Empyrean Management Group CEO Quoted in Business Week Online Article

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EMG CEO Mike Kalinsky was interviewed with other HR industry experts on common mistakes candidates make during the hiring the process.

A candidate should be prepared to justify why they feel they are worth what they ask for during salary negotiations. In a competitive job market well prepared and realistic candidates will always get the jobs they want

When Business Week’s online magazine needed a resource for its recently published feature If You Really Want the Job, Read This, it reached out to Empyrean Management Group’s Mike Kalinsky for his thoughts on what candidates should and should not do during the course of a company’s normal hiring process. The article touches on twelve common mistakes that candidates make while trying to land their next job.

EMG’s CEO touched on two important points during the course of the article. Many candidates forget that the first impression they make with many potential employers is not with their resume but through the e-mail address they use to send the resume. Kalinsky mentioned a recent candidate that used the word seduction in their first e-mail to Empyrean Management Group. According to Kalinsky, the use of potentially inappropriate e-mail addresses used for business purposes is on the rise and does affect someone’s chance at an interview.

Kalinsky was also asked his thoughts on where candidates go wrong during the all important salary negotiation conversation. According to him, many candidates do not do the necessary research to justify their salary expectations for a new role. “A candidate should be prepared to justify why they feel they are worth what they ask for during salary negotiations. In a competitive job market well prepared and realistic candidates will always get the jobs they want,” Mike Kalinsky, Empyrean Management Group CEO. For more on what Kalinsky and other HR Industry experts have to say on this important topic please go to http://www.businessweek.com/careers/content/sep2006/ca20060901_272448.htm?chan=top+news_top+news+index_careers.

About Empyrean Management Group, Inc.

Empyrean Management Group, Inc. is a Management Consulting company focused on the most important aspect of any organization, its people. EMG works with our clients on a national basis to provide Fixed Price / Fixed Time outsourced HR, Recruiting, and Training services. Inc. Magazine and the Philadelphia Business Journal have recognized Empyrean Management Group’s growth by naming the company to the Inc. 500 and Philly 100 list of fastest growing privately held companies in the US and Philadelphia, PA regions. EMG works with companies ranging in size from 20 to 50,000 in industries ranging from financial services to pharma.

EMG’s CEO Michael Kalinsky is one of the company’s founders and was named one of the 40 Under 40 To Watch in the Delaware Valley by The Bank of America and Temple University’s Fox School of Business in Partnership with the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2006. This list recognizes 40 professionals under the age of 40 that help to shape the communities they live and work in. For more information on Empyrean Management Group please go to http://www.hiresmartpeople.com or e-mail Amy Schneider.

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