2021 Employment Outlook & Tips

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December 22, 2020 2020 is over and it is time to move forward.  Finally we have stabilization in many industries which should help employment significantly in early 2021.   Sarah and I were invited to share our thoughts and ideas on the market on the Digital Enterprise Society Career Development web series.   Attached is a link… Read more »

How Staffing Agencies Can Help Find Employment If Displaced or In Transition

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Life isn’t always simple. It can be the situation that you need to find a job, but you’re currently displaced or in transition. Maybe there’s been a family emergency that you needed to attend to. Maybe you’ve just returned home after a long time away. Either way, it can be difficult to find a job… Read more »

How To Find The Right Employees For Remote Work During COVID-19

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The economy is reopening and employers are starting to hire again. But how do you find the right employees for remote work during COVID-19? Whether your office is temporarily remote or permanently shuttering its brick-and-mortar locations, finding a remote employee is different. Here’s what you need to know. Making Positions Attractive to Work-from-Home Employees First:… Read more »

Breaking Glass Ceilings

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“The better communicator will be the one who gets noticed—and will be seen as a leader,” says Rosanne O’Brien ’78 at her keynote speech at the 2004 University of Redlands School of Business commencement ceremony. 2004 was a long time ago, but those words have never been truer then today.  These words came from my… Read more »

Job Market Outlook for 2020

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One thing is for sure, 2020 has evolved into a roller coaster ride for every industry. The COVID-19 Pandemic that hit our country in March has changed the way we look at almost every business for products, supplies, and services. It has changed the way we educate our children, travel for business and pleasure, provide… Read more »

How Businesses Are Implementing New Recruitment Techniques

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How do you recruit during a pandemic? Companies are moving away from traditional recruitment, being very careful about their hiring process, and focusing on staff retention. With many staff currently still furloughed, or working in shifts, companies need to maintain their workforce and look into the future. Here are a few ways businesses are adapting… Read more »

How COVID-19 Has Changed Recruiting for The Tech Industry

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While other industries may be faltering, the tech industry is bigger than ever. With more people working remotely and investing in B2B and B2C technology, tech companies are scaling up rapidly. But the world is changing, and companies need to change with it. How has COVID-19 changed the modern face of recruiting, and should those… Read more »

5 Skills to Demonstrate Ability to Work from Home

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Working from home requires a vastly different skill set from working in the office. The motivation is all different. You aren’t just “working toward the clock,” but you’re instead self-motivating and getting things done. Today, employers are finding that some employees cannot work from home effectively — and they’re looking for employees who can. How… Read more »

Why Hiring Veterans for Technical Positions Is A Win-Win

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Looking to hire employees? Considering hiring veterans. Veterans are highly trained professionals who often need to suddenly jump into and acclimate to the workforce. Veterans Are Disciplined and Experienced Veterans have extraordinary levels of knowledge, and they’re extremely experienced and well-trained. They can draw from their experience in IT to move from the public sector… Read more »

10 Secret Tips to Hiring the Right Employee In the Tech Industry

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Hiring in the tech industry can be a minefield. So much goes into training tech employees, and they can decide to leave at any time. How can you make sure that you get and retain the best? Here are ten top secret tips from a hiring manager. 1. Don’t be too restrictive with your initial… Read more »