Inside the Ring

Executives are paying attention to their own careers in record numbers. In the last two weeks, I have worked with seven different executives who each wanted help writing their LinkedIn profile to reflect their personal or company brand better. Julie, a CEO, said, “I have...

Now that many of us have settled into remote-work quarantine life routine, a couple of work trends are emerging: 1) People seem to be working more than ever (numerous recent studies highlight burnout as a major problem for 20-80% of work-from-home employees) 2) Many report feelings of loneliness and isolation from colleagues...

The way we work has shifted quicker than anyone could have imagined. If you’re reading this from your home office, taking a quick coffee break from the seemingly constant stream of Zoom calls, then you’re already seeing a glimpse of the future of work. Before COVID-19...

The starting point for the rebuilding of America’s job base is identifying and rapidly filling the jobs that are available and will be soon.  After tracking 3.4 million job listings daily, across more than 50,000 job boards and corporate sites, analyzing these listings by occupations,...

After a record-breaking streak of job growth, the unemployment rate is now at the highest since the Great Depression. Some forecasters predict a 12-15 percent unemployment rate well into 2022 and possibly beyond. If you’re lucky enough to still have a job, you are probably worried about holding on to it. And if you’re currently out...

If you’re in a job search or plan to be soon, you know that the stakes are high in this competitive market. A major part of the process where many job seekers routinely under prepare is the interview. In fact, I often see candidates spend more...

Well-being programs will not achieve their full potential without support from front-line managers. Front-line managers are keys to activating enthusiastic employee participation and play a dominant role in reinforcing cultures of well-being.   Jim Purcell: How important are front-line managers in employees’ overall health and well-being? Laura Putnam:...