Archive for the Category ◊ Hiring Manager Resources ◊

• Thursday, February 19th, 2015

U.S. employers came out swinging in the New Year with a strong January 2015 jobs report. The U.S. economy added 257,000 jobs in January — more than economists had been expecting — and there were also a few other positive surprises sprinkled throughout the report. Here are a few headlines so you can get a sense of the […]

• Monday, October 15th, 2012

Join Relevant LinkedIn Groups LinkedIn groups are great forums for career-related discussions — members often share articles, ask questions and start online conversations with each other. Do a quick group search on LinkedIn, and you’re likely to get a long list of niche groups within your field. That said, do your research to make sure […]

• Monday, October 15th, 2012

By Skip Freeman At what point during her new job search do you suppose Marissa Mayer, the new CEO of Yahoo, advised her boss at Google that she was “looking”? (The answer to this question, which may very well surprise you, is at the end of this blog.) The truth of the matter is, if you are like most people, […]

• Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Arkay Career Services is conducting a 2 months survey to examine the 2012 employment trends within the medical device industry. We will conclude the poll in November and share with you the results. Please help us spread the word, the more votes we have the more accurate the results will be. Voting is completely confidential […]

• Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

If you want to remain relevant and advance your career in today’s global marketplace, you need to serve as an enabler of business growth and innovation. One of the best ways to do this is to adopt an “immigrant mindset.” The immigrant mentality has proven time and again to accelerate careers and build enterprise. A study in 1996 […]

• Saturday, August 25th, 2012

Not everyone is a good interviewer.  It’s not a skill that one is born with – it’s something you learn and then need to work on developing – like any other job aspect, it requires training and experience. I recently came to the conclusion that while I like to meet people and hear about their […]

• Friday, August 24th, 2012

This is a guest post from Dev Ittycheria, a partner at Greylock Partners. One of the most daunting personnel decisions an enterprise software company CEO has to make is hiring a new head of sales. Make a great hire and the company’s ability to scale increases dramatically, accelerating growth and creating value for everyone involved. Make […]

• Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

With the medals handed out and the games concluded, we can take a look back at the months and years leading to the Olympic games. Top athletes selected to represent each country’s Olympic team were picked from the best, after many try-outs and judging competitions. Based on the toughest criteria, these decisions were a result […]

• Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Terry Weaver and his colleagues at the Chief Executive Boards International have little patience for “toxic employees.” The group normally is quick to encourage members to fire an employee whose presence is a “cancer” on the company, said Weaver, who serves as CEO of the organization that provides ideas and advice to business owners and leaders. […]

• Friday, August 17th, 2012

Your average job seeker just doesn’t “get” what a recruiter does. This is apparent to anyone that’s ever heard a friend or relative complain about a recruiter “not finding them a job.” If you’re planning on working with recruiters or with a staffing firm, here are a few things to keep in mind. Tips for Working with […]