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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 …

The Top 5 Reasons Employees Resign

Don’t be caught off-guard. People quit jobs for all kinds of reasons, good and bad.  But too often, the loss of a valuable employee could be avoided if employers were more aware of the pitfalls to productivity and performance.  The …

How long is too long? Choosing the Ideal Time for a Career Move

In a perfect world, you are a part of an organization with a corporate culture that is inspiring and challenging you to grow and develop professionally.  In addition, they are rewarding your loyalty by providing opportunity for upward career trajectory …

Hiring Game Changers Talent Selection vs. Talent Identification

Many hiring managers and human resources professionals claim to be great talent identifiers, pointing to the accomplishments of their existing candidate pool as proof.  However, they are not talent identifiers.  They are talent selectors, and the difference could not be …