The Presidential Debates are almost over. I wish they would talk more about how exciting and dynamic the new employee economy can be. I wish they would tell us what they are going to do to make sure we have an economy where individuals can thrive (as opposed to stale old structures). Sure there are jobs be created again in manufacturing - but that is just plugging holes.
They will talk back and forth about a myriad of ideas. And certainly they will talk about jobs. They will talk… Continue
Added by Jerry D. Thurber on October 22, 2012 at 9:25am —
In a world where seemingly everyone has gotten involved in Social Media (still hate that term), is it odd when you run across someone who is not? I am not talking about someone in their 80s, but someone in today’s work-a-day world. Certainly there are many people who do not feel they have time, or who may feel that their personal involvement in social or professional networks adds little value to either their professional standing or their company’s performance. But isn't this a dying breed?… Continue
Added by Jerry D. Thurber on October 19, 2012 at 9:58am —
Human Resources Oxford Dictionary definition plural noun: the personnel of a business or organisation, regarded as a significant asset in terms of skills and abilities
There is no doubting the essential role of HR within any business, large or small, however in this ever-changing digital age the increasing importance of technology within HR cannot be underestimated either. At every touch point in the recruitment and… Continue
Added by Laura Purt on August 28, 2012 at 7:19am —
(By MATT DEUTSCH)
So much has been written—and continues to be written—about how this current economic recovery is slow, tepid, generally unsatisfying.
Okay, there’s ample evidence to support that. However, there’s one thingthat… Continue
Added by Matt Deutsch on August 10, 2012 at 2:06pm —
(By MATT DEUTSCH)
Well, as soon as I blog about the fact that much continues to be written about this country's anemic economic recovery, I come across yet another such article.
A link to that article is below:…
Added by Matt Deutsch on August 10, 2012 at 2:00pm —
(By MATT DEUTSCH)
Here are some stark facts of reality about the employment workplace right now:
- Fact #1—The national unemployment rate is relatively high (right around 8.2%) and the underemployment rate, which is a more…
Added by Matt Deutsch on July 27, 2012 at 3:36pm —
Educating clients about current conditions in the hiring market seems like a never-ending job for some recruiters.
But how many recruiters would that be? And how much do these recruiters feel that they need to educate their clients?
We all know that when companies aren’t properly educated about market conditions, placements don’t happen. That’s because those same companies lose out on talented candidates for any number… Continue
Added by Matt Deutsch on June 18, 2012 at 12:09pm —
Whether an employee of staffing company, a candidate working with a staffing company to find their next career, or a company that has hired the services of a staffing company, one had better make certain that it is E3 Certified. What is an E3 Certification you ask?
The E stands for EMPOWERMENT. The 3 represents the EMPOWERMENT of the following 3 groups:
Added by Reena Gupta on May 24, 2012 at 11:35am —
The great Yogi Berra once quipped, “The future ain't what it used to be.” The legendary New York Yankees player and manager tapped into the uncertainty most of us have about the future. But in the midst of a depressed economy and an ever-changing global marketplace, you don’t have the luxury of sitting back and waiting for the future to come to you. You need to carefully map out your career by studying trends to ensure you devote your education and training to the careers of the future and… Continue
Added by Patrick Richard on March 14, 2012 at 9:37am —
The search for tech professionals has become less urgent this year — but that doesn’t mean it’s less important...
Added by Terry Starr on November 4, 2011 at 11:49am —
While the ultimate economic results of the debt deal remain to be seen, one thing is and has been certain: there will continue to be movement among employees who are actively seeking change.
A pre-debt deal survey by Mercer Consulting from June showed that nearly 1 in 3 employees was actively looking for new… Continue
Added by Dan Ogden on August 4, 2011 at 10:30am —
Seems like Dodd-Frank rules are changing almost as soon as they become law lately…
The SEC extended the registration deadline for certain hedge funds while Reuters reported the… Continue
Added by Dan Ogden on July 7, 2011 at 10:30am —
In January, Fortune released 2011’s 100 Best Companies to Work For report. We took a look at hiring demand at the top 10 of these companies over the past 120 days.
Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For in 2011 – Top 10:…
Added by Carolyn Menz on June 1, 2011 at 1:38pm —
The number one position that recruiters posted over the past thirty days was for Computer Specialists. There have been over 220,000 new jobs for Computer Programmers, a 26% increase from the same time period in 2010.
Hiring Demand for Computer Specialists by Employers – Past 4 Months: …
Added by Carolyn Menz on May 24, 2011 at 11:34am —
Today is another addition to those “literary posts” that I have already shared with you. This day is a day we take some additional advice from the greatest playwright of our time and apply it to the business world and your recruiting department, because what Shakespeare taught us about love and war, he can also teach us about business. These lessons are most applicable to your Internal Recruiting Staff. Today’s topic: Othello.
If you are unfamiliar with the… Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on April 28, 2011 at 1:00pm —
This lesson is learned frequently, often dismissed quickly, and tends to be a major player in the success of any aspiration, service or product. Duplicability.
During my brother-in-law’s career path he reached a turning point that offered him an opportunity to gain a skill set that was very specialized, few have, and was on track for future expansion and demand based on the growing trend towards environmental responsibility and renewal. Did he have all this…
Added by Lisa Switzer on March 17, 2011 at 3:20pm —
An article in the New York Times suggests that employers and employees alike might be moving toward a temporary-centric staffing model.
In November 2010, 80% of the 50,000 jobs created in the private sector were temporary positions. For all of 2010, a bit more than 26% of 1.17 million jobs were temporary positions. That’s a lot.
What are we to make of such high numbers of temporary… Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on March 14, 2011 at 12:28pm —
A while ago, I mentioned to you about how I have a daughter who studies philosophy and literature in college. We’ve discussed multiple different ways her world of arts and my world of business coincide and have even produced a blog from one of those very discussions. This time we have a series of blogs set up for you, this being the first. This day is a day we take some advice from the greatest playwright of our time and apply it to the business world, because what Shakespeare taught us… Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on March 10, 2011 at 11:10am —
An HR thought leader is someone who has innovative ideas and concepts – someone who, despite what is going on around them, defies convention and tries something new and succeeds. It is a term that was coined over fifteen years ago and has a lot of new dynamics in the current age. I have recently written to you about resources for those who desire to be on the track to HR thought leadership but there is more to sharing innovative ideas than just outlets. There are common traits that can be… Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on March 8, 2011 at 2:36pm —
Added by Tim Giehll on February 21, 2011 at 3:25pm —