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3 Ways PR Job Seekers Can Enhance Their Digital Footprint

  You’ve heard it again and again — when applying for jobs and internships, make sure your social media and is pristine and appropriate. (You don’t want your Instagram or your digital footprint to speak louder than your resume.) This is especially true…


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Recruiting the “Baby Boomers” in the Digital Age

Yes, I admit to being a member of AARP. And as a member of their organization, I try to keep involved with the issues that affect us “mature workers”. Volunteer work, tech classes, social security updates, employment decisions, healthcare changes,…


It’s Time to Stop Calling Them Passive Job Seekers

In the world of recruitment, we use the terms “Active and Passive Job Seeker,” to differentiate between people who are actively searching for jobs, whether out of work or ready for a change, and those who are currently employed, but…


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Wave of Sex Harassment Issues Offer Stark Reminder

Crises Loom, Yet Organizations Continue to Ignore Threats The wave of sexual harassment-related firings continues, proving on an ongoing basis that no organization is immune to a crisis that can cause harm to employees, customers and communities, disrupt business operations,…


Retirement and Non-Traditional Candidate Pools

There’s no shortage of information about the aging healthcare workforce and large number of Nurses and Physicians that will be retiring over the next decade. More than 50% of nurses are reaching retirement age, while their fellow aging baby boomers…


Winner and Still Champion – Employee Referral Programs

Over my 43 years in recruitment communications you can imagine how many new, exciting resources for discovering, attracting and retaining talent have been launched beyond just employee referral programs. Beyond doubt the introduction of new tools to improve the tedious…


Time to Recharge and Experience Life!

    I hadn’t taken a “real” vacation for a few years.  I’ve used the same excuses as everyone else … not enough time, not enough money, work concerns, etc. etc.  Sure, I’d taken a day off here and there,…