Who's missing the mark?
Help me understand please!
I read an article in a recent International Business Times, U.S. edition, reporting that 3.2 million jobs are going begging because perfect candidates aren't available within the 15 million unemployed. And, apparently, they aren't available internally, either.
[Note: I am generalizing and lumping all employers together...I acknowledge that there are exceptions!]Read More
"Red-headed stepchildren" need not apply
Short-sighted. Unconscionable. Foolish. Profligate. Asinine. Ignorant.
And I'm just getting started.
How ludicrous is it that some Employers are deciding that the Unemployed are not good enough to hire? CNN Money this week posted an article that says this is becoming more common. While it's apparently not illegal, I'd have to call it immoral or at the very least ignorant.Read More
If you keep doing things the way you've always done them...
Human beings really get in ruts. We love to do things that are comfortable, even when it's to our disadvantage. Case in point: employment.Read More
Playing by the Numbers Means All the Numbers
For the second time in as many weeks, I've read that organizations have jobs going begging because they can't find "qualified" people to fill them. Most recent: "Difficulties in Finding Qualified Workers" by Peter Cappelli of The Wharton School who notes two reasons for the mismatch:
Mismatch reason #1: tons of choice in this "buyer’s market.Read More