The critical position for which you are recruiting has been open longer than anyone likes. The issues and challenges that the hired candidate will manage are an increasing burden on the already short staff. No one wants to say so but people are muttering that this person must not exist.
I’m frequently asked how to convert a contingency search to a retainer. As a recruiter who made the switch to retainer three years ago, I can tell you what I’ve learned, including some things you may not want to hear.
Each day, thousands of professionals who specialize in recruiting physicians for hospitals, medical groups, community health centers and other organizations wonder if there is anything that could make their jobs easier.
Nothing provides a warm, fuzzy feeling better than a business professional recommendation for capabilities and work performance.In the last part of the 20th Century, recommendations were normally provided via letterhead, and in many cases it was hard to pin down the ‘boss’ to get the recommendation or referral letter typed up, signed, and delivered.A manila file-folder with letters of references was a vital job search tool – the final ‘star’ piece in an interview conclusion.
First it was pensions and now it‘s health coverage! Are employees going to take it on the chin again?
Defined Benefit Pension Plans:
Years ago, Wall Street pressures forced many CFOs and HR professionals in public companies to switch from traditional defined benefit pension (“DB”) plans to 401(k) plans. Wall Street wanted to see companies cap their costs and liabilities and shift the investment risks, savings risks and longevity risks to their employees.