What Matters Most?

Old values have shifted. Employers can no longer use tried and true earnings carrots to dangle in front of prospective new hires.  Each generation seemingly has different goals post pandemic. Compensation while still very important, is running in close check with work/life balance.  Erin Scruggs, VP of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn shared that, “Greater flexibility […]

Creating a Recruitment Strategy

By Katie Lamberti, Client Success Manager, LLoyd Healthcare Whenever I get an inquiry from a prospective client company interested in using my skills to assist with a talent opening, I’m always a bit surprised when I ask them what their current recruitment strategy has been and then there is dead air.  I’m not trying to […]

The Role Most Responsive to Change

Administrative Professionals Day is annually celebrated as the last Wednesday in April to honor the often under-appreciated individuals who hold that title in the workplace.  First celebrated as National Secretaries Day in 1952 – much more than the name of the day has undergone some serious reinvention     By Barbara Cohen Farber, Executive Director, […]

Negotiating Up on a Low Salary Offer

Negotiating up a low ball salary offer

  It’s a hot job market, right? Good candidates are scarce. So, why did I just get low balled on salary from my prospective employer? That’s a good question. Buzz in the recruitment community shows that while some companies are stretching their pay ranges, other firms don’t want to feel pressured into giving a candidate […]

Recovering from an Online Interview Fail

  A job seeker went viral six weeks ago after she shared her painful #interviewfail via TikTok. Her particular situation was due to a technical mishap as she went through interview questions sent to her in advance by the employer, SkyWest Airlines, where she was applying to be a flight attendant. The individual, Chaylene Martinez thought she was practicing responses […]

FLEXIBILITY – A two way street for both employers and job candidates

The Covid19 pandemic has been a disruptor of enormous magnitude with the issue of how we work sitting precariously on the fault line.  Everything about how and where we work changed and both workers and employers seem to be stuck trying to find a comfortable balance, perhaps unwilling to make a move for fear of […]