Simple Steps to Stop Getting Offer Declines

The number one hiring issue of 2017 that I am hearing from Hiring Managers, Human Resources, and other Recruiters is that more candidates are turning down their offers than ever. Unfortunately, declined offers are a frustrating part of recruitment. There are several things that you can do to reduce the occurrence of offer declines. Before…

Hire a Headhunter or Save Money with DIY Hiring?

Is it better to hire top talent yourself, or to hire a headhunter? Cost is the most often cited reason for not engaging a recruiter, but it isn’t always cheaper to do it yourself. Let’s explore the real costs of hiring so that you can make an educated decision about if it’s time to call…

How to Succeed as a Medical Device R&D Engineer

As I close in on twenty-years working in Med Device Engineering Recruitment and in Human Resources, I think it’s time to impart some wisdom to the career-minded engineers slaving away trying to figure it out. Success is, of course, defined by your own goals. However, it’s likely your career goals fall into one of three…

Headhunters Vs HR – The Age-Old Battle Explained

It’s the age-old battle, internal recruiters disparage Headhunters and Search firm people trash HR. Let’s take a fair and balanced look that the benefits and limits of each of these valuable hiring resources. What’s the deal with recruiters? In my previous book, I discuss the different types of recruiters and how they can help people…

Proven Strategy to break into MANAGEMENT

As a headhunter, many people who are not currently in a management role ask me if I can let them know about opportunities in management. Unfortunately, that’s not the way it works. “Getting into” management isn’t something that companies hire people off the street to do. Trust me; they already have plenty of people in…

Why the Best Employers Win the War for Talent

As the unemployment rate continues to drop, 2017 promises to be a very tough year in the war for talent. Here are the top ten reasons why the very best companies succeed in hiring top talent. 1) Planning – Organizations that are geared towards hiring the best acknowledge that it takes time to attract, identify,…

REPOST OF MY Guest BLOG- FIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PREPARE FOR THE BEST JOB MARKET IN TEN YEARS

FIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PREPARE FOR THE BEST JOB MARKET IN TEN YEARS by Mike Adamo Originally published -https://www.findmyprofession.com/career-advice/five-things-you-can-do-to-prepare-for-the-best-job-market-in-ten-years Five Things You Can Do To Prepare For The Best Job Market In Ten Years With the stock market at new highs, taxes headed to new lows, and a governmental focus on creating new…

Get Promoted NOW!

Getting promoted sometimes feels like a mysterious process. We all have seen that colleague that was “surprised” to get that promotion. I am here to tell you that for top performers, promotions are not a mystical process. They are a process that you must methodically implement to ensure that you maintain a career trajectory that…

My 2017 Goals and 2016 Review

Some of you may know that January 25, 2016 marks my one-year anniversary at Med Device Talent. As the founder of the company, this also means we are celebrating our one year.   Some of you that are familiar with my story…   The story of how I quit a “cushy” corporate talent acquisition leadership…

How to Ask For a Raise

Despite what people say about it not being all about the money, sometimes it is. For most of us, we spend more time working than we do with our family. It’s important to feel like you’re being fairly paid for the work you do. If you don’t think you’re getting paid what you deserve, you…