Much has been written about the role of work in our lives. And this is not simply another article to add to the contemporary warehouse of views and opinions regarding the role of work. Rather this article if focused on something rarely written about or discussed, something I call the “Chocolate Cake and Icing
Transition, Transformation or Revolution: What are we in and what will work look like in the future?
In the world of work, the exchange of time and productive human effort for the affordability of a certain lifestyle, there is a plethora of history where technology and global change has created a totality of change in how work is carried out. Many pundits refer to this shift as a transition or a
I am frequently asked the question, “Am I a virtual worker?" all the time. Why I am asked is perhaps because for the past 5 years I have worked full time in a virtual work environment, able to be productive and flexible to accommodate business and client needs as they arise. I am more
As an aging male in a world that seems to move and change sometimes at the speed of light, something that I, and we all take for granted, our health, has become a paramount focus for me. And as a result, I came to the realization first hand that although we all talk a
Inevitably, throughout the history of any career, industry, or financial cycle, change occurs. Change is the only certainty in life and if we are able to move with change as a transition then we usually weather that period well. And if we resist, the change seems to be more difficult, more cumbersome, and more
Whether you aspire to a leadership role in any facet of life or not, there is undeniably a huge need for and gap of leaders, and leadership, in the world. Regardless of whether we are talking about political leadership or business leadership, the evidence is gathering that we are becoming a society of number
The Move To Process Efficiency and Consistency: Bold Predictions for the Talent Acquisition Industry in 2017
As 2017 unveils itself and we are beyond the reminiscing and time spent either in sorrow or in absolute glee about the year that we just graduated from, I want to take a few minutes to make some bold predictions for the Talent Acquisition industry in 2017. The Candidate Driven market will completely take
This is my first post 2016 US election blog and although this will not be a writing of my political views, I will focus on just how much the world of work has changed as the global economy moves from an industrialized manufacturing base on a global scale to an information sacred age where
In the era of quick change and technological anomalies, there are no industries that have missed out on the impact that has occurred. One industry, or an important aspect of our individual lives and the global economy, is the talent acquisition industry or the “how do I find a great job” stage of one’s
As I celebrate my 13th year in the Talent Acquisition Industry, beginning in 2003 as a middle aged professional who relied on candidates to educate me on what it was that they actually did to the present day as a middle aged professional who seeks talented individuals and spends time learning about them as people, I just feel like I have a sunrise and sunset in the work that I do. Along the way, through my “agency” experiences, my “HR Consulting” experiences, and my “sales” experiences as a professional, I have met many wonderfully talented people, learned about the “Heinz 57” iterations of business models, and looking upon my career to date, I can honestly say that the best experience I have had over the entire 13 years is the focusing of my work on how I wanted others to remember me. I have always focused on treating another as “thy neighbor”.