Supply And Demand In the Workforce – What Employers Need to Know

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It’s hard to recall a time when the job market has been more competitive or weighted towards the employee. Employees either stopped working or started working from home during COVID; many of them now don’t want to return. We are in an unprecedented situation. The demand for workers is at an all-time high and the… Read more »

Employee Retention – Everything Employers Need To Know To Keep Key Talent

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  A study by Microsoft found that 41% of the global workforce would consider leaving their current employer within the next year. Is your company set up to retain employees? Most employees leave managers, not the company itself. Are your managers empowered and qualified to grow teams? Cost of losing employees can be paralyzing to… Read more »

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 »

Tips For Finding A Successful Work-Home Balance When Working From Home

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Finding a successful work-home balance is hard enough without taking your work home with you. When you work from home, not only are there constant distractions — but it often feels like you can’t ever escape the work you have. Here’s what you need to know about keeping a good work-home balance even when they’re… Read more »

2Roads Leader, Barry Vince Supports Challenged Athletes Foundation

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SAN DIEGO, CA, Oct. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) 2Roads Co-Owner, Barry Vince Supports Challenged Athletes Foundation Over the past two months, Barry has been part of a fund-raising event for Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) that raised over 2.4 million dollars.  “The day to day challenge of working hard and putting in the miles was tough,… 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 »

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 »

4 Ways Employers Can Support Their Staff During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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The coronavirus is impacting everyone. Many employers don’t know what they should be doing to support their employees—they don’t even know what they should be doing to continue to support their own operations. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel, and there will be a return to normalcy eventually. Between now… Read more »

Recruiting Challenges & Solutions During Crisis

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The news over the past couple weeks has been very challenging to say the least.  The Covid-19 Pandemic has every recruiter and human resource professional scrambling.   I have been in the business for 35 years and have never experienced anything similar to this.  This crisis will get worse in the United States over the weeks… Read more »