Category Archives: Blog

The 10-4-2 Strategy: How to Connect with Industry Leaders on LinkedIn

What if I told you that you could get in front of anyone on your desk without ever picking up the phone?  I developed the 10-4-2 Strategy as a simple, repeatable framework to get the attention of high-value contacts in your DIG by leveraging the power of LinkedIn. It’s one of the most effective ways […]

Global Talent Update – November 2020

“The new World of Work swept in sooner than expected, accelerated by COVID-19, creating an urgent need for resilient mindsets and innovative rethinking of strategies. The most impactful recovery plans will not just successfully return organizations to business as usual. Effective plans will ensure teams are safe, provide consistent communication, and clarify business focus, and […]

Financial Planning in an Unusual Year

Financial planning has never been a particularly easy task for companies, but the pandemic has made it even more difficult. Those charged with creating viable budgets are used to accuracy, consistency, and fairly predictable planning cycles — not the uncertainty their organizations are living with today. “The five-year plan is no longer relevant,” says Bert […]

Do the Math: The Lifetime Value of Joining MRINetwork

The Value Of MRINetwork

As the leader of a recruiting firm, you’re busy hiring, making placements, paying bills, keeping clients happy, and building new relationships — which is exactly how your days should be structured.  Having said that, the World of Work has seen more change in the past 24 months than in the previous 24 years combined. You […]

BLS Employment Situation Report: October 2020

The U.S. economy added 638,000 non-farm jobs in October, above the 530,000-job growth expected by economists. The unemployment rate declined to 6.6 percent. October is the sixth consecutive month of both job growth and unemployment rate improvement. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported notable job gains in leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, […]

Unwinding the Headline: A Worksheet

The Recruiter

Sharing your perspectives and subject matter expertise with your network is critical to reaching a wider audience, demonstrating your value as a search specialist, and proving your ability to support your clients’ businesses. But if you’ve never produced content before, it can feel daunting to know where to start.  If you’re feeling stuck at the […]

When Your Performance Review Goes Remote

Whether a performance review is conducted face-to-face or remotely — as is likely today — the goal is the same: to have a productive discussion about your work. But you may be apprehensive about putting your best foot forward or communicating your concerns when you can’t sit down with your manager in a relaxed and […]

Conducting Performance Reviews When Your Team is Remote

Workplace dynamics have changed drastically over the last few months. From minimal personal interaction to increased reliance on communication technology, the word “office” has taken on a whole new meaning. As the year-end approaches, this leaves many companies wondering about the best way to conduct performance reviews. How can you evaluate your remote employees accurately, […]