From June, 2014

5 Real Life Instances When Video Interviewing Saved the Day

Most of the positive social chatter about video interviewing comes from the video interviewing vendors while most of the negative chatter comes from those who don’t want to change their hiring process.  As someone who has worked closely with video interviewing on both the development and recruiter side, I’m going to give you 5 real life instances of how video interviewing helped save someone in the hiring process. Continue reading “5 Real Life Instances When Video Interviewing Saved the Day” »

U.S. Workforce: Why Is Everyone So Miserable And What Can We Do About It?

If you are employed but unhappy with your job you may have heard these words when depressed employeegrumbling about your work week to a friend, “At least you have a job.”  If you’re a manager do you feel your employees are lucky to even be employed?   This attitude might be influencing you to treat them in ways that do not contribute to their success or well being.  I mean if you believe they have no other place to go, then your investment in retaining them might be fairly minimal, fueling their disengagement. Continue reading “U.S. Workforce: Why Is Everyone So Miserable And What Can We Do About It?” »

Jobseekers: The Startling Truth About How Much Your College Education is Really Worth!

Forget how much your college degree is worth for a second and think about how much it cost.  If you don’t know because your parents footed the bill, as did mine, I will tell you.  The average yearly tuition costs graduation-879941_640plus room and board for an in-state student attending a four year public university is more than $18,000 for 2013-2014.  The fee increases by two to four percent every year so today’s graduate will spend a cool $75,000 by the time they cross the stage and that’s if they get out in four years!  Perhaps even more gut churning is the cost of attending a private institution which will run you north of $40,000 a year.  You do the math for how much that diploma will cost. Continue reading “Jobseekers: The Startling Truth About How Much Your College Education is Really Worth!” »