It’s foolish to punish quiet quitters in this small-growth economy.

Last week’s The Wall Street Journal article on Quiet Quitting and Quiet Firing includes observations from me on this popular topic. The very next day, Friday, I was interviewed by Fox26 Houston to provide advice to employees who find themselves being a…

Three Strategies to Help Employees Fight Inflation

US inflation is at 9.1 percent, the highest level in over 40 years. While wage increases are also at their highest level in four decades — 4.8 percent according to a new Pearl Meyers survey — they are not high enough…

Are you making these four classic interview mistakes?

Finding candidates is difficult now. Once you’ve scheduled an interview, don’t weaken the chances of hiring the ideal candidate by making these four classic interview mistakes. Job candidates now have choices, and you want to be No. 1 on their…

How better feedback will help employees — and CEOs

Are you the type of leader that loves to provide positive feedback? Or, are you the type who prefers to tell people what they did wrong? Long-standing research shows that the leaders who provide positive feedback more often than negative,…

The ROI of Upskilling and Reskilling Your Workforce

The ongoing labor shortage has forced organizations to start thinking differently about how they are finding individuals with specialized skillsets. Join us on November 3rd as Victor Assad explains the importance of upskilling and reskilling your workforce so you can reduce turn-over…

Why You Need to Address Pay Compression

The US tight labor market is requiring companies across several industries to raise pay to attract new, experienced workers. This strategy creates pay compression for existing workers — meaning, they are now underpaid  — and leaves them deeply dissatisfied. To…

Is your employer brand ready for a labor shortage in 2021?

A recruiter told me last week that job ghosting has started up again, even after her company moved its pay levels to market competitive levels. The prediction I made to her is that by August, the US will have more…