The Economy’s Depressing – Like Grandma Eating Cat Food Depressing….

Kris Dunn Driving Productivity, Kris Dunn, Recruiting

You know, everyone’s held off as long as possible, but now it seems pretty evident that we are in a recession, as noted by these trends:

–GE missed their profit targets last week.  When the company that gave the talent world Forced Ranking misses their targets, what hope is there for the more huggable?

Recruiter jobs are down, as reported by Jim Stroud at the Recruiter’s Lounge.  Unless you’re a phyiscian recruiter – people are still getting sick…

–Staying at the Recruiter’s Lounge, Karen has heard about the "war for talent’, evaluated the numbers and is mad as hell….

Kris Dunn

Kris Dunn is a Partner and CHRO at Kinetix, a national RPO firm for growth companies headquartered in Atlanta. He’s also the founder Fistful of Talent (founded in 2008) and The HR Capitalist (2007) – and has written over 70 feature columns at Workforce Management magazine. Prior to his investment at Kinetix, Kris served in HR leadership roles at DAXKO, Charter and Cingular. In his spare time, KD hits the road as a speaker and gives the world what it needs – pop culture references linked to Human Capital street smarts.