Rick Springfield is Big in Reno, and a Talent Pro There Knows It

RJ Morris Culture, Job Market, Recruiting, RJ Morris

On a recent business trip to Reno, I walked off the jet way, entered the airport and immediately saw pictures of Rick Springfield everywhere. Wall signage, escalator video screens, taxi-top signs and billboards—wherever I went, there was Rick smiling back at me, advertising an upcoming show. Surreal is just one word to describe the effect. Either Rick was a big …

Are You An Imposter?

Andy Porter Andy Porter, Compensation/Cash Money, Job Market, Labor

The first thing that came to mind when I read this article was “factory outlet.”  Random, I know.  But we’ve all been (or been dragged) to one of these outlets at one time or another on the hunt for a great deal.  Whenever I go on these trips, I initially get really excited because I can’t believe what I’m seeing: …

Candidates Are Still Holding Out…

Jessica Lee Candidate Pool, Jessica Lee, Job Market, Labor, Making Offers, Workforce Management Articles

WAIT! Stop the presses. Are y’a’ll really seeing candidates accept job offers for lower salaries? I mean, really? Is it rampant? I really need to know. Because personally, I’m not seeing it. Maybe it’s because so much of my hiring is based in DC where we have lower unemployment rates, more job openings and on many accounts, we have been …

(not) Dying To Leave Your Job

Tim Sackett Audacious Ideas, Job Market, Tim Sackett

I’m a glass half full kind of guy. So, I wanted to find the positive side to our high-unemployment-bad-economy-recession-thingy we are going through.  I mean, I’m in Michigan and Wolverine fans need something to be happy about before football season starts and they start taking their own lives, again.  (BTW – 1000+ days since UofM has beat MSU in football and basketball – I’m just …