If you’re in the workforce today, it’s likely that you’ve undergone a background check and drug screen. Most companies in the United States conduct both of these tests. Are you asking yourself what this means? What's the point? Read on!
If you’re a Recruiter, this economy sucks.
That’s because the U.S. unemployed labor market is down to around 4%. To put it another way, just about everyone that’s employable is already working. That means recruiting for talent has gotten a lot harder. It’s a white-knuckle economy for even the most seasoned, well-networked Recruiter.
I started my sales career in telecommunications. Each December, for the six years I was in that industry, my telecom employer would lay off the bottom 20% of its underperforming sales team. No discussions, just, boom, you’re not making the numbers — and then you’re on the dole. After a few years of watching this, I stopped learning the names of the new sales reps until I knew they could survive this cutthroat practice.
It’s time for human resources to get a makeover. There’s plenty of evidence now that outdated employee performance ranking systems and punitive evaluative processes destroy corporate morale.
The application process is getting cleaner and more mobile-friendly and Recruiters are seeking new ways to attract talent beyond advertising. A 4% unemployment rate has forced employers to rethink how they keep employees on the job longer.
We live in an increasingly harried and disjointed world. This makes building cohesive digital products exceptionally hard. Bridging the gap between Strategists, Designers, and Software Engineers requires a new approach to how these projects are managed. Even small teams can struggle with cohesion.
Fortunately, something new has emerged from the digital noise:
If job frustrations are making you take a deep, cleansing breath, you are practicing the art of mindfulness.
Mindfulness is a stress management tool that is being applied in workplaces around the world. It's a practice of living in the moment while stopping the flood of thoughts and worries that bombard a lot of us every day.
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