COVID-19 led economic slowdown has reached the graduate job market. Promises faltered, offers taken back, and few places to begin your career – this is what characterizes the job market today for many college graduates. It was much worse when the world was right in the middle of the storm during 2020. Is there a
Month: March 2021
Although we certainly don’t need an excuse to celebrate women’s stories, March is Women’s History Month, which means it’s an especially perfect time to do so. And what better way than to dive into fantastic books written by and about women? Whether you’re hoping to be transported into history, get lost behind powerful prose, or fancy a
Every person you hire brings risk to your organization. An employee could harass someone. Or steal from your organization. Or steal from a client. Of course, those are some extreme examples of risk. Then there are others, like those posed by hiring people with a noncompetition agreement. Which begs the question: How should you handle such individuals?
By now, most staffing companies have embraced social media, but many are not using it wisely. If events of 2020 revealed anything, it was the need to reach people where they are. In-person networking events became nearly impossible last year, and they are often expensive and always geographically limiting. Social media has become more valuable
Whether you embrace it or avoid it, running a company means having a public leadership presence in your community or industry. And you aren’t just the head of your company. You’re also a person with goals and motivations that go beyond growing your organization. Maybe you even have new ways of approaching your industry, and
As a leader, it’s your job to make sure your employees are happy, healthy and enjoy working at your business. Turnover is expensive, and too much of it will create a very difficult environment to work and exist each day. However, there are a few particular ways you can create a more stable atmosphere in
When inspiration strikes, powerful things happen in the creative mind. A novelist might add five chapters to a book after wrestling with the introduction for months. A painter might finally confront the blank canvas, bringing an idea to life with broad, confident strokes. But just like lightning, inspiration doesn’t always strike twice. You can’t necessarily inspire