Jim Stroud's Blog (119)

Are diversity quotas the answer to systemic racism?

Sparked by social protests over systemic racism, the tech industry is laying out concrete plans to increase diversity and inclusion within their workforces. Although well intentioned, how do you recruit for industries where statistically, the talent pool of minority workers is low? In this episode of Tribe TV, Jim Stroud shares…

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Added by Jim Stroud on July 13, 2020 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Why are millennials leaving big cities?

Millennials are increasingly leaving big cities to work remotely in other locations. For example, there is an ongoing exodus from California citing such issues as homelessness, high taxes in the bay area, and unaffordable housing have caused some to ask what's good about California and big city living?

As a result, some places are…

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Added by Jim Stroud on June 26, 2020 at 11:48pm — No Comments

Don't Discuss Politics in the Office! (This is why...) #TribeTV

These are interesting times. 42% of American workers say they have fought about politics as work, and as the 2020 election draws nearer, you can not only expect it to continue, but also to increase.

The question is: what can you do about it?

Today's Tribe TV episode is all about why you…

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Added by Jim Stroud on June 13, 2020 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Mental Health of Remote Workers - #TribeTV

Stress, burnout, anxiety… what's going on with mental health as it relates to remote work?

While a lot of people are enjoying be able to work from home, many…

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Added by Jim Stroud on June 1, 2020 at 9:04pm — No Comments

The Future of Work is Virus Screening Technology

In an earlier episode, Jim Stroud predicted the demise of the modern office and new evidence suggests that his foresight was accurate. Companies are slowly, but surely, reducing office space in favor of work from…

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Added by Jim Stroud on May 15, 2020 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Are you getting the most out of your iPhone's Do Not Disturb feature?

Are you getting the most out of your iPhone's Do Not Disturb feature? You might not be using it to the extent that you can.

In this fourth episode of Productivity Hacks for Remote Workers, Jim Stroud shares a helpful tip for iPhone users on how to maximize your Do Not Disturb feature and truly customize it to…

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Added by Jim Stroud on May 7, 2020 at 11:15am — No Comments

Did you know you can access Google search directly from within a Google Doc?

Did you know you can access Google search directly from within a Google Doc? In this third episode of Productivity Hacks for Remote Workers, Jim Stroud shares a nifty tip on how to get search results and even images for terms within your Google document.  …

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Added by Jim Stroud on May 7, 2020 at 11:11am — No Comments

Tribe TV: The Future of the Office is Social Distancing

In this fourth episode of Tribe TV, Jim Stroud examines what companies are doing during this time to maintain social distancing guidelines while keeping offices operational.

From wearable devices, rearranging office layouts, and canceling large events, see what changes…

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Added by Jim Stroud on May 7, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Productivity Hacks for Remote Workers - Google Docs #2

In this second episode of Productivity Hacks for Remote Workers, Jim Stroud shares a tip for those who prefer talking to typing when it comes to creating efficiency in Google Docs.…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 19, 2020 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Productivity Hacks for Remote Workers – Google Docs #1

This is the first in a series of short videos designed to help remote workers become more productive. In this episode, Jim Stroud shares a tip on how to quickly access and start a Google Doc. If you are an expert user of Google Docs, you may be surprised by this quick and easy productivity hack many users are unaware…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 19, 2020 at 7:23pm — No Comments

Do This! Not That. Employer Branding Tips During a Pandemic

Jim Stroud examines the way companies are treating their workers during this Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. Some enterprises are severely damaging their employer brand by the way they are laying off their staff whereas others, are going above and beyond to do all they can for their workers. Companies featured in this episode: Dig, Bird, HEB, Facebook,…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 17, 2020 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Healthcare Resources For Recruiting During Covid-19 Crisis

If you are working for a healthcare company, take note of these resources designed to help you carry on your recruitment related tasks during this Coronavirus pandemic. Please pass on to any and all who can use this information. It is meant to benefit the community.…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 7, 2020 at 4:30pm — No Comments

TRIBE TV: CORONAVIRUS: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE LOVELY

The good: Hiring

The bad: Layoffs

The lovely: We are in this together!

The Coronavirus has stymied the growth of a booming American economy and is threatening to trigger a recession that will affect the world. In response, some companies are massively hiring workers who are struggling during these uncertain times. However, does that good will…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 7, 2020 at 1:00am — No Comments

How To Recruit Healthcare Workers During a Pandemic

The Coronavirus has had an unprecedented impact on our economy and has brought to closer scrutiny our healthcare resources. With so many supplies needed to treat the ill, two questions are echoed across mainstream media: do we have enough resources to treat patients and do we have enough labor to administer those resources? The answer to the latter question…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 6, 2020 at 11:24pm — No Comments

Should companies be spying on their remote workers?

In the wake of the Coronavirus, managers are spying on their remote workers. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? How should companies manage their remote workers, especially if this is a new experience for them? Jim Stroud has a suggestion. Tune in to hear what it is. | Special thanks to Proactive…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 29, 2020 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The History of Pandemics and How They affect Work and Recruiting

The Coronavirus has had a profound effect on the world of work. In some ways, the changes are immediately apparent and in others, only time will tell. And yet, this is not the first time a global pandemic has afflicted us. What can we learn from previous pandemics and what should we expect to happen soon? In this article,…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 24, 2020 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How Pandemics Affect the World of Work

In this extended episode of "The Jim Stroud Podcast," I examine previous pandemics and speculate on what we can expect to happen in the near future and beyond, as it relates to the world of work. I also make a few predictions concerning the world of work in general and recruiting specifically. Tune in for a very special…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 23, 2020 at 11:55pm — No Comments

Tribe TV: How Will The Coronavirus Affect Recruiting?

The impact of the coronavirus is undeniable in our society and especially in the world of work. Layoffs and hiring freezes threaten our economy and cause concern for the future. Despite the worrisome outlook so many businesses are experiencing, there is a great opportunity for those enterprises willing to heed the advice herein.

In this…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 20, 2020 at 12:30am — No Comments

OMG! The Coronavirus Has Flipped My Office Upside Down! (What do we do now?)

These are interesting times. The Corona Virus has made made a significant change to the way we work, do business and live our lives. So much transition is such a short period of time can be overwhelming, which is why we at Proactive Talent have created the…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 16, 2020 at 8:16pm — No Comments

How will the corona virus affect the future of work?

// Special thanks to Proactive…

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Added by Jim Stroud on March 8, 2020 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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