wednesday and Thursday.  The sessions that I attended were excellent.  Thank you to the exhibitors for their financial support!  A couple of the presenters mentioned that in a recent survey, more CEOs interviewed sited Human Capital as their top challenge than any other concern.  HR expertise is more important now than ever and it is finally being recognized.  Recruiting, engagement, and retention are now key concerns on the minds in the…

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Added by Sue Orr on May 17, 2013 at 11:24am — No Comments

Back in the saddle...

After almost five years, I have returned to the IT staffing industry in order to be a founding member and recruiter at Kranect. I have found the industry somewhat changed in that social media and technology have changed how people interact when it comes to jobs. For example when I was last recruiting, Twitter was barely in existence, Facebook was just becoming available to non-students, and LinkedIn wasn’t the recruiting tool it has become today. People were still on MySpace for goodness…

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Added by Kelly McKinsey on September 14, 2012 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Everybody has a dream...What's your dream?

"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney

There you have it.

As working class adults you are witnessing unprecedented times. As many of us are parents, the fear that times may get worse and our children will be suffering the same or worse fate than us a frightful thought. The world in a period of extreme concern. Civil unrest,…

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Added by Mark A. Leon on September 13, 2012 at 8:18am — 2 Comments

Recruiting Vegas-Style: Metrics, Opportunities, and Determination

I am a big fan of METRICS. Year after year, they are the best way to gauge your performance & effort, and the ROI accompanying your output. Some recruiters drill down to "dollars per dial" (CASH-IN / CALLS) to measure how they are doing compared to years past.

That being said, the recruitment industry provides all of us with a tremendous…

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Added by Todd Wilson on July 24, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Integrity, A Valued Commodity.

In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you." 

— Warren Buffet

(CEO, Berkshire Hathaway)

 

Recruitment isn’t an easy lark. As a recruitment consultant I am often on the phone to candidates of an evening, arranging interviews and hearing feedback. There is an argument to be made that some…

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Added by Lipton Fleming on July 18, 2012 at 6:09am — 4 Comments

Move Beyond Salary – Money is Not A Viable Measure of Success

One of the most important jobs of a recruiter when making a match between candidate and client is salary expectations…or is it?  Salary is one component but what should be considered is the total compensation package + non tangibles such as culture and advancement opportunity.  However I am sure we can all recount those who get stuck on salary and that is often because salary reflects status and an interpreted success (along with job title).  We are after all social creatures and what others…

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Added by Darryl Moore on June 20, 2012 at 6:25pm — No Comments

8 Steps To Career Success

Good Workers + Great Values = Success.

Most employers/employees alike seek career success and the path to success is paved with hard work. As winning the lottery is not always an option, most people know success means hard work, working with people, understanding corporate objectives and managing challenges. Take enlightened footsteps on a career path to success; implement these steps into your day to day career life, if you haven’t already.…

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Added by Lipton Fleming on June 13, 2012 at 6:21am — No Comments

8 Phrases that Describe a Successful Recruiter…

What is a good recruiter?    How would you describe one?   I decided to make a list of phrases of what I think describes a successful recruiter.

 

A Good Recruiter is:

  1. Having relationships with a side of good timing.
  2. A partner/advisor.  
  3. A candidate and client…
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Added by Bruce Rowles on June 7, 2012 at 7:14am — 7 Comments

Accountability – The Anchor of Success

Over the last few months we have seen some recurring themes with some of our pivotal clients.  There is a massive struggle to secure the best of the best in the market – everyone wants the same thing – and this is summed up simply, “People with emotional intelligence who want to work hard, have fun whilst doing so and get great results whilst building a business/business…

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Added by Lipton Fleming on April 16, 2012 at 6:40am — No Comments

Warren Buffett’s Ten Secrets of Success

I’m not 100% sure if these tips are “officially” from Warren Buffett, but this set of advice is widely attributed to him, and there are plaques in various public places that list these as his ten basic principles of success.  They seem to dovetail with how he…

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Added by Mark Bregman on February 24, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Project Solutions vs. One-Off Transactional Sales: How to Provide More Value to Clients

Your objective in a transactional sale is to sell your product or service: “This is what I have, do you want it?” There’s nothing wrong with that, especially if you make the sale!

But if more business and a long-term relationship with clients is what you’re after, you need to think about selling solutions. Selling project solutions is a different objective, which requires a different approach: “What do you need? I’ll provide it for you.”

A relationship sale is based on your…

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Added by Tim Giehll on August 31, 2011 at 2:56pm — No Comments

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