Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson

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What is The Worst Mistake You Can Make with Counteroffers?

Posted by Scott Thompson on Feb 22, 2017 9:03:00 AM

Here's the story:
A recent candidate who I had helped secure a new job was really excited about their new company and was going to be starting in a week. Five days before they were about to start the new insurance job...their old boss called them into his office and offered:

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Topics: Job Search Tips

How To Respond to the Low Insurance Job Offer

Posted by Scott Thompson on Feb 14, 2017 10:59:26 AM

One of my candidates recently shared a story with me about his last job. Please note that this insurance professional is very successful, qualified, and has terrific experience. He imparted to me that he had received an offer from a company that was really low. His response? To laugh, act insulted and tell them that they would have to come up with something better than that to get him. After all…he is a unique and highly skilled.

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Topics: Job Search Tips

How Can I Enhance My Career With Social Media

Posted by Scott Thompson on Jan 5, 2017 1:04:24 PM

Social Media impacts your career. 

Oftentimes we hear about how it impacts your career negatively; however, if you take control of your social media and use it to your advantage...it can help you get ahead!  

Here are 5 tips on using social media to enhance your career:

 

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Topics: Job Search Tips

Crafting Your LinkedIn Biography

Posted by Scott Thompson on Nov 11, 2016 3:12:51 PM

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social outreach tools.  Its utility is almost unlimited as it can accomplish an array of different things.  Among its potential uses are:

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Topics: Human Resources, Job Search Tips

3 Ways Your Boss May React To A Resignation

Posted by Scott Thompson on Nov 8, 2016 9:25:59 AM

I recently had a candidate resign from a job and it was a less than pleasant experience.  After talking to the individual it got me thinking about how unprepared so many of us are for this act.  Compared to all of the other activities involved in a job search it is almost an afterthought.  

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Topics: Job Search Tips