Why 30 Percent of Millennials Want to Ditch Their Employer Within a Year

By Bruce Herbst | January 18, 2017 |

Why 30 Percent of Millennials Want to Ditch Their Employer Within a Year A new study shows those Millennials you’re training plan to take their skills elsewhere. By J.T. O’Donnell A new study by LinkedIn surveyed more than 13,000 Millennial job seekers to find out what it takes to get them to work for you, and offers…

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One In Three Tech Workers Is Underpaid

By Bruce Herbst | January 10, 2017 |

Many are earning at least 10% less than they could command if they looked for new job today By: Lauren Weber The Wall Street Journal Jan. 10, 2017 10:00 a.m. ET    Sure, you know what you’re paid. But what are you worth? In high-demand labor markets such as technology, it is tough for workers…

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Should Your Organization Use Personality Assessments for Hiring

By Bruce Herbst | January 4, 2017 |

I see some of our clients utilizing personality assessments in their hiring and employee development practices. According to Psychology Today, about 80% of Fortune 500 companies use personality tests to assess potential and current employees to make hiring, team building, and developmental decisions. Some of the most common and widely used personality tests that we see…

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Tips to Turn Interviews into Job Offers

By Bruce Herbst | December 7, 2016 |

Those who land the best jobs, in the shortest period of time, are those who never go on “autopilot.” They understand that a search is only over once you’ve accepted an offer. It doesn’t stop when you receive a call back, it definitely doesn’t stop during the first face-to-face interview, and each and every following…

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You Really Don’t Need to Squeeze Salary Information from Candidates

By Bruce Herbst | November 18, 2016 |

  You ask “If I don’t know what someone was earning before, how do I know what they’re worth?” The truth is that knowing what someone earned before tells you nothing about what ‘they are worth,’ which is not a fixed sum in any case. People and the talents and gifts they bring you are…

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