Suffering from The Great Resignation? Maybe You Need to Know Your Employees a Little Better

John Hollon Employee Relations, Learning and Development, Organizational Development, Retention

Way back when I ran a newspaper news desk (yes, it was THAT long ago), I was looking to hire a Copy Desk Chief.  It was a critical role because the Copy Chief reviewed the work of the copy editors, and more importantly, made sure that bad stuff didn’t get into the daily paper.  Everybody in the newsroom knew I was interviewing outside candidates, but in the …

Where Did All The Workers Go!?

Tim Sackett Recruiting, Talent Acquisition

The BLS labor stats came out recently, and it’s a bit perplexing for even us industry folks of what is happening to workers. The labor participation rate prior to the pandemic was around 63.3% and in the most recent month, it fell another .1% to 61.6%. Also, most experts predicted that job growth would be robust around 500K additional jobs, …