It’s Lonely At The Top: What Can We Do About Executive Bonuses?

It’s Lonely At The Top: What Can We Do About Executive Bonuses?

Bashing the compensation and bonuses of executives has become a household conversation.  Seems like everyone has an opinion on th...

Staying Competitive:  Tips for Interviewing in Today’s Market

Staying Competitive: Tips for Interviewing in Today’s Market

It doesn't take a PhD economist to know that supply and demand create all kinds of different outcomes.  The job market is no diff...

Tips on How to Approach Suspected Pay Inequity

Tips on How to Approach Suspected Pay Inequity

Glassdoor's recent analysis on the gender pay gap in the engineering sector raises important questions that should be answered by ...

Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s - Part Four:  Rejection Fear

Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s – Part Four: Rejection Fear

This is the final post of a four-part series on Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s (Financial Fears, Esteem Fears, Achievement Atrophy Fe...

Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s - Part Three:  Achievement Atrophy Fear

Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s – Part Three: Achievement Atrophy Fear

This is the third post of a four-part series on Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s (Financial Fears, Esteem Fears, Achievement Atrophy Fe...

Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.Rs - Part 2: Esteem Fear

Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.Rs – Part 2: Esteem Fear

This is the second post of a four-part series on Overcoming Layoff F.E.A.R.s (Financial Fears, Esteem Fears, Achievement Atrophy F...

Navigating a Layoff: Tips for Negotiating Your Separation Agreement and Getting the Most from Severance (Employers Listen too!)

Navigating a Layoff: Tips for Negotiating Your Separation Agreement and Getting the Most from Severance (Employers Listen too!)

January layoff numbers are the worst we've seen in decades, which means many affected likely have not been through anything  like...

Employers: What size is the first shoe? Make sure it's big enough!

Employers: What size is the first shoe? Make sure it’s big enough!

If first round of job cuts aren't deep enough, there may be a second shoe. We are experiencing (as predicted earlier) another ...

Employers: Do you use the “Standing In The Shower Talking To Yourself” Test?

Employers: Do you use the “Standing In The Shower Talking To Yourself” Test?

The ADP numbers released Wednesday that showed nearly 700,000 people came off of payrolls in the month of December was even s...

Attention All In-House Recruiters: Extra Grace Required

Attention All In-House Recruiters: Extra Grace Required

Most recruiters don't grow up being recruiters or end their careers as recruiters.  The work is hard and never-ending and every m...