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Go With Your Gut

Last week I received an email, then had several emails exchanged, a gentleman who was interested in hiring us to find him some new employees.  The type of employee he was looking for wasn’t an [...]

By | April 17th, 2014|Categories: RFT Search Group Blog|0 Comments

The Cat’s Meow, er, Poop

Frustrated with his job search, a gentleman from St. Louis sent bundles of cat droppings to each of those companies who rejected him.  (Article link here:  http://bit.ly/1dHTRvQ).  Aside from the obvious repercussions including two years’ [...]

By | February 12th, 2014|Categories: RFT Search Group Blog|0 Comments

Able, Willing AND Available

The first time I found myself in a position to file for unemployment was a real humble moment.  I had been ‘downsized’ from a company that said they were closing their doors.  I called my [...]

By | January 15th, 2014|Categories: RFT Search Group Blog|0 Comments

Helicopter Parents Need to Fly On Outta Here!

Every once in a while I receive an email from a parent forwarding their (adult) child’s resume.  While I can appreciate your wanting to help them, it’s best to just hand over the recruiters’ contact [...]

By | August 14th, 2013|Categories: RFT Search Group Blog|0 Comments

Is Blogging the new Black?

Blogging seems to go with everything these days!  Like quilting?  Start a blog?  Love a recipe?  Blog about it?  Run the operations side of a search firm?  Blog it, baby!The problem comes in that you [...]

By | August 6th, 2013|Categories: RFT Search Group Blog|0 Comments

It Just Wasn’t a Good Fit (Follow up from yesterday’s post)

Following up on the previous blog regarding the candidate who kept saying ‘It wasn’t a good fit’:  After several attempts, days in between conversations, and my sharing with him my concern for him not being [...]

By | March 22nd, 2013|Categories: RFT Search Group Blog|0 Comments