Looking For Work In 2020?

Posted

“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” – Gail Devers, 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist   I took a call from a candidate last week that was asking me if anyone anywhere is hiring?… Read more »

What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate!

Posted

I don’t know about you, but I never knew where the quote “We have a failure to communicate” came from. With a little research, I found that it’s from “Cool Hand Luke” in 1967. Unfortunately, this quote fits our current hiring market perfectly! As a society, we have never been more connected, yet communication seems… Read more »

Job Search – New Reality

Posted

I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. – Walt Disney Just two short months ago, our economy was humming along quite nicely, people didn’t have to perform a job search. For many people, the job found them. At… Read more »

Great Resumes Do Make A Difference!

Posted

More often than not, when people find out that I am in staffing and recruiting, one of the first questions they ask is about resumes.  What do recruiters do with a resume when they see it? Is there a specific format that is better than another? How can a candidate stand out among their competition? … Read more »

This Job Market Can’t Last Forever!

Posted

recruiting-agency-st-pete

If you follow economic news, you would have read countless headlines on how tight the job market is today. Most recently, the headlines have been trumpeting that there are now more open positions in the United States than there are unemployed people. (Washington Post) But for today, I believe it is time to turn our… Read more »

The Talent Market Is Even Tighter!

Posted

In 2010 American workers were hurting. There isn’t a way to sugarcoat the jobs situation in that time period.  According to the BLS, (https://US Dept. of Labor) the national unemployment rate was 9.5% and people were taking any professional role they could to keep their head above water.  The despair and fear many people felt… Read more »