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Employment

Embrace the monotony

Often in work or in life in general we focus solely on the outputs: the final sale, the delivery of the product, the award, the close of a sale, the bonus, or whatever the reward is of finishing the job. One of the challenges with focusing solely on the outputs is that we aren’t sure […]

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Economics Employment Faith

We need to listen to the generalists

Great news for generalists: specialists aren’t the only ones who bring value to society. David Epstein’s book “Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World” was one of my favorite books in 2020 and one that stood out the most. I remember being a bit surprised when I first saw the title. I had previously […]

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Economics Employment

What a Biden presidency will mean for employment

One of the biggest differences and most immediately felt differences between a Republican and Democrat president is employment law. So the election of Joe Biden will probably bring changes. How big the changes will be may vary based on whether Republicans win the special elections in the Georgia Senate races in early January.  Democrats are […]

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Employment

What recruiters can learn from ‘The Greatest Showman’

The 2017 popular musical “The Greatest Showman” has one song that spells out the key steps in the recruiting process.  The song “The Other Side” details one of the movie’s most pivotal moments, when P.T. Barnum, played by Hugh Jackman, decides to recruit playwright Phillip Carlyle, played by Zac Efron, to join his circus act. […]

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Employment

Include key words in your resume

I recently sent this email to a candidate I was trying to help find a position. She had just been rejected by a client of ours, and I was surprised. I figured this could be helpful to someone else who may looking for work now or in the future. I cannot stress enough the important […]