I admit that I do not enjoy grocery shopping. I know it’s a necessary chore to avoid the high cost of continually eating out but I’m honest with myself. I find accomplishing that chore easier by simply entering the store, getting what I need, and exiting as soon as possible to get back to doing what I enjoy. I call it grocery getting as opposed to grocery shopping.Continue reading “Grocery Shopping”
Tag: Labor Market Information
Back Alley Deals and the Hidden Job Market.
We have all heard of the mysterious hidden job market, but what is it? We conjure up ideas of roundtable discussions being held in some smoke-filled room with lots of cognac being served on ice–tangible deals for only a select few. Yeah right? Not! Continue reading “Back Alley Deals and the Hidden Job Market.”
Statistics and Bikinis
“Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”
This Aaron Levenstein quote just happens to be taped to my desk, next to my list of outstanding labor market information requests. Knowing how much to pay your newest employee, which location is best for you to open your latest franchise, and which industries your sales teams should focus on, are all questions that can be vital to a business’ success. Continue reading “Statistics and Bikinis”