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1407, 2021

Why Some People Should Stop Working Remotely And Return To The Office

For some workers, it makes sense to go back to the office. It seems that a majority of people want to remain working remotely. If that works best for them, that’s great—and they should continue to do it. Returning to a headquarters is not for everyone, but there are solid career-enhancing reasons to go back to an office setting. Starting Out Your Career Starting a new job is stressful. It's [...]

707, 2021

Why Wage Increases And Sign-On Bonuses Aren’t Enticing Workers To Search For New Jobs

Business owners, economists and the media are racking their brains trying to figure out why there is a lack of workers for all of the jobs that are open. Restaurants, retail stores and shops complain that they can’t keep up with demand without the help. A new 5,000-person survey from Indeed, the large job aggregation site, offers some insights to this conundrum. The study shows that “many job seekers say they [...]

3006, 2021

Recruiting Is Top HR Concern In 2021

Recruiting and hiring while the nation struggles to recover from the coronavirus pandemic is HR professionals' top concern going into 2021, according to new research. Talent acquisition professionals will have their hands full, as unemployment is expected to remain high and a majority of people in the labor force expect to look for a new job despite, or possibly due to, the economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19. Online HR resource [...]

2306, 2021

You Need A Skills-Based Approach To Hiring And Developing Talent

With the global economy experiencing massive change, upskilling and reskilling have taken on a renewed sense of urgency. Success through these transitions requires major shifts in thinking about how hiring and employee development are done. The economic toll of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to leave more than 140 million people out of work and another 1.6 billion at risk of income loss. Unfortunately, many of the jobs lost simply [...]

1606, 2021

LinkedIn Sees The Job Market Going From “Doom And Gloom To Boom”

LinkedIn is the go-to social media platform to network and find a job. There’s no better way to gain valuable insights into how the job market is performing than to speak with Jennifer Shappley, the vice president of global talent acquisition at LinkedIn. In a wide-ranging interview, Shappley shared the trends that she is seeing in hiring. The talent acquisition executive said that there’s been a rebound in hiring, and the job [...]

906, 2021

Employers, Don’t Fear The “Great Resignation” – It’s Already Here

As businesses prepare for the pandemic to subside and the economy to return to a degree of normalcy, looming over many leaders is the specter of mass turnover—specifically, a “great resignation.” If past recessions are any indication, turnover rates will rise as the economy recovers. Combine that with pent-up demand from workers whose job searches were put on hold due to the pandemic, and from employers who have struggled to [...]

206, 2021

Companies Who Focus On Their Workers Will Win The War For Talent When Offices Reopen

Smart, forward-thinking companies are in a stealth war for talent in this new post-pandemic return-to-work environment. The way in which they manage the great reset will either make them leaders in their space or fall by the wayside. There is an undercurrent to the hybrid and remote-work trends that CEOs and executives are not talking about. Many don’t have their eyes on the ball. They obsess over how many people [...]

1811, 2020

How To Know You’re Hiring The Best Fit

Hiring a new employee is never as easy as it sounds. Anyone can present themselves well in an interview, but how can you truly know they’ll be the right fit for your business as a team member? The truth is, it’s quite easy for most people to look good on a resume and impress even the most critical hiring managers. The real challenge comes when making final decisions on hiring candidates. [...]

1111, 2020

The Gap Between What C-Suite Leaders Think And What HR Executives and Employees Know About Their Workplaces

Anyone who has worked in a corporate environment for any length of time and isn’t in the C-suite knows that there is typically a very wide gap between what senior leaders believe is going on in their organizations, versus what people at lower levels know to be true about their work culture, work challenges and the daily reality of their work-lives. And in many of the organizations where my coaching [...]

411, 2020

Career Conversations: How To Approach Them When No One Knows What’s Happening Next?

The most common pushback I hear from managers when asked if they have had career conversations with their employees is that things are too unpredictable and promotions are just too hard to come by to have career conversations. When I ask individuals whether they’ve spoken to their managers about their careers, they say their managers haven’t had them with them. But when things hit the fan and everything seems uncertain [...]

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