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2017 Ramax Search, Inc. – Client & Candidate Engagement Survey

2017 Ramax Search, Inc. Client & Candidate Engagement Survey Last year, when we introduced our first survey, we were not sure what to expect.  We were thrilled with the overwhelming response.  For 2017, we received almost 3,000 total responses from professionals and hope that the results will continue to provide clear insight of recent hiring…

5 Career Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make in 2016 (from Inc.)

5 Career Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make in 2016 Times are changing. Your career strategy needs to change with them. Here’s why. BY J.T. O’DONNELL Founder and CEO, CareerHMO.com IMAGE: Getty Images Ever wonder why school teaches us everything except how to get the job? Do you ever feel like managing your career is really hard?…

Is It Really That Hard To Hire Good People? (from Forbes)

Is It Really That Hard To Hire Good People? Liz Ryan , CONTRIBUTOR Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. If you Google the term “talent shortage” you’ll get one point nine million results back. We hear it every day: “It’s hard to find good people!” If you think about it for three seconds,…

Peter Tannenbaum in NY Post: Bonuses could jump 50 percent for top traders (reprinted from NY Post)

Peter Tannenbaum quoted in NY Post January 25, 2015 Bonuses could jump 50 percent for top traders By John Aidan Byrne January 25, 2015 | 8:05am Photo: Shutterstock The top performing money- managers will devour the largest slice of this year’s reduced bonus pool, their overall compensation worth multimillions of dollars.The top traders on the most profitable…

10 Stupid Interview Questions And How To Answer Them

10 Stupid Interview Questions And How To Answer Them  (from Forbes.com)   Ellis Chase has been in the career and staffing business for 35 years, first in the human resources department at what was then Chase Manhattan Bank in New York, then as a managing director at staffing firm Right Management and now as an independent career…

How To Ace The 50 Most Common Interview Questions

How To Ace The 50 Most Common Interview Questions (from Forbes.com, written by Jacquelyn Smith, Forbes Staff) I recently laid out the year’s most oddball interview questions. The Glassdoor list included queries from companies like Google GOOG -0.4%, Bain & Co., and Amazon, which are notorious for their perplexing and unusual job interview questions. In 2012, the search giant asked a candidate, “How…

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Writing a Resume That Shouts “Hire Me”

Writing a Resume That Shouts “Hire Me” (from NY Times) By PHYLLIS KORKKI Published: February 27, 2010 IT’S tempting to think of a résumé as a low-maintenance aspect of your job search. Just list where you worked, what you did and where you went to school, attach that to each application and press the button….

You’re Cute and Fired (from the NY Times)

You’re Cute and Fired (from the NY Times) Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Theresa Vail, an Army National Guard sergeant, was Miss Kansas in the last Miss America pageant. She believes beauty and the military can coexist. Does it really pay to be beautiful? Unless you’re a model, perhaps not.   Last week, Col. Lynette Arnhart expressed…