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4 Conversations Every Manager Should Have

Do you feel an overwhelming sense of dread when you need to have an uncomfortable conversation with an employee?   You’re not the only one!  A staggering 69% of managers say they are uncomfortable communicating directly with their employees and another …

5 Steps to Build Your Online Brand

Be honest … Have you ever Googled someone you just met? Don’t worry, you’re in good company.  In fact, your potential new employer is doing it too!  That’s right, 80% of employers Google a candidate before they invite them to …

Tidings of Joy

      May the magic and wonder of the holiday season stay with you throughout the coming year.  Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a very happy New Year,

Jeff Harris and Associates Named 2016 Recruitment Consultant of the Year in North Carolina

We are pleased to announce Jeff Harris and Associates has been named the 2016 Recruitment Consultant of the Year in North Carolina by Corporate Vision Magazine. Recruiting agencies are playing an increasingly prominent role in the hiring process for both …

Why Millennials Matter to Senior Living

The practice of labeling an entire generation began with the raw demographics known as The Baby Boomers. As millions of young Americans returned from war, their families began having the babies they couldn’t have while separated by war.  Prior to the …

How to Ask for a Raise

Asking for a raise is never easy, even when you think you are well-deserving of one. In an ideal world, your successes will be noted without having to point them out and supervisors would be eager to recognize your success …

Long term succession planning strategies

Experts don’t agree on much, but the Institute of Medicine (now Health and Medicine Division), The Bureau of Labor and Argentum all agree a major senior living workforce shortage is approaching in the next 15 years. By 2030 20% of …

An Embarrassment of Riches – How to Manage Multiple Job Offers

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard to earn a reputation as a qualified and talented game changer in your industry.  Now, as a result, you have multiple job offers.  There are worse problems to have, right? Of course there are! But managing …

Maintaining salary parity in the war for talent

It’s a full-on war for talent out there.  Top candidates are receiving multiple offers and in a world of choices, money talks!  But, if you pay top dollar to attract new talent, how will that affect your loyal employees who …

What not to say in an interview

Focus on the positive. Even the most experienced job seeker can be uncomfortable when asked, why are you leaving your current employer? Don’t be uncomfortable, be excited! You’ve just been given an opportunity to showcase your professionalism and define your …