February 3, 2013 in Announcements
If you're not exercising this emotional muscle, you're probably setting yourself up for failure. I'm utterly convinced that the key to lifelong success is the regular exercise of a single emotional muscle: gratitude.
February 2, 2013 in Announcements
Maybe you're thinking of looking for a new job opportunity, or maybe you've been on a job search for an extended period of time. In either case, you may want to think about using an executive recruiter to help you. There are advantages to using a recruiter that add value to your job search efforts and can help you increase your chances of landing a new position.
January 30, 2013 in Recent News
It’s no secret that the Great Recession had a devastating effect on the US manufacturing base. Between 2008 and 2009 more than one trillion dollars bled out of US companies that make everything from food to advanced aerospace and defense products. Lately things have begun to look a little better — the value of US manufacturer shipments was about $4.9 trillion in 2010 compared to $4.4 trillion in 2009. A $500 billion improvement is nothing to sneeze at, but another shot-in-the-arm may be on the way.
January 29, 2013 in Interviews
More employers are using phone interviews as screening mechanisms to narrow down their applicant pool. These calls can range from short and perfunctory to long and in-depth, but either way, it's crucial to be prepared for them.