Unemployment is at an all-time low. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the national average is now 3.7% which is the lowest rate since 1969. That means there’s some facts you are going to have to face: Employees are going to be hard to come by for probably the next 2-5 years Good candidates … Continue reading “Hurting for Talent? Here’s What You Can Do About It.”
Ever heard the phrase, “We hired them for their skills and fired them for their attitude”? A recent article in the Wall Street Journal points out how hiring the right candidate involves more than just what’s on the resume.
Throughout my career, I have been on both sides of the hiring scene. I have dealt with the frustrations of finding a position that best matched my abilities and beliefs, and I also played various roles in hiring at every company I worked for. In either case, I would say the objective was the same: … Continue reading “Changing the Way We Hire”