Working recently on a search process with a trusted client has brought me to finally conclude no matter what side of the phone we are on, we all suffer from the trend of “no news means no news,” or worse – “no.” I have been avoiding it, but now I admit […]
If you live in the financial world, you know you can’t go a day without a considerable amount of risk. It’s risky business to invest your money, either for yourself or other peoples’ money. In order to survive and navigate the complex and changing financial environment, institutions like […]
Each day, I receive a vast amount of superior resumes. People who have gone to fantastic schools, achieved great honors, and have worked to develop back stories through internships and volunteer work. Yet, they are without jobs in this economy.
The noted economist Gary Shilling was on Bloomberg radio this morning speaking about many things and he swung to education at […]
The Three Pillars of Opportunity
Every professional that connects with a recruiter with the idea that a better opportunity at one of their client companies is available through a working relationship deserves feedback on their submissions. Recruiters should strive to provide feedback to every professional who applies to a […]
Last week, an ex-connection of mine who previously called me a derogatory name and told me to “know my place” submitted his resume for the 9th time and for the 9th time received a note telling him that he wasn’t a fit for my client’s search. The torrent of words […]
Business Insider conducted a survey of over 10,000 readers to see which business school they ranked the highest in the world. Probably to nobody’s surprise, Harvard University came in 1st. Stanford University was ranked 2nd, University of Pennsylvania 3rd, MIT ranked 4th, and to round out the top 5 the University of Chicago came in 5th. To see the complete […]
You’re happy in your current job and feel everything is in place for you to be content and successful. You like the job responsibilities; management values your abilities and treats you with respect. You enjoy the people and culture of the company, and […]
You’re always hearing about employers doing research on the candidate before and after interviews, whether it is Google, Facebook, Twitter etc. There have even been instances where the interviewing company has asked for the candidates’ Facebook password so they can look at their photos. Nothing can be more intimidating […]
9 Temp to Perm Tips
Being prepared and professional is just the beginning. Here are some tips that might help you get ahead in your goal for turning your temporary job into a permanent one.
- Use your contacts. While you’re looking for work (temporary or permanent), be proactive. Reconnect with former bosses and co-workers; they might prove invaluable when it comes to networking.
- For […]
Bonuses are being decided and overall the figures are OK. While we do not see a massive net increase in bonus dollars, (up 5 or so percent) we see some areas where bonuses are going to sag (fixed income is going to have a poor bonus cycle this year). While […]