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Sep 21, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera No Comments

There’s a Lot of Candidates in the Market, Why Haven’t You Landed the Right Person?

by Bill Firing CEOs and their hiring organizations have quickly learned that talent acquisition in the COVID-19 era has been more challenging than expected. And those that have adapted their hiring practices to the sensitivities of the candidate market have been more successful in landing top-tier talent. First, the realizations

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Sep 18, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera No Comments

Is there a Mass Exodus Out of the Bay Area or NYC?

There’s been a lot of press about people leaving the Bay Area, leaving New York—we are wondering if that’s really true… Sure, you’ll find examples but is it really a mass exodus? Well, as I told a client recently, the Bay Area freeways are not jammed up with people driving

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Sep 10, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Are You Looking for a New Job?

Are You Looking for a New Job?

Entire industries have been impacted by the pandemic, you are not alone if you suddenly found yourself in the job market. The bar on recruiting rises when there’s a lot of talent in the market, you need present yourself in the best possible light to meet the competition. What’s different

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Jul 27, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Keeping your Career Ontrack in the Covid Era

Keeping your Career Ontrack in the Covid Era

We're in the next phase of the pandemic, it's time to think about your job, advancement or simply keeping it when you are working from home.

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Mar 23, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Bored? Start looking for a job immediately

Bored? Start looking for a job immediately

We’re certainly in unchartered territory economically, thanks to the world wide health concerns. We went from ‘flush’ to ‘crash’ seemingly overnight. At least 2.5M people were laid off in about a week with immediate shuttering of retail, travel, services in the US, many more worldwide. Projections indicate 20M may be

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Jan 14, 2020 | Post by: The Pachera Group Comments Off on Your Offspring is Entering the Workforce

Your Offspring is Entering the Workforce

When spring approaches, we will undoubtedly get numerous requests from parents to help their son or daughter entered the workforce.  After spending all that money on a college education, of course parents want their child to succeed. We offer in depth coaching for new college graduates where we review resumes,

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Jan 14, 2020 | Post by: The Pachera Group Comments Off on Tell Me About Yourself…

Tell Me About Yourself…

Almost every interview probably starts with “Tell me about yourself”.  And surprisingly most interviewees botch that question. Most start way back in time, maybe college or sigh, earlier, and tell a very boring tale of how they got a bachelors degree, where they went to work, where they went from

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Jan 14, 2020 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Closing Candidates in a Hyper-Competitive Market

Closing Candidates in a Hyper-Competitive Market

As we enter a new year, one thing has not changed:  closing that perfect candidate remains as challenging as ever. More than ever, top-tier candidates are interviewing at various companies and anticipating multiple offers.  This may make them indecisive when asked to accept an offer.  After a lengthy interview process,

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Jan 10, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on This is the Time to Land a Better Job

This is the Time to Land a Better Job

If you want to move the needle on your career, land a bigger role, build new skills, enter a new domain, or increase your learning potential, the time is now. No one knows how long the economy will be strong, the risk is lower in changing jobs when there’s a

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Apr 12, 2018 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on How to Up the In House Recruiting Effort

How to Up the In House Recruiting Effort

I’m often asked to help coach an in-house recruiting team to get better results. From what to measure, how to find, pitch and close better candidates to presenting a more compelling brand image. There’s no mystery around what it takes to be a highly effective recruiter, I’m happy to share

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