Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Money in the bank

Only two of the last ten NFL Super Bowl runner-ups have ended up in the playoffs the following year.

If we equate this to our insurance careers, I would guess this means not to be overly satisfied with yesterday’s successes. J

A recent survey says that 64% of people believe they will never be able to stop working and retire.

80% of workers say they get satisfaction from their job.

Harvey Dorland

Pacific Recruiting

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Hiring a resume writer, ask these questions first.

I came across this article today on Wall Street Journal on line today. Very practical advise for job seekers interested in having their resume professionally written by a so called resume writing service.

Scot Dickerson, CPC


Capstone Search Group

Phone: (515)-987-0242 Ext. 18


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Tuesday, September 7, 2010


Money in the bank

While our industry’s employee earnings have gone up the past year (from 1.8% to over 14%), we lost another 4,000 jobs in May (mostly from the health insurance sector).

Multi-tasking in the workplace may be counter-productive, according to some HR experts, and scientists agree (human beings cannot efficiently do more than one thing at a time).

It is forecast that the U.S. will be facing a shortage of 8 million professional people for open positions in the not too distant future (the pool of candidates is shrinking 10,280 people a day) (

Good news for those of you still working - and for recruiters! J

Harvey Dorland

Pacific Recruiting

936-597-6500 - direct