Since the take-off of the social media world, stories hitting the headlines about employees getting fired because of what they have posted on their Myspace, Facebook, or any other networking site have skyrocketed. Most companies have the ability to tap into this social media universe whenever they feel it is necessary to do so. Whether an employer is looking to hire or trying to keep track of certain employees, they are able to access more than employees may know. Most potential candidates or current employees are advised to keep their posted pictures “appropriate.” This is where the problems arise- people argue and debate what “appropriate” exactly means and whether or not limiting what a social media site or an employer can knock into is stripping basic liberties from the population.Read More at Industry Articles >>
People leave the workplace under all kinds of circumstances, whether voluntary or not. Lay-offs, sicknesses, and motherhood are the most common reasons for taking time off from work. With the poor state of today’s economy, unemployment rates are surfacing at an all time high. Because the workplace changes over the years, being out of work for a while can mean a need for updated wardrobes, resumes, interviewing skills, and knowledge of what employers are looking for. Many of these issues evolve over time and by keeping up with the trends, candidates will successfully convey their interest in getting the job.Read more at Career Corner >>
Conflicts are common place in life and the workplace is no exception. It is very difficult to deal with problems in the workplace, especially when specific individuals do not get along very well, but that makes it even more important. We assume that most people spend a minimum of 8 hours a day working and another 8 hours a day sleeping, so the time that an individual spends at work is about 50 percent of the time that he/she is awake. Without a proper plan for conflict resolution, some employees could be spending about half of their waking hours dealing with disagreements. This has a real good possibility of affecting morale and productivity in the working environment. So many people are asking how these conflicts can be avoided, and if they cannot, how can they be resolved?Read more at Management Matters >>
Executive Search Firm Reaction Search International has placed Jeffrey Grayson as Intrawests CIO. The search was conducted by Robert Boroff, a Managing Director at Reaction Search International.Read More RSI Press Releases >>
The RSI Case Studies Section of the News Center was created to keep documentation on the Successful Search Solutions RSI has uniquely provided to it's Clientele.
RSI Case Studies are a record of the extraordinary Search & Recruiting Methodologies that time and time again yield a high R.O.I. for Employers & present high performance Career Opportunities for Candidates.
Our client-- A U.S.-Based Personal Wealth Management Provider-- had a need for an Inside Sales Manager who was qualified and successful in mentoring business development professionals with entrepreneurial acumen, and strong presentation skills.Finance Practice Search & Recruiting Case Study >>
Our client--a rapidly growing international Medical Monitoring manufacturer -- had a need for a Sales Recruitment effort for a qualified and successful International Regional Sales Executive who could speak a foreign language. This person needed to have contacts within medical facilities on an international basis and a sales track record to prove it. They also had to have previous technical knowledge of their products.Medical Device Practice Search & Recruiting Case Study >>