Trying to get a job isn’t quite only about resumes and interview questions anymore. Employers want to make sure that they are hiring the perfect candidate for the job. In other words, simple facts like the education, experience, strengths, and why the candidate wants the job aren’t enough to satisfy potential employers. [Read more…] about Employers check my WHAT?
As any good dealmaker understands, knowing what your potential partner wants is half the battle to coming to an agreement that is satisfactory to the partner and that is acceptable to you. Nowhere is this more important than in striking a deal with a manufacturer’s representative for the U.S. market, a market that can make or break your success depending on the decisions you make about who will be your “face” in the industry. [Read more…] about Negotiating with a Manufacturer’s Representative
Employee Compensation structures must be competitive to attract and retain desirable candidates.
Some employers take it a step further and offer their employees incentive-based commission to reward them for their hard work or extravagant results. As the name suggests, this type of commission will provide an incentive for employees to work harder and achieve higher goals. [Read more…] about Employee Compensation
A mysterious malady is afflicting the best and brightest European companies. Even those that shine in their home markets succumb to disabling mistakes when establishing a subsidiary in the United States. Why? The answer lies in a highly prevalent strain of corporate amnesia…
“The good business sense that European companies demonstrate in their home markets seems to go out of the window when they come across the water”…
read more: How could you do that – New World Management
Proper business etiquette in the United States is slightly more relaxed than it is in Germany. The more friendly and informal approach is not only evident in the personal lives of Americans, but in the business world as well. For example, in most situations in the US, you may begin a conversation with someone you have just met using their first names. [Read more…] about Proper Business Etiquette: USA vs. Germany (Part 1)
There are two different types of recruiting: Retained and Contingency. A retained recruiter will typically charge a fee to conduct a search, while a contingency recruiter will not charge the client until a candidate they represent is hired. A retained recruiter will only seek to fill the position within the recruitment company and will work very closely with their clients in order to find the best person for the job. In the end, he or she will usually supply the client with a list of anywhere between three to ten names for the interview process. [Read more…] about Contingency vs. Retained Recruiting