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Sep 01, 2010 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Don't Be Afraid to Say, "I Love You" First

Don't Be Afraid to Say, "I Love You" First

~~ All September, we’ll be posting tips for people looking or interviewing for new roles.  Here’s our first tip of the month:  ~~ If you are in the interview process, don’t be afraid to show your enthusiasm for a new role.  Excitement is contagious and everyone wants a new employee

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May 06, 2010 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Genesys Works

Genesys Works

Those of you who know me or follow our blog, know that I’m passionate about education and professional development.  Nothing is more depressing, as a recruiter, than to be asked for help by someone who’s not marketable in today’s global workforce. Years ago, I had the honor of working with

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Apr 28, 2010 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter

Spring Newsletter I always hated statistics.  Don’t get me wrong, I like the concept, but having been taught stats by someone using card game metaphors, which I didn’t get, left an impression. The devil is always in the detail of any given stat and the ones we find most interesting

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Feb 06, 2010 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Reprint: 13 Reasons You Will Never Get a Job

Reprint: 13 Reasons You Will Never Get a Job

Here’s a terrific article if you or someone you know is looking for a job.  Colin Daymude gets it right. Rss Feed By: Colin Daymude Yes I know that 13 is an unlucky number and even that may deter some of you from reading this. Just this once how about being

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Jan 10, 2010 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

Last night we celebrated our friend’s birthday. He turned 50. I’ll call him ‘Andy’ to protect the guilty. And while a lot has been written about age discrimination, at the risk of being politically incorrect, I’m bored by it all. My sense is there’s more discrimination around being ‘un-contemporary’ than

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Dec 08, 2009 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Fashion Crisis

The Fashion Crisis

Coming off a few days interviewing in NYC, can I say, those guys know how to dress.  And I’m not talking about unlimited access to the world’s best in fashion–though who can resist a trip to Barneys?–I’m talking about common sense. A friend of mine was in the job market

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Nov 16, 2009 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Current Job Market

The Current Job Market

Here’s an excerpt out of our Fall Newsletter… The Current Job Market I wish we could summarize how we’re seeing the current job market in a ‘word’ but it’s a far more complex story than that. There are many open jobs, some very difficult to fill.  The level of talent

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Nov 09, 2009 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Recruiting Great Sales Execs

Recruiting Great Sales Execs

Salesandmarketing.com How to Recruit a Great Sales Executive November 09, 2009 By Vikki Pachera As an executive recruiter, I’m increasingly seeing an uptick in engagements to replace the head of sales. That’s no surprise, since the economy has taken its toll on sales organizations. Success can shield a litany of

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Oct 22, 2009 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on When hiring Web 2.0 product execs, make sure that they trust in the power of the people

When hiring Web 2.0 product execs, make sure that they trust in the power of the people

Originally published in B to B, the Magazine for Marketing Professionals btobonline.com Group Think When hiring Web 2.0 product execs, make sure that they trust in the power of the people Vikki Pachera, founder and a partner, Pachera Group Story posted: October 12, 2009 – 6:01 am EDT ________________________________________ Web

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Oct 19, 2009 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on A Savvy On-Shore QB: Key to Successful Offshore Product Development

A Savvy On-Shore QB: Key to Successful Offshore Product Development

A repost of our Industry Week article… Viewpoint — A Savvy On-Shore QB: Key to Successful Offshore Product Development In seeking a leader look for creativity and resourcefulness, and new ways of thinking that match the new rules for working. Wednesday, October 07, 2009 By Phil Baker & Vikki Pachera One

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