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20 Funny Jokes to take to Work

on Thu, 05/18/2017 - 21:05

Every stress-filled job needs a little injection of humor to lighten the workday load.  With deadlines zooming, quotas not being met, mistakes made while keeping up with constant changes and updates. Since the innate desire to shout and slam will not be acceptable try taking two jokes and laughing your way throughout the workday. 

  1. We should have known our new boss was going to was going to be mean and ornery, he had different colored eyes…two of them were blue. 
  2. You know the stress level has gotten out of hand when you find yourself at lunchtime standing in front of the microwave yelling,

Reduce Hiring Costs Through Internships

on Sun, 04/30/2017 - 20:59

Another way to bring and keep skills in-house is through an internship program. Internships are defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) as: “A form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting.

Know When to Rescind that Job Offer

on Wed, 02/15/2017 - 16:27

The majority of offers are extended and accepted without a great deal of complication; unfortunately there will be situations where you will need to rescind an offer. Just as a good hire can boost the bottom line so can a bad hire drain financial pools and wear down team morale. Avoid a potential last minute bad hire by rescinding an offer. Following are some reasons why you should rescind an offer. 

·      Background check failed

·      Drug screen failed

·      Physical failed

·      Candidate falsified information on their application

·      Candidate did not accept the offer within

Simple Job Offer Extension

on Sun, 02/12/2017 - 03:03
It is always exciting when it comes time to extend an offer.  All your hard work is hopefully about to pay off.  By the time you are about to extend the offer you should have gathered enough information from the candidate to know their current salary and what salary they are seeking. At hand is your salary range and what you can extend to the candidate beyond base compensation.   Keep in mind that bonuses and commissions are potential and not guaranteed income.

For Recruiters & Hiring Managers: The 4 Step Process to an Effective Offer Extension

on Thu, 10/13/2016 - 14:07

Congratulations, you’re about to extend an offer to your job candidate; it’s been a long journey from when you first contacted your candidate.  To ensure that the offer is a smooth transition in the overall recruitment process incorporate the following four steps:

1.    Begin with the end in mind

2.    Set the tone

3.    Be prepared

4.    Always be in control

Begin with the end in mind. The salary negotiation process begins with the first conversation you have with the candidate, during the phone screening.  A typical phone screen lasts 30 minutes.

Tire News Tidbits Part 2 – Tires for Auto’s

on Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:34

Last week I wrote about attending the International Tire Exhibition and Conference (ITEC) in Akron, OH.  I expressed my growing fascination with tires and all that goes into the making of a tire.  In this article I’d like to address a big picture answer to the question of what would be the best tires for a Chrysler PT Cruiser vehicle.

Once again I reviewed the material I gathered at ITEC and spoke with my brother, Jeff, who has over 40 years experience in selling tires. Regarding treads, sipping is what you need to consider when purchasing an all-weather vehicle.

Tire News Tidbits - Thoughts For Your Career

on Mon, 09/19/2016 - 02:18

Last week I attended my first International Tire Exhibition & Conference (ITEC) in Akron, OH.  I really have no good reason for attending other than I’ve slowly become very interested in all things tires.  What goes into making the tire, the treads and the types of tires fascinate me.  As a Corporate Recruiter Consultant I figure I could turn my interest in tires to placing the I.T. & Engineering professionals that are part of the tire industry.

Seeking Big Data Engineer Consultants for Global Consulting Company

on Fri, 06/10/2016 - 14:29

Am responsible for hiring Big Data professionals for Accenture

Accenture serves over 90% of the Fortune Global 100. Has offices in 200 cities in over 55 countries. Forbes ranked Accenture as one of the Top 25 Happiest Places to Work

To view and apply to the Big Data Engineer Consultant role visit Accenture.com go to the Careers link and enter the following in the space bar: 00386879

To view and apply to the Sr. Manager level Big Data role enter in the space bar: 00386926

My email: Kelly.b.Smith@Accenture.com

*No agencies please

 

Organization: Digital Growth Platform

Location:

R&D Engineer - Welding & Joining full time job in Metro Detroit, MI

on Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:28

Client need in Metro-Detroit, MI for a R&D Engineer - Welding & Joining.  This is a full-time position with a global leader in aluminum. Get in on the growth platform for working with aluminum in the automotive industry.  

Job Duties: Initiate and lead strategic aluminum joining projects with automotive OEM customers and Tier 1 suppliers.  Be a technical expert in key aluminum joining methods: self-piercing rivets, resistance spot welding, laser and MIG welding.  Manage R&D projects. 

Requirements: B.S. Engineering (Welding, Materials, Metallurgical, Mechanical) 

Preferred Qualifications:

Materials Engineer - Corrosion & Pretreatment full-time job in Metro-Detroit,MI

on Thu, 04/14/2016 - 20:18

Client need in Metro-Detroit, MI for a Materials Engineer - Corrosion & Pretreatment.  This is a full-time position with a global leader in aluminum. Get in on the growth platform for working with aluminum in the automotive industry.  

Job Duties: Project management including the qualification and launch of the new Products for Pilot Customers. Responsible for timing, quality, budget and all IP (Intellectual Property) aspects related to the R&D development & implementation activities. Assist with validation tests. 

Requirements: B.S. Engineering (Materials, Metallurgical, Chemical) 

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