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DEALING WITH ADVERSITY AND WEATHERING THE STORM

By Andrea Hurtado | September 22, 2017

That’s magical. We don’t take that for granted and we know we’ve got something truly special on our hands. Because you can have the most skilled individuals in your business, but if they don’t operate as a team, your organization won’t go anywhere. A well-bonded team will always achieve more…

BERT MILLER TALKS EMPLOYMENT GROWTH WITH INSIDESOURCES

By Bert Miller | September 1, 2017

Protis Global President Bert Miller is starting to see the early signs of wage pressure in industries he works with. His firm specializes in worker recruitment for the food and beverage, hospitality, consumer packaged goods, and banking industries. “We’re starting to see signing bonuses come back into play,” Miller said.…

BEING HEARD ABOVE ALL THE NOISE

By Andrea Hurtado | August 25, 2017

KNOW YOUR GOALS Know what it is you’re trying to accomplish at work and be sure of what you want to say. There is literally nothing worse in this world than someone rambling on in a meeting or by the water cooler. It’s also the fastest way to discredit yourself.…

DAMN! A COUNTER OFFER

By Andrea Hurtado | August 16, 2017

  But, there are always some things you can do so we got our best recruiters to tell us their secrets and how they handle counter offers from their candidates. 1. ALWAYS, ALWAYS TALK ABOUT COUNTER OFFERS  Often too many recruiters believe every single word the candidate has told them and…

BEING A STELLAR RECRUITER

By SKYE MILLER | August 10, 2017

1.   COMMUNICATION Talk to me baby, and then talk to me again. Your ability to communicate effectively with both your clients and candidates will be the difference between success and failure. It’s understanding what level of communication people need, how they like to receive it and even listening for the…

Producing Productivity

By Bert Miller | August 1, 2017

can’t get the team to run and productivity has turned into a myth, you wonder why the Gods have all decided to punish you. Dramatics aside, producing productive teams is often the key to every success and business metric you need to hit, so we compiled some years of experience…

RELOCATION IS COMING

By Andrea Hurtado | July 26, 2017

GET IT TOGETHER Seriously, this is the biggest tip and will always be tip number one. Relocation is often an exercise in staying organized. Remember that time in college when you didn’t do your dissertation and kept putting it off because quite frankly there were better things to do, and…

Golden State + Talent Attraction

By Bert Miller | June 28, 2017

Dr. Naismith would be proud—they share the ball, communicate, move unselfishly, sacrifice individually. A great example of this is Stephen Curry, a two-time NBA MVP who has taken a back seat to Kevin Durant. Golden State competes and plays defense which is all intelligence and putting in the effort. They…

Bert Miller, CEO of Protis Global in Inc. Magazine

By Andrea Hurtado | April 21, 2017

How James Caan and Karren Brady Plan to Find the World’s Top Recruiter They hope to find an entrepreneur with an idea so powerful it will shape the recruitment industry for years to come. “What sets this show apart is the amount of counseling and coaching the entrepreneurs will get…

How To Fire Your Spouse

By Bert Miller | April 12, 2017

TAKE SOME TIME OFF While some employees that you’ve had to fire are a quick and efficient process, this is an exceptional circumstance and it takes time and care. It’s a process. A long game. If things aren’t working out from a business perspective, encourage some time off, giving the opportunity…

Artisan Cold-brew Coffee Jolting The Beverage Industry Awake

By Bert Miller | July 11, 2016

A cup of cold coffee has never sounded so appetizing … until now. Ready-to-drink coffee, kept cold on refrigerator shelves, is the fastest growing beverage category in the U.S., according to Beverage Marketing. “RTD” coffee grew faster than any other segment in 2014, posting a 10.7 percent volume increase. An impressive feat, considering…