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Good time to job search in spite of layoffs

One can’t help but be unsettled by announcements of major layoffs in January 2023: Google (12,000, 6% of workforce), Microsoft (10,000, 4-5% of workforce), and Amazon (18,000, 1-2% of workforce). But despite the wave of layoff announcements at major tech companies, it’s still a good time to get a job. Continue reading Good time to job search in spite of layoffs

10 Ways to Increase Your LinkedIn Profile Search Results

Increasing search appearances is an ongoing process. Each LinkedIn member receives search results customized specifically for them, based on their LinkedIn network (connections) as well as what LinkedIn calls “relevancy to the searcher.” You can successfully  optimize your Profile and increase search appearances by consistently doing the following: Continue reading 10 Ways to Increase Your LinkedIn Profile Search Results

The New Normal Staffing Agency

The official number of unemployed Americans is 10.1 million, according to the Labor Department. But there’s another government data source that indicates a much higher number of unemployed at 18.3 million people. As more Americans get vaccinated and we begin to see Covid-19 start to appear in the rearview mirror, we should anticipate almost 20 million people starting to return to the workforce, many leaning heavily on staffing agencies to reenter the career marketplace. How these agencies reposition and rebrand themselves will determine their productivity, profitability, efficiency, growth, and even survival. Continue reading The New Normal Staffing Agency