Building a Personal Career and Job Decision-Making Model

  By Dr. Frank Burtnett  |    Mon Feb 11, 2019

Category: Certification, Columns, Education, Expert Advice

Teddy Roosevelt, a man of who wore many career hats during his lifetime, is credited with saying; “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” Search and...

Employee Burnout ~ Fight It or Flee It?

  By Dr. Frank Burtnett  |    Wed Jan 02, 2019

Category: Certification, Education, Expert Advice

Search and staffing professionals, like others associated with the movement of people in, out and about the workforce, are likely to have been exposed to a fair amount of employee burnout. Quite frankly, recognition of the burnout phenomenon and a desire to escape such conditions may be the marker that...

How to Prevent The Herculean Task of Client Education for Recruiters

  By Anonymous  |    Wed Oct 31, 2018

Category: Certification, Education, Expert Advice

When you describe something as a “Herculean task,” you’re usually doing so because the task is practically impossible. Or you’re implying that the only person who could complete the task is Hercules, the mythical Greek figure. This brings to mind the “12 Labours of Hercules” from Greek mythology. Let’s...

Factoring Luck and Chance into the Transition Process

  By Dr. Frank Burtnett  |    Mon Oct 15, 2018

Category: Certification, Education, Expert Advice

The odds of a staffing professional knowing one, two or multiple candidates in their professional experience who were the beneficiaries of “good karma” when it came to their employment transition are higher than one might suspect. Whether you call it luck or happenstance or chance, there are seemingly unexplained forces...

Guiding the Impetuous and Reckless Candidate

  By Dr. Frank Burtnett  |    Thu Jul 26, 2018

Category: Certification, Education, Expert Advice

If the current job boon is as strong as it appears, your candidates are likely relaxing at the beach this summer wading---not into the surf---but through the spectrum of job offers you’re sending their way. But there may be something more harmful than a dreaded killer shark lurking not too...

Time Management Impact on the Job Seeker and Changer

  By Dr. Frank Burtnett  |    Wed Jun 27, 2018

Category: Certification, Education, Expert Advice

William Penn, the Quaker founder of Pennsylvania, hit the nail square on the head more than 300 years ago when he offered the following: “Time is what we want the most, but what we use the worst.” Job seekers and changers can point to time as both their best friend...

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