Ira S Wolfe

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Monster Acquisition: It’s an Epic Fail

Casual observers might consider the acquisition of Monster by Randstad as just another example of capitalism at work.  It falls at the heels of Indeed’s recent acquisition of SimplyHired…

Why Many Baby Boomers Don’t Feel or Act “Our Age”

When an aging Baby Boomer sees himself (or herself) in the mirror, who does he see?  The aging worker…or the youthful contributor? A series of photographs by Tom…

SHIFT – When Your Journey Is Only 1% Complete

“Our journey is only 1% complete.” Those words are the internal motto at Facebook. It’s a daily reminder that continuous success isn’t a destination but a journey. &nbsp…

Is it possible to bring the jobs back?

<This article was first published by the Herald-Tribune on June 27, 2016> Partially as a result of the great recession and the housing debacle, many jobs have…

Where Can Small Business Find Talent?

As much as things change, some things remain the same. That is certainly the case when it comes to recruiting new talent. Word of mouth has been and still is…

Welcome to the Exponential Age

The Exponential Age: That’s what Udo Gollub calls life as we now know it. He begins a recent article with this: In 1998, Kodak had 170,000 employees and…

Podcast|Confessions from a Recovering Millennial Basher

I have a confession to make. I’m a recovering millennial basher. For several years I hopped on the stereotype bandwagon and spewed rhetoric about the narcissistic, digitally obsessed…

9 More Workforce Trends Worth Knowing

1. There have been job gains at the highest paid level — engineering, finance, computer analysis; and there have been job gains at the lowest paid level — personal health…

Is Your Company Ready to Welcome Millennials?

If your company is typical, the answer is probably NO! Few organizations welcome Millennials well. In fact, many companies consider Millennials the enemy and unwelcome outsiders. Traditional recruiting, hiring, and…

4 Ways to Appeal to More Millennials

Asking for a quick show of hands, an overwhelming number of people at a recent workshop acknowledged that “frugal” and “no-nonsense labels” described the pre…