The Rainmaker Journal

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Why Hiring From Within “Just To Get It Handled” Is A Terrible Idea

 

Things are going great around the office.  You have a solid group of employees and your new marketing strategy is bringing in a steady flow of clients.  The new office is finally finished and everything is back to normal.  You have made it through the rough times, and now you have time to focus on those important projects that will help keep your business at the forefront of the industry.  Life is good, until…

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Why Rainmakers Take The “Go Early, Go Ugly” Approach

 

You are a success.  Even with the tough economic times of the past several years your business is growing.  You have dedicated nights and weekends to the business sacrificing your time and energy to the growth and development of your business.  You have made it, for now.  You understand that success is fleeting and you have to stay on top of your game and have people working for you who are on top of their game as well to keep your business in the position it’s in today.  You know what it takes to make it...

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Staffing Agencies Are All Smoke and Mirrors

We have all been there. You have a position to fill and there is no one internally with

the time and resources to dedicate to finding a qualified candidate. It is time to go

outside of the company for help. But where do you turn? Most of the time you call

what you think is your only choice: the staffing agency….and you resent it...

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When It Comes To Hiring, Your Employees Have Their Own Agenda

 

It’s time to hire another person into your business.  Maybe you’re growing and need to add another person to your team, or maybe it is simply time to replace someone in the organization.  Whatever the case may be, you have to go out and find someone new.  You are busy growing and running your business and certainly don’t have the time to take on this task yourself, and even if you did have the time, you don’t know where to begin...

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Why Personality Surveys Are A Good Idea

 

It is time to add another Research Analyst to your team.  You have read a stack of resumes and have interviewed three candidates.  All three candidates have a solid enough background, and all three have the degrees that you are looking for.  The hard part has become choosing which one to hire.  You decide to hire Jane.  She is a great communicator and was very excited about the job opportunity...

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