Wondering why you haven’t gotten the second interview? It’s always exciting when you send a resume and you receive a call from the company to come in for an interview. The first interview is usually the most intimidating and you’ll have many options to consider as you prepare. You’ll have to decide what to wear,… Read more »
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E-mail Caution! Haste makes waste! When you send out a “quick” e-mail make sure you take a second look. Poorly written e-mails can reflect badly on you and on your company. Be sure to make a good impression by observing a few common sense rules. Re-read your e-mail before you send it, make sure it… Read more »
Q: Everyone in my department currently gets along well. I need to hire an additional person; how can I ensure that I do not hire someone who will have a personality conflict with my other employees? A: No matter if you work in a small company or a large firm, chances are you have had… Read more »
Q: What questions can I ask in an interview that will help me find a candidate that fits well both in personality and skills? A: I have been a recruiter for over 25 years, so many years that I sometimes try to convince people that I started when I was four! One of my main… Read more »
Q: What are some ways I can increase my employee morale? A: Take a look around. Are your employees smiling? Do they enjoy coming to work and feel they are making a significant contribution to the business? If not, you may want to try one of these suggestions to build up morale, which can do… Read more »
Q: What factors should be considered when assessing the Company Benefits Plan? A: The Benefits Plan of a company should reflect the needs of their current employees while considering what may be enticing to new recruits. Outside of medical and dental insurance there are many other incentives that can be offered. Retirement plans, paid vacation,… Read more »
Q: What are some things that should be considered when completing a performance review? A: For the employer, preparation is key when performing a review. Gather up information on previously set goals, feedback from the supervisor, and a summary from the employee on how they feel they are performing, to start the review out… Read more »
INTERVIEW DRESS CODE Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. answers the question of appropriate dress code for an interview. Watch Now!
ACCEPTING A PROMOTION WITH CURRENT COMPANY VS. TAKING A NEW JOB In another installment of “Jeff on Jobs,” Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. reviews the pros and cons of taking a promotion with an existing employer, or accepting a new position elsewhere. Watch Now!
THE BENEFITS OF WORKING TEMPORARY WHILE SEEKING FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. with another installment of “Jeff on Jobs” discusses the benefits of working temporary jobs while continuing the search for full time employment. Watch Now!