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Two Smart Hiring Strategies Heading into a Recession

America’s economy is at a strange tipping point where unemployment is low at 3.6%, help wanted ads abound, and talented candidates call the shots.  Yet, simultaneously, rising interest rates, business costs, record inflation, and sinking consumer confidence are signaling the potential for a hiring slowdown.  So how should businesses approach near-term hiring decisions with an eye to a sudden downturn in the economy?   …

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When Job FOMO Gets Real!

Were you one of the 467,000 who decided they were not going to miss out on a plum job in January?  If so, congratulations on your workplace reentry!   However, if you are one of the unemployed 6.5 million thinking about reentering the workforce, FOMO is here!  But there is still time to beat the crowd, leverage your skills and talent, and snag that once-in-a-lifetime …

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Partnership Employment

What if that perfect job  ̶ you know, the one that launches you to corporate stardom  ̶is out there, but it just can’t find you?    LinkedIn®, the premier social media networking platform for workers and employers, heightens your visibility and helps you connect with businesses looking for your specific skills.  It’s sort of like Facebook for the working world.  If you aren’t maximizing this …

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July’s Jobs Report Makes Hiring Help More Important Than Ever

If there was ever a time to focus on your recruiting or job-hunting strategies for fall, it’s now! As hiring ramps up and the labor pool continues to shrink in this record-breaking economic expansion, talented people are increasingly harder to find.  And here is why:  July’s jobs report released August 2 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), showed steady growth as the economy added …

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Sticky Notes for a Healthy Lifestyle

Have you noticed lately that you aren’t entirely on your game, your attention-span seems sluggish, or you’re burned out by 3 pm?  It could be that you are too busy juggling work, life, and family to focus on work.  Or it could be that what you do or don’t put in your mouth is affecting your performance. We all get busy and forget …