As the new school year begins, parents buy children an exhausting list of supplies: the entirely-unnecessary extravagance of a 120-pack of Crayola crayons, a couple (or 12) notebooks, 50 pencils…you get the point. The kids “need” all of these things. Then at the end of the school year, you discover you are left with 100 unused crayons in the box, 12 notebooks with the first 10 pages of each used, and…Continue
Added by Joelle Schoenherr on August 29, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
Every relationship, whether it is personal or professional, is maintained by a certain set of behaviors and attitudes. Think about it. Whether you are dating, conducting an interview, or making new friends, you expect the other person to act “properly” whatever that may mean to you. If your blind date is sketchy, spends the evening ignoring you for his or her phone, or stands you up, would you really try to see this person again? Not likely. So why do you, as recruiters, pursue relationships…Continue
Millennials have been given derogatory labels like: lazy, disrespectful, irresponsible, sloppy, and uneducated. We resent these names of course, but before we shoot…
Added by Joelle Schoenherr on August 17, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
In this economy, recent college grads are not the only people hopelessly searching for work. Many Gen Xers and Baby Boomers with years of experience under their belts find themselves out of work with the recent recession. The unemployment rate is still miserably high at 8.3% and the number of college graduates returning home is higher than ever, at about 50%. It may seem like a good plan…Continue
Recruiters say they are tired of being constantly pestered by unqualified candidates. Candidates are fed up with the lack of feedback from recruiters. There exists a problem on both sides, but rather than place blame, it is important for each side to try to understand the other’s situation. This mutual recognition could help lessen frustrations in the relationship.
“We work for clients, not candidates.”