Where Are The Job Candidates?

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Where are the job candidates? What is going on? I can’t tell you how many times I have had this conversation with business owners in Tampa Bay recently. Depending on your political persuasion, you may have very definitive ideas on what the “correct” answer to that question may be. I have seen suggestions all over… Read more »

2021 – The Year Of The Small Business!!

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I’m calling it now! Get on the bandwagon! 2021 must be the year of the American small business!! Collectively our small business community is critical to our employment base, tax base, and non-profit communities. While so much focus has been on the pandemic, I believe we have lost sight of the critical value small businesses… Read more »

Giving Thanks…Even In 2020!

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I am going to make a confession, I am absolutely exhausted from the emotional turmoil of 2020. I have a sneaking suspicion I am not alone with that feeling, many of you probably agree with me. For Thanksgiving though, I wanted to reflect on 2020 in a positive way. In today’s social media world, we… Read more »

What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate!

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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 »

5 Ways to Develop an Ideal Working Environment

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Employers that provide the ideal work environment will benefit from a fully engaged workforce, a high level of employee retention, and a reputation that facilitates the hiring of talented personnel. The question is how to build the ideal work environment. Follow these tips and your workplace will prove productive. Develop an Atmosphere of Inclusion Everyone… Read more »