Month: May 2020

Interviewing Through the Downsized/Furloughed Carnage of Candidates…5 Tips:

The tables have suddenly turned. What was once a candidate-starved recruiting environment with a 3.4% U.S. unemployment rate just a few months ago before the Covid-19 global pandemic has suddenly exploded into a candidate-overflow situation with 15-20%+ unemployment…numbers not seen since the Great Depression era. Over the past 9 weeks, more than 38 million Americans …

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I Was Just Downsized…Now What? 13 Tips to Take Immediately:

As the global pandemic continues to wreak havoc on U.S. unemployment figures, a simple question needs to be answered? My job was just eliminated…now what? Here are some basic tips to take during these turbulent times. Breathe. Relax. Prioritize. Do not take your downsizing personally. Millions of Americans and professional across the globe have been …

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The Current Media Landscape: Unemployment Rates, Revenue Dollars, and Recruiting

The staggering U.S. unemployment rate announced by the government this past Friday as a result of the global pandemic may get even worse, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. “The reported numbers are probably going to get worse before they get better,” Munchin told the Fox News Sunday program. The unemployment rate exploded to 14.7% in April, …

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Ten Tips to Ace Your Video Interview

The age of video interviewing has arrived. In response to the current global pandemic, we have quickly entered a virtual world by leveraging video systems like Zoom/Skype/Google Hangouts/MS Teams/etc. in place of traditional onsite interviews. While video conferencing is nothing new, the thought of a fully virtual hire before the spread of COVID-19…whereas a candidate …

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