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  • Tough Times, Wise Decisions
    by Dr. Maynard Brusman - May 28, 2020
    In a time when “flattening the curve” requires universal participation, when, how, and who to re-open requires tough decisions. Wise business leadership is needed more than ever before. There’s no shortage of talks, posts, or tweets on our need for wise, capable leaders who pursue the common good; who balance big-picture thinking with next-step management. But predicting outcomes becomes much more compl...
  • The Value of Evergreen Requisitions
    by LocalJobNetwork™ - May 27, 2020
    In an era where the Office of Federal Contract and Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has become more inquisitive into contractor recruitment and selection processes, there is a need for more awareness around the utility and benefits of using evergreen requisitions. We find that there is both a lack of regulatory guidance for their use and a need for more resources on how to use them effectively to meet business and compliance nee...
  • Your New Normal: How Will It Look?
    by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - May 27, 2020
    You may have seen them on social media…the memes and articles about how our lives will be forever changed due to Coronavirus. One of those memes, from Brené Brown, recently appeared in my social media feed questioning the whole idea of “normal” and pointing out that “normal” in the current age has had a very low bar. Brené Brown observes… “We will not go back...
  • 5 Good Reasons Employers Should Hire Veterans – From a Former Marine
    by Ben Murphy - May 18, 2020
    There are many good reasons employers should hire veterans, so why does this group still struggle to find meaningful employment? As a former U.S. Marine and founder of HandyVets, Inc – a company that exclusively hires Veteran technicians – I have seen time and time again the myriad of challenges that those who dedicate their lives to our nation experience upon returning from duty. Among these challenges is the f...
  • 9 Ways to Stay Visible When You're Working Remotely
    by Melody Wilding - May 13, 2020
    How do I stay visible and provide value when I’m working remotely? As more people work from home, I’m hearing a similar concern from many of my coaching clients. It’s a great question. Not being physically present with your team and senior leaders has its consequences. It means you have to be more intentional about putting yourself out there, promoting your achievements, and sharing what your tea...
  • COVID-19: EEO and ADA Considerations
    by Marilynn L. Schuyler - April 30, 2020
    These are unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us to rethink, retool, recalibrate and reconsider our options – all for the sake of keeping us safe. Let’s consider some of the equal employment opportunity (EEO) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) considerations. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued guidelines for emp...
  • Companies Currently Hiring During COVID-19
    by LocalJobNetwork™ - April 28, 2020
    We have compiled a list of companies who are currently hiring during these times and will continue to update. Click the company profiles below to see their full list of openings. If you are an employer who would like to be listed please email us at solutions@localjobnetwork.com. 1901 Group Kwik Trip AccentCare Lakeland Care District Accessible Space, In...
  • 5 Ways to Build More Mental and Emotional Strength in the Face of What We've Lost
    by Kathy Caprino - April 27, 2020
    In reading article after article and headline after headline about the pandemic and what is happening in so many people’s lives around the world, one thing above all has become crystal clear, and that is: The coronavirus has stolen much from us and irrevocably altered how we see our reality. Experiences, situations, events, and beliefs about the “reality” of life that so many of us took for grant...
  • Uncertainty and How I Cope
    by Stacey Lane - April 17, 2020
    I’ve got a list of productive things I’d like to tackle while the coronavirus storm blusters onward: Clean out drawers. Organize computer files. Design new client resources. Learn how to groom my dog. Paint my home office. Try new recipes. All of these are activities I don’t normally have time for. You’ve probably got a list of your own. Part of my change coping strategy is to “do.” S...
  • Maintain a Social, Positive Workplace Amid Coronavirus
    by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - April 10, 2020
    This piece first appeared in Compliance Week. Author Jaclyn Jaeger is an editor with Compliance Week and has written on a wide variety of topics, including ethics and compliance, risk management, legal, enforcement, technology, and more. I am grateful that she allowed me to share her piece with my global audience. Companies all around the world right now are working around the clock to adjust to a new normal as we quickl...