Category Archives: Pinnacle Placements Blog

Implementing a Security Career Management Strategy

Posted ago by David Lammert

Do You Have a Security Career Management Strategy? Careers in security management are unstable in today’s society. The days of a twenty-five-year career with one employer and a gold watch at your retirement party no longer exist. Your security career management …

Strengthen Leadership Qualities With These 3 Ideas

Posted ago by David Lammert

Studies show that customer experiences improve as employee engagement improves. What this means is the more enthusiastic and motivated employees are, the better environment they will create for the customers. And we all know, when the customers are happy, they …

You Like Your Job, but Are Feeling Stale: Follow These 5 Tips for Refreshment

Posted ago by David Lammert

  Even those who have worked their way into a career and a position that they truly enjoy grow impatient or restless at times. Feeling stuck, they look for ways to make changes in order to continue challenging themselves and …

Why the Candidate Experience is Important and How it Affects Your Company

Posted ago by David Lammert

According to the , the unemployment rate in May 2016 was below 5%. The job seeker is now in the driver seat. This is  is crucial. Always create a positive candidate experience. A negative experience will affect a candidate’s desire to …

Ten Interview Questions You should Always be Prepared to Answer, and How to Make Your Answers Stand Out

Posted ago by David Lammert

According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder.com less than half of the candidates that apply for an average job make it through initial screening to a phone or in-person interview.  For those who have passed this initial hurdle, here are some …

Not Finding the Right Job Candidates? Top 4 Reasons Why

Posted ago by David Lammert

If you are struggling to identify the right candidate for the job, there are a number of possibilities you might consider as to why that is happening.  However, chance are it is one of these : 1) You don’t truly know what …

How to Turn Being Fired Into a Positive for Your Career

Posted ago by David Lammert

How to turn being fired into a positive for your career What do Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, and Thomas Edison all have in common? They were all fired early on in their careers but went on to become highly successful. Getting …

How Successful Leaders Deliver Difficult News

Posted ago by David Lammert

Part of being a strong leader is having the ability to effectively deliver difficult news.  Nobody wants to be the bad guy, and nobody wants to bear the negative message, but it is a business necessity in order to remain agile …

4 Reasons You Are Not Finding The Right Candidates For Your Organization

Posted ago by David Lammert

Finding the right employees for your company is one of the most challenging aspects of management. In the modern economy, businesses often receive hundreds of applications for every job they offer. This doesn’t mean that all the candidates are right …

How a Professional Development Plan Works For You

Posted ago by David Lammert

Whether you are an entry-level employee or an experienced executive, your career largely depends on your continued education and practice developing new skills. That’s why it’s so important to develop and institute a personal professional development plan so you can continue to …