More than 50% of your managers are unsatisfied and looking for a better opportunity.
The overall US economy may be lagging, but your industry has been hiring new staff at a time when the average manager is unsatisfied and looking for a change. The paradigm shift to a “candidate’s market” is most certainly underway. If you want to win the war for…Continue
In the past few years, a slow economy and shaky job market have actually helped keep key personnel on staff. A secure position was enough to overcome the temptation to leave for higher pay or new opportunities.
However, in the past six months the calls from single-unit, independent operations have risen sharply compared to 2010 and 2011. These operations are hungry for talented staff. The “Indies” do not have corporate recruiting resources at their disposal, so when they cannot find…Continue
Ah, the advancements of technology. E-mail gives us the power to rifle through correspondence. Click – skim – click attachment – scan – close attachment…
Then what? Respond, forward, file, or delete. In corporate talent acquisition, let’s define those actions:
Respond = Success. The recipient is interested, and is advising you of the next step.
Forward = The recipient sees something in you, and is sending to a peer or manager for further…Continue
At the American Hospitality & Lodging Association (AHLA) Hotel Industry Leadership Panel earlier this month, a panel of veteran hotel executives concurred that, although no dynamic or dramatic upswing is on the horizon, the sector as a whole will enjoy moderate growth and gradual improvement over the next two years. Demand is up, supply is tight, local governments are helping with development projects, and staying one step ahead of…Continue
Your attire, handshake and eye contact still matter significantly. But if your head is in the sand about your media presence, you need to get serious about ensuring your public media persona – your true first impression – is up to snuff.