Category: Career Management

  • Google Is A Powerful Tool

    The subtitle should read: Tell The Truth We have written about people who do not tell the truth about their credentials in the past. We find that between 10% - 15% of all candidates fabricate a degree on their resume. It is easy to catch . . . . . we...

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  • Professional Development - Energizing!

    This past week, I had the pleasure of attending a professional development meeting with my colleagues from Partner Search Alliance - also called PSA (...

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  • It's (Unofficial) Summer in Minnesota: Let the Networking Begin!

    The subtitle for this Blog post should really be, "Do I know you?" The default InMail:  I'd like to add you to my professional network on LinkedIn. When former Vice President Al Gore invented the Internet, we all became all powerful.  Google...

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  • Do YOU know who is conducting your search?

    The times they are a changin' . . . . . (thank you Bob Dylan). 2015 - is there something in the water? There are multiple retained (and contingent) search firms in the Twin Cities.  Keeping the focus on retained-only firms, this...

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  • Research - It Makes a Difference

    It was in an interview during March of 1999 when Al Gore stated that he took the initiative for creating the internet.  Since its creation (regardless of who created it), we have had access to an amazing amount of information.  And we can access the...

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  • 15 Best Business Ideas for 2015

    Each new year, there are a plethora of websites that list the top new ideas and/or trends for the coming year. People often look for opportunities - what industries and or new markets should be pursued? For the entrepreneur, this is a great list. For the person...

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  • Happy New Year! (sub-title: Let the Recruiting Begin!)

    Happy New Year!  Remember to write 2015 on everything (I used to say write 2015 on your checks - but who writes checks anymore). The Job Market is Heating Up I was reviewing ere.net this morning and found the first article I want to post for all to...

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  • And the unemployment rate is . . . . . .

    How IS the job market? The news gives us mixed information. Anecdotally, companies are having trouble finding the people they need. That said, people that are in transition are not often finding what they seek. And people we as a search firm call are getting multiple...

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  • Getting to Know a 'Recruiter'

    As often as quarterly, I conduct a session at a few Career Transition organizations on "How To Work With A Recruiter."  It is a popular topic, attended by Managers and above that are receiving services through these organizations.  There is so much mystique...

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  • The Market Is Strong!

    As seen in the last two Blog posts, some interesting trends have been identified that we are already seeing come true.  Adding to the trend data, the executive/retained search industry is considered a leading economic indicator.  We see how the economy is doing...

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