A Headhunter's Take on Twas The Night Before Christmas

by Henry Glickel | Category: Article

Posted on December 18, 2019 at 12:17:18 PM



Recruiting For The Christmas Purple Squirrel Candidate ‘Twas two days before Christmas, when all through the recruiting arena, The recruiters had bolted left the office faster than cheetahs;   The placement and invoices had all been submitted, On the searches that had been completed;   All the candidate start dates had been established and confirmed, The staff’s thoughts of starting a new search unconcerned;   So I sat at my desk to read the a recruiter training session, I was looking forward to honing my profession;   I got jolted when the phone rang; My ringtone had startled me with a cling and a clang;   I looked at the phone with some wonder, I saw the area code read North Pole not the land from down under;   I answered the phone, the voice was curt and cold, It was HR from the North Pole, they said, Santa’s not performing his tasks, he may be too old;   I said that statement may be discriminatory, The voice responded; “Sorry, but delivering gifts is Santa’s mandatory”;   I said thanks for the call, but I do not recruit Santas or holiday roles, They responded I may be getting a gift of coal;   Santa can’t do, he is on leave, Henry, we will be honest with you and will not deceive;   We need to recruit a Santa, we have...


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Cybersecurity Threats for Small Businesses

by Henry Glickel | Category: Article

Posted on December 17, 2019 at 08:35:47 AM



As a small business owner, you might not have the capital, foresight, or internal expertise to deal with cybersecurity threats such as hacks of customer data records and personal information or leaks of financial information or intellectual property. While ensuring cybersecurity might sit on the back burner for you, it is important to realize that according to the National Cyber Security Institute 50% of all small businesses experience a cyber attack and 60% of those victims go out of business within 6 months. Additionally according to Towergate insurance about 70% of small businesses have no formal security regarding cybersecurity. Don’t be one of those who ignore cybersecurity in the present and then regret it. This article will guide you through the top cybersecurity threats and how you can prevent them. Here are the top 5 cybersecurity threats for small businesses: Ransomware attacks This type of attack is exactly what it sounds like-hackers get access to sensitive information such as payment details of your customers and extort you for large sums of money. Both paying out exorbitant ransom or letting information leak are detrimental to your business. Phishing Phishing refers to the process of using social media or emails to get you to...


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5 Books To Read For the New Year

by Melanie Korn | Category: Book Review

Posted on December 17, 2019 at 01:30:57 PM



Finders Keepers: Attracting and Retaining Top Sales ProfessionalsRussell RiendeauHow do you attract and retain elite talent in today’s tight labor market? How do you evaluate motivation and ability to sell competitively in your industry? These are just some of the questions Russell Riendeau addresses in Finders Keepers. Other questions addressed include: Is your organization attractive to the best sales and management personnel? Is there a magic commission formula that will keep talent on your team? What can you do about expensive turnover in your sales force? Why is it important to brag about sales reps who have left your organization? Why should you find your replacement?An Effective Life Stephen CoveyAn Effective Life shares original new perspectives on life and self-evaluation, striking infographics, and inspirational quotes in a fresh new package designed for the generation early in their careers and for those long-time Covey admirers who seek to improve their work and personal lives based on principles. You’ll also find a Personal Journal to help you process the insights you’ve gleaned from the book. This book is more than an inspiration, it is an introduction to important principles needed to live An Effective Life.If... (Questions for the Game of Life)Evelyn McFarlane...


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