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 »

Current Employment Outlook & Projections

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I hope this finds everybody safe and sound.  Challenging times for all, but hopefully opportunities as well. The past few weeks, I have been working with many firms across the country as well as fellow recruiting companies to gauge the employment market and make some projections.   Here are some highlights from my notes that I… Read more »

Crisis Support Lunch Delivery

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Our team appreciates all the hard work our First Responders and service personnel are putting in.   Times are tough and we understand that 15 hour days in stressful circumstances are extremely difficult. We have been active in our Southern California community providing lunches, dinners, clothing and other support for local hospitals, Fire Department and charities. … 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 »

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 »