Mark Bregman's Blog – December 2011 Archive (2)

“Search Friction” wins Nobel Prize for Economics

How often does a Nobel prize relate to your daily work? I'm thrilled to report that this week's Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to three brilliant professors who have changed the way the world looks at employment. Classic supply and demand theory would say that when the number of jobs available (demand) and number of people searching (supply) is equal, there should be zero unemployment. But we all know that it doesn't work that way.

Professors Peter A.…


Added by Mark Bregman on December 2, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

What Questions Do You Have For Me?

[Based on an answer I provided today on a LinkedIN Staffing/Hiring question:]

There is a moment near the end of job interviews when the interviewer finally is relaxed.  When the interviewer has been asking questions, and assessing your answers, they are working.  When you hear the magic question “What questions do you have for me?”, they are ready to relax. …


Added by Mark Bregman on December 1, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments


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