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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…

6 Employees Will Quit Their Jobs Before You Finish Reading This!

In the time it takes most of you to read this article – about a minute or two, here’s what will change around the world and inside our bodies. There…

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…

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…

New Technologies Rewrite Business Playbook

R.I.P. to the the way it was. An epic shift is underway.  From social media to the Internet of Things, digital fabrication to robotics, virtual reality to synthetic…

Millennial Females Enjoy Options Baby Boomers Didn’t

If you can believe what you read, the Millennials may not be left with a world that is better than the world Baby Boomers inherited. But that conclusion is not…

Is It True What They Say About Millennials?

Published in the November 9, 2015 issue of Lehigh Valley Business Journal What you hear (and maybe even believe) about millennials is not always true. That was the gist of…