Times are tough and you are confronted with the grim reality of a layoff for your employees. You can’t keep staff at the current level and survive the expense, but your business depends on the expertise and talent of your employees. What do you do? As one employer said to me, “I’ve gotten rid of the chaff, these people are my core! When work picks back up, I won’t be able to compete without them. If they go, my business goes!” Continue reading “Saving Your Assets in a Down Market”
Re-branding your skill sets after the pink slip.
Are you tired of being unemployed? Have you been laid off, gone on multiple interviews and no response? If your answer is yes to all of the above, then you would probably agree that it’s time for a big fat change. Continue reading “Pink Slip Rebound”
Part 1 in a series on coping with supposed overqualifications.
I have to admit, this job market is not the friendliest we’ve had. I was talking to fellow blogger, Aleesa, about something we’ve heard recently from some of our wonderful job seekers coming from degreed professions: I’m overqualified, and I can’t even get into an interview. In the rare case that I do, I’m quickly dismissed.
Continue reading “Stick a Fork in Me, I’m Done!”
Part One: Keeping in game shape can help you ride through the turbulence
Many are dealing with elevated stress levels because of the volatility in the economy. Some of us are out of work or have been forced to take on increased workloads because of cutbacks. Good fitness habits combat the negative effects of stress and improve self confidence for both job seekers and employees.
Continue reading “An Eye on Fitness”