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Many job seekers these days mistakenly believe that former employers are working under a gag order; that company policies prevent them from giving any employment information other than the standard “dates and title.” Unfortunately, this is not always the case. … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Chuck Inman is a leadership and emotional intelligence specialist and founder of Crystal Clear Motivation LLC. “Are you kidding me? Weekly meetings?!” Riley says, questioning why Clint, his boss, was calling for weekly staff meetings instead of the … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Jonathan Ciampi is the president and founder of Preptel, a Danville, Calif., employment firm. Did you know that, at most companies: computers read your résumé first, not humans; at least 75 percent of résumés are discarded for using … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Sandy Dumont is a certified image consultant and author. Her latest publication, Color Me Correctly, Please, will be released spring 2013. For more information visit www.theimagearchitect.com. Sociobiologists tell us that buried deep inside us, we all have compelling … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Karen Morgan is president of Morgan Search, a Santa Monica, Calif., recruitment firm specializing in the marketing research industry. No one teaches us to manage our careers. Some people are fortunate and seem to just “fall into” opportunities. … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Brad Remillard is cofounder of Impact Hiring Solutions and coauthor of You’re Not the Person I Hired: A CEO’s Guide to Hiring Top Talent. For more information visit www.bradremillard.com. In a recent survey of over 100 CEOs and … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Abigail Monson is a St. Paul, Minn.-based independent marketing researcher. She can be reached at 507-581-3276 or at email@example.com. Drive and passion. Two words I see over and over on job postings for entry-level market research positions. “Driven and passionate … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Many research firms use temporary employees for extra help but if not properly managed, temps can do more harm than good. The July 9, 2012, edition of Quirk’s e-newsletter featured an article by Deborah C. Sawyer, president of … Continue reading
Editor’s note: Brad Remillard is cofounder of Impact Hiring Solutions and coauthor of You’re Not the Person I Hired: A CEO’s Guide to Hiring Top Talent. For more information visit www.bradremillard.com. Do other people in your organization interview candidates who … Continue reading
We’re getting ready to field our annual researcher salary survey and so I’ve been rereading some of the output from the 2011 study. One of the goals of this blog will be to give readers some tips and guidance on … Continue reading