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…

Common Hiring Mistakes Keeping You from Filling Your Job

Over the years, I have been called in to solve some of the most difficult hiring challenges. Most commonly, managers are making one or more of the excuses outlined in this article. These five excuses will derail, slow, and impede your progress. Blame Others – “HR is not doing enough to help” With tight budgets,…

The Best Month for Pay Increases and Better Titles?

We all know that the month of November marks the start of the holiday season, but did you know it’s also the best time to look for a job? That’s right. The next three months are the best time of the year to consider a new opportunity. It’s the time for the best offers and…

Quality of Recruiters Reaches Record Lows

During my 17-year career in headhunting and corporate talent acquisition, I have seen many changes in the industry, but unfortunately, the average quality of recruiters has never been worse. I recently read an article by a “recruiting expert” that no candidate should make a job change without a 30% pay increase. The “expert” went on…

Can a Recruiter Really Help You Find a Job?

  In this episode we will explore if and when a recruiter can help you. We will go over they different types of recruiters How to select a good one and how to work with a recruiters Share:Follow:

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Lame – New Video

  Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out Published on Oct 3, 2016   Welcome to the Med Device Talent Show- Hosted By Mike Adamo- Author & Career Expert How to Create a LinkedIn Profile that Stands Out If you’re looking for a job the reason to create a great LinkedIn profile is obvious But there…