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[buzzsprout episode='10298900' player='true'] No one wants to work anymore. We run ad after ad but get no applicants. These younger generations have no work ethic. If your hiring managers are wallowing in self-pity and making these excuses, they are cutting their own throats. Key topics: ✔️ I recently had a conversation...

Photo by Rachel Loughman on Unsplash After months of hearing realtors say, "Oh no. This is not a housing bubble. This is not 2008," here we are. Even the Fed admits there's a "brewing US housing bubble." (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/housing-bubble-2022-warning-federal-reserve/) Duh! For those of us who remember what that was...

Photo by Romain V on Unsplash In July of 2021, a sign went viral at a Burger King in Lincoln, Nebraska. The employees left a final message: "We all quit. Sorry for the inconvenience." The backstory, which is detailed on BuzzFeed, is quite interesting. (You can find...

[buzzsprout episode='10270443' player='true'] Feeling like your email or InMail campaigns are going almost nowhere? You're not alone. Key topics: ✔️ Most sales & marketing jobs (staffing & recruiting definitely included) will attract people who want to pose and posture: "Oh, my business is great! Every sales email I send out...

Photo by Ephraim Mayrena on Unsplash   Recently, there was an unironic article on LinkedIn titled, "Do you have social jet lag?" You can find it here: https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/do-you-have-social-jet-lag-4733401/ In the blurb, editor Ruiqi Chen writes: "If socializing feels more exhausting now than it did before the pandemic, you’re not...

Very happy to have been featured in BreezyHR's article "Women at Work: 23 Experts on What Employers Should Stop, Keep and Start Doing to Make Work a Better Place for Women."   ...

Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash   In a recent viral LinkedIn post, there was a clear burst of common sense: In some respects, it's a little bit sad that we all have to applaud logic. I mean, shouldn't businesses be striving to operate in a way that...

[buzzsprout episode='10264638' player='true'] Is the Great Resignation fading away? Not that I've seen. In fact, according to a recent survey, more people  are considering resigning in 2022 than in 2021! Key topics: ✔️ Job descriptions or corporate propaganda trying to convince you that the Big Quit is ebbing =...

Photo by Ruthson Zimmerman on Unsplash It surprises me that it still surprises Corporate America that remote work remains popular. How could it not!?! Yesterday, I read an article on LinkedIn, "Remote job postings gain popularity," which you can find here: https://www.linkedin.com/news/story/remote-job-postings-gain-popularity-4716697/. In the blurb, editor Taylor Borden writes: "A...