A client recently told me that she wanted to “find” the hidden job market but did not know where to start. So, what defines a “hidden” job opportunity? Why are these positions “hidden?” And how do you target, […]
There are valid reasons to dismiss job applicants with “you’re overqualified!” As often as not, it can be a thoughtless, dispiriting copout. Poor interviewers and weak managers use it most. If a hiring manager is concerned that an […]
There is much written about the Millennial and Baby Boomer generations battling it out in the workplace. On the one hand, Millennials are questioning the status quo. On the other hand, Baby Boomers are struggling to understand why […]
Our business communities are now experiencing more employees who are ready to retire and exiting from their careers. Yet, there are many who are concerned about their financial capabilities.  Obviously, there is good reason to be concerned as […]
I am not exactly sure why highly qualified candidates should be summarily dismissed from the selection process. This is a thoughtless and mean-cut posture often made by poorly trained hiring managers or weak HR employees. It is a […]
We have entered into a remarkable period where there are four (soon to be five) generations working side by side in the workforce. As the result of dwindling numbers of new entrants within the workforce and older workers […]
“I’ve worked for the same company for 25 years, and I was laid off two months ago. I am healthy, I like working, and financially, I need to work. I applied for several jobs online and no companies […]