Employer FAQ of the Month for October

The recruiting team at Social Patient asks, “Do you have any good resources to prepare us for phone interviews?” First, notice your own attitude toward the candidate. Maintain a conscious balance between selling and screening. So you are excited to have a candidate who looks good on paper and maybe was referred by someone you trust. Therefore, you are tempted to just sell, invite and pitch why this job, for your organization, in this location... [Read More...]

The Offer: Take It or Leave It?

Today’s post is written by Scott Trossen of the Trossen HR Group. If you read my two prior blogs on applying and interviewing for a job, you might have felt the tone was a bit tough.  Here’s the deal: If you are reading these, it is probably because you, a family member, or a friend are looking for a new role. As you probably have experienced, it can be a difficult journey, so don’t be discouraged. A job search is, well…work. That is why... [Read More...]

Presentation on state incentives and capital programs

On July 14 we will be presenting a program on the many programs funded by the state that put cash in the bank accounts of start-ups and early stage growth companies. When you look around at the incentives other states are providing technology and other innovative entrepreneurs you will be hard pressed to find one that has as many creative programs providing capital than Michigan.  We have programs for university based commercialization opportunities,... [Read More...]