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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »