Jerry Berg decided that the best way to deal with a layoff was to make a 20 minute video ( http://bit.ly/1oouacX ) lamenting how terrible it is to be laid off after 15 years at Microsoft. I personally feel for him as I’ve been laid off twice since the 2008 financial crisis. While his emotions are understandable, putting them out there in a public video was a bad choice.
Spring has sprung and those request offs are rolling in. There is a happy place somewhere between keeping employees motivated and maintaining a competitive edge in business…the problem is that it’s pretty hard to find. The good news is that other leaders have been there and done that, and they’ve reported back. Workplace leadership expert and …Continue
Spring has sprung (or at least it’s trying to), and those summer vacation requests are starting to roll in. Time off can be great for the individual as well as their part in organizational success. Time off has been linked to increase productivity, higher engagement rates,…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on April 10, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
It’s the holidays, and time off requests are rolling in like tins of unwanted baked goods. There are football games, family gatherings, it’s cold and flu season, there are a thousand extra errands to run, and oh yeah…the holidays themselves. This time of year can present a big problem in the world of…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on January 9, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
There’s no secret that candidates are dropping off of the apply process today. Depending on your recruiting organization you are in the dark about these candidates or you have the proper recruiting metrics to understand how many are actually dropping off the process. No matter which one there’s one thing you know: candidates are dropping off at some point during the apply…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on December 1, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments
Within every recruiting process you have specific moments in your recruiting process where candidates fall off. They may fall off for a variety of reasons: they may be unqualified for the position, be uninterested in the position, the apply process could be too long or broken, they may drop off to return later and a number of other reasons.
It’s important for recruiting organizations to track and identify at what stage in the recruitment process these candidates are dropping…Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on April 19, 2011 at 12:07pm — No Comments
Added by Jason Monastra on January 22, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments
I had an interesting conversation today with one of my clients. Over the last seven years I have been witness to Marks' setbacks and successes, his layoffs and his promotions. I've met his wife, his kids, and he has met my sons. Our relationship is truly of "trusted advisor" nature.
Added by Jason Monastra on June 23, 2009 at 9:35am — No Comments
So on Friday my contract recruiting position ENDED and I became unemployed. During this economy, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize that even the most successful companies need to take a look at their books and where it…Continue