February 2011

 

Jordan Rayboy quoted in The Ladders.com

28 Feb 2011, Posted by Rayboy Insider Search in News

Jordan Rayboy quoted in The Ladders.com – “Should You Tell One Company You’re Accepting Another Offer?”

“Once you’ve received a job offer you plan to accept, one of your duties is to let your other prospects know, if you haven’t already. How much should you tell them? Read on for advice on how to handle this delicate communication. “Unsurprisingly, informing companies you’re taking an offer can result in a bidding war. As a rule, Lamb advises clients not to participate in the game, since “It often leaves both organizations feeling a bit manipulated,” she said.  Not all career professionals agree. Jordan Rayboy, president and CEO of Rayboy Insider Search and a member of the Pinnacle Society of executive recruiters, has no qualms about counseling his data storage professional clients to negotiate the strongest possible offer if they have multiple options.

“You have more leverage to negotiate a stronger offer if you have multiple options,” Rayboy said. “I don’t think there’s anything unethical about trying to negotiate the best possible offer for yourself.”

Read the full story at http://www.theladders.com/career-advice/should-you-tell-one-company-youre-accepting-another-offer

 

Jordan Rayboy quoted in: The wow factor: Impressive job candidate qualities at MSN Careerbuilder Article

The employment market is saturated with various resources for job seekers. While some of them offer consistent advice (always send a cover letter, tailor your résumé and wait for the employer to bring up salary), the truth is that conflicting information exists. Especially when it comes to what employers are looking for in a new hire. A recent survey from Express Employment Professionals, one of the nation’s largest staffing firms, showed that the top three aspects that employers are looking for in a new hire are credible work history (97 percent), job experience (88 percent) and specific skills (87 percent). More than 15,000 current and former clients of Express were surveyed for the first quarter of 2011.

To get the story straight, we asked hiring managers to tell us the most impressive qualities they see in potential job candidates. Here’s what they said (in no specific order):

“Proactivity — the act of taking initiative, being able to operate independently and finding a way to get things done.” — Jordan Rayboy, recruiter, Rayboy Insider Search

Read the full story at http://msn.careerbuilder.com/Article/MSN-2518-Job-Search-The-wow-factor-Impressive-job-candidate-qualities/