Tag Archives: Economy

Quick recap – 2014 SHRM Employment Law and Legislative Conference

Last week was a whirlwind of Human Resources productivity. I attended my first national SHRM event in Washington DC and met some amazing HR professionals from all over the country. I wanted to share a super quick recap on the conference with you. We had an incredible list of guest speakers: 1) Michael Aitken, VP […]
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So you’re saying that we’re all out of luck: 2 Things You Should Know About the Skills Shortage

2 Things You Should Know About the Skills Shortage. Good morning fellow bloggers and HR pros! I’m finally back in the blogosphere after a few weeks of quiet and calm (you can thank a new job and the last few weeks of my HR certificate program for the absence). I woke up this morning, squeezed […]
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How to Successfully Implement a Succession Plan in a Recovering Economy

Alexandria Brown http://www.ere.net/webinars/succession-planning.asp In the ere.net hosted webinar “Succession Planning: Why It’s Important as the Economy Recovers,” hosts Tony Kubica and Sara LaForest discuss the importance of implementing a strong succession planning process in your organization during the economic recovery. Kubica and LaForest identify that while the economy is recovering, we are seeing an increase […]
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Talent Re-Defined: Advice and How-To’s “Are You Hiring Deciders, or Drifters?”

http://www.ere.net/2012/04/18/are-you-hiring-deciders-or-drifters/ Thanks ere for this article. It just qualifies a few of the characteristics that I think truly shine in the most talented individuals within my current and past organizations. In a time where many organizations are changing-some organizations are losing talented, valued employees to competitors and others are growing and recruiting round the clock, […]
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Where did all the jobs go????

I was having a nice little Friday afternoon-until I read this article! http://www.ere.net/2012/04/06/march-jobs-gains-are-smallest-in-months/#more-24799  Ouch!  (thanks @ere.net ha!) Jobs growth has decreased in the month of March. hat I personally think has contributed to the decrease is the fact that the holiday seasons are over. There was a huge increase in job openings in the retail and hotel/restaurant sectors […]
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Hiring-Veterans Welcome

http://www.ere.net/2012/03/01/dear-corporate-america-from-any-veteran-usa/ Great article-but there are definitely some key points that this writer needs to understand. I think that providing a resume that reflects your skills in a manner that is similar to the job you are applying for makes things much easier for a recruiter. I might review over 80 resumes for just one position […]
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Happy Tuesday: Unemployment Rate Drops Again as U.S. Adds 243,000 Jobs

Unemployment Rate Drops Again as U.S. Adds 243,000 Jobs. This is great news. Finally we get a decent list of which sectors are adding jobs. If you are job searching, or have friends that are currently unemployed, please share this article with them! It’s a great start to helping others seek employment in industries that […]
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170k New Private Jobs In January, Says ADP-That’s great, but what are the job titles being added?

170k New Private Jobs In January, Says ADP. These type or articles are a double edged sword to me. I love to see that our economy is adding jobs and not cutting them, but I feel like jobs are not being added within the functions of HR. I see a million job posts for nurses, […]
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