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March 18, 2019

Why Great Employers and Great Employees Can’t Find Each Other

Unique Times We are currently in the depths of the most challenging hiring market in a generation. Nationwide unemployment stands at a dismal 3.8%, and for […]
December 17, 2018

Workers Ghosting Employers: Understandable or An Abomination?

Multiple articles appeared in the past week in the Washington Post, Fox Business and Business Insider after the Federal Reserve of Chicago in its December Beige […]
December 3, 2018

Real Men Have Good Jobs

As we break glass ceilings and ascend higher into the American “Me Too” era, women and men are taking fresh looks at their roles in our […]
November 19, 2018
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Long Hours Are Driving Employees Away

It’s no secret that the labor market is as tight as it has been in decades. The shortage of skilled workers means that companies must work […]
June 29, 2018

Can Mom and Pop Manufacturers Survive the Skills Gap?

We all know that the United States is in the middle of a skilled labor shortage. There are not enough mechanics, machinists, welders and other important […]
June 26, 2018

The Low Quality Trap: Why Manufacturing Employment Agencies Often Fall Prey

Did you ever wonder how manufacturing employment agencies got their less than stellar reputation? The industry’s biggest offenders did not wake up and decide, “Starting today, […]
June 26, 2018

How Much Are Bad Hires Costing You?

A few bad hires can be a big blow to the company budget.  According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “it’s estimated that the average cost […]
June 26, 2018

The New Hire Formula: How Executives and HR Managers Determine The Potential Value of a New Hire

Okay, quick test: To grow your revenues $2 million, $20 million, or $200 million how many new employees would you require? How much incremental profit do […]
June 26, 2018

ROWE Your Business to Success! Meet the “Results-Oriented Work Environment”

I had a boss once who used to say, “I don’t care about output — only outcomes.” He managed a small team in a competitive organization, […]