Aug 05, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera 1 Comments

20th Anniversary of Apple’s Newton – The Magical Team

There are a ton of success stories that came out of Newton, people who built and sold wildly successful companies, created iconic new products, became CEOs, some who sit in the world of venture, or are advisors or board members helping other rock stars find their way.

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Jun 26, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Thank You Note – Post Inverview

The Thank You Note – Post Inverview

In many homes across the nation, mom is badgering her son or daughter to get on with sending out those graduation gift thank you notes. For her, it’s a symbol of how she raised her grad, of the manners she instilled in them. And for employers, guess what, same thing.

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Jun 19, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on HR and Marketing Collaboration

HR and Marketing Collaboration

With employer ‘super brands’ like Facebook--their campus complete with a hair salon and Twitter trending wildlife--and an employee base who increasingly no longer values tenure, HR execs are learning, sometimes the hard way, that Marketing skills are increasingly important.

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May 22, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Secrets to Successful Recruiting

Secrets to Successful Recruiting

“How did you get that person at Google interested in us, how did you find not one but three candidates that we loved for the role?”...It takes a deep understanding of business, tremendous tenacity, a thick skin, courage, and a passion for people and making connections.

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May 14, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Precision: Hiring the Perfect Job Candidate

Precision: Hiring the Perfect Job Candidate

Long gone is the notion of extended on-the-job training (OJT). Competition is fierce and companies do not have time for the slow roll of OJT.

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Feb 14, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore 1 Comments

Defining Market Compensation

'Market Comp' is a relatively new concept in the quest to land top talent. Understanding how it's defined is important to both employers and job seekers.

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Jun 07, 2012 | Post by: Kathleen Avery Comments Off on Resurrecting Your Resume

Resurrecting Your Resume

You’ve been working for a number of years at a cool company and it’s been a good run. Maybe you’ve realized recently that it’s time for a change. You pull up the old resume and realize just how long it’s been since you’ve tackled a rewrite. If you’re feeling a

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Mar 29, 2012 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on The Job Hopper

The Job Hopper

Four years ago, I would never have presented a candidate whose resume had a distinct pattern of changing jobs before the two year mark. Everyone got a pass on the blustery days of the bubble, ’98-01 but that was it. That policy is now under review. While I still think the

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Mar 21, 2012 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Presenting Your Next VP

Presenting Your Next VP

Whether you are a senior engineer, designer, in marketing or sales, or a CXO, it’s now commonplace to be asked to do a presentation during interviews for a new job. Often, just after you've been escorted in and offered the standard coffee or water, you’re on deck to present *something*

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