Author: Hank Stringer

Talent Shortage? Companies Better Suit Up and Prepare to Play

The past few years the job market has been great for hiring authorities and decision makers responsible for hiring. There’s been plenty…

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Four Tips To Discreetly Explore Jobs And Your Market Value

Recently Glassdoor asked it’s community, “Should the economy recover to pre-recession levels, how soon would you look for a new job?” Interestingly,…

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Is Your Company Ready For A Mass Exodus Of Talent?

With 84% of employees planning to look for a new position in 2011, according to Manpower, a job placement firm, companies may…

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Employment Churn Is Coming: How You Can Prepare

Recently CNN reported that “According to a recent survey by job-placement firm Manpower, 84% of employees plan to look for a new…

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Handling The ‘What Do You Do?’ Question When Unemployed

This question comes at the most inopportune time every Christmas Season. If you’re unemployed, your mind races as you hear this question,…

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How To Get The Most Out Of Holiday Social Conversations: A Guide For Employees

It’s that busy time of the year when we meet friends, acquaintances or new faces at parties, gatherings and events and will…

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Three Keys To Economic Recovery: Strong Expectations, More Responsibility, Better Policies

In the Wall Street Journal this week, Kevin Warsh, a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, sounded off…

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How To Get Through Tough Times In Your Career

Unless one has ‘walked in the shoes’ of the terminally unemployed it is hard to give advice on coping with the situation.…

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Quiet Please! The Value Of Silence At Work And During A Job Search

In the chaos of a golf game, there are moments of silence where the player considers and prepares for the next shot…

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Scammin and Jammin: The Face Of The New Career?

When I was in college low those many decades ago (still can’t believe I graduated in ‘79 – seems like yesterday) times…

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How To Show An Employer You're Relevant To The Job

We seek work or we work. Work rewards us financially and for some in deeper personal more meaningful ways. Whatever your work…

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Career Advice For Recruiters: Industry Outlook & Job Tips

Hi Hank, I’ve recently been offered a chance to work with a 3rd party recruiter representing a large investment bank. They cold…

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