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Let’s go ‘Rambo’ on “Post and Pray”

In an excellent blog post titled Post and Pray: Gone and Hopefully Forgotten, Pinstripe suggests we erase from our minds the idea of merely posting resumes on websites and praying they get filled. But I say we never forget. I … Continue reading

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What’s it all Worth?

  A business coach who often coaches top executives told me this tale: It happens quite often that when I coach top leaders, they end up realizing that while they have indeed achieved all the outward signs of success, they’re … Continue reading

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Love & Work Part II

Who are you? Just a few decades ago people had many sources of identity: Religion, class, nationality, political affiliation, family roots, geographical and cultural origins and more. Today many of these, if not all, have been subsumed by work. When … Continue reading

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Love and Work

The Wellsprings of Life are Love & Work, but in what order? When I got my first professional position, I worked a lot of hours in the name of success. I’d moved for that opportunity, far away from my friends … Continue reading

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Facebook Remorse?

Will Gen Y feel Remorse for their Facebook Pages? When we think candidate’s Facebook pages, we’re thinking about beer bong pictures and other adolescent behaviors that tell us if the candidate has basic character and discretion. Don’t we? We’re certainly … Continue reading

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Talent Management

How to Go About Predicting Performance in Talent Management There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance.  … Continue reading

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Biotech Industry

Professional Recruiter Associates works within a variety of industries. A large portion of our staff has worked in the Biotech industry in the past, and we are very familiar with the type of jobs and professionals that are involved in this … Continue reading

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Our Recruiting Process

Here at Professional Recruiter Associates, we follow a very simple process in order to do our Recruiting. We separate it into 6 different steps. The first portion is what we called the “Information” stage. This includes us gathering information from … Continue reading

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Teamwork

The main thing to consider to be successful in any part of business is teamwork. No matter where you work, you are going to have to work with a group of people to make a company successful. If you expect … Continue reading

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Job Descriptions

Beyond Job Descriptions   Searching for a new employee? Look beyond the responsibilities and experience listed on your job descriptions. Think about the traits you valued in the employee who previously held the position or of other employees within your … Continue reading

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