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 »

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 »

Finding Peace & Productivity On the Road

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My quest for work productivity and physical improvement never ends and 2019 was very challenging & rewarding.    I believe in pushing myself to the maximum in all facets of life.  Sometimes past them and finding new boundaries.   Nothing clears my head and provides clarity to make solid decisions like a couple hours out in nature…. Read more »

Creating a Mentorship/Mentee Program for your Business?

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Barry recently joined the Digital Enterprise Society Board and is heading up their Career Development program.  Part of this vision includes helping eliminate the technology gap in the workforce.   Thom Singer from DES recently recorded a podcast with Marny Lifshen about mentorship programs. Marny is a marketing communications consultant, author and speaker, to discuss the… Read more »

Mixing Business + Fun Trips

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June 19, 2019 Been awhile since I blogged, so here is what I’ve been up to the past two weeks.   I am a firm believer that company leadership must be open and transparent.  Our client partners and employees like to know what is going on behind the work scenes and I try my best to… Read more »

Space Symposium – Colorado Springs Notes

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 35th Annual Space Symposium.  This event is huge.  All the prime contractors and suppliers from around the world were at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO to discuss upcoming key advancements in space.   The Army, Navy and Air Force had high level representation and numerous contracts… Read more »

Hunt For Talent is Getting Tougher!

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Is the talent market softening? My travels so far this year have taken me across the United States to large government contractors, medium and small commercial companies and the answer is a resounding NO!   The demand across the board continues to build to record levels and the supply of qualified professional and non-professional workers is… Read more »

Vacation Over – Next Level Time

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I am finishing up my annual retreat to the Sierra Nevada mountains in Central CA and as usual, am full of fresh new ideas on how to take my personal life and business to the next level.   My family has a cabin in Huntington Lake and I have been spending portions of my summer… Read more »

Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) Event

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This past weekend, I was honored to be part of a Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) dinner/auction and beach triathlon in Long Beach, CA.  A fun part of my role at 2Roads has me always searching for ways to contribute to our community and this was a fun way to roll up my sleeves.   Big thank… Read more »

PLMWorld 2018

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2R Welcomes you to Siemens PLM Connection 2018   Based in Surf City, USA (Huntington Beach, CA), 2R has been a proud partner of Siemens PLM for the past 20 years.  We utilize our extensive technical recruiting experience and talent networks to support projects for commercial and defense clients in North America.   Our services provide… Read more »