Our board member Mark Lange is a former presidential speech writer, and in fact wrote the George H.W. Bush's 1991 state of the union address. In today's Christian Science Monitor, he writes about last night's speech in an article entitled Obama and the myth of job creation. Here are some highlights of Mark's article: Redefine … Continue reading The Myth of Job Creation
I usually confine my blog posts to workforce matters, but the people of Haiti are top of mind today. I was happy to hear that my friend and his family in Haiti survived the earthquake without harm, but many others are in dire need of medical assistance. Please consider a contribution to Doctors Without Borders … Continue reading Consider helping out in Haiti
The January release of the Kronos Retail Labor Index report provides results for the December 2009 Index as well as a year-end recap of trends in the applicant population. The December Index level was the highest of 2009, at 4.02% (for every 100 applications received, 4.02 hires were made). This result appears to be driven … Continue reading January Retail Labor Index
I wrote a guest blog this week for Business Women's Finishing School & Social Club, a work oriented blog that addresses "Everything you didn't learn in school that will help you survive the work of work". My blog post describes my experiences in balancing motherhood and work. A lot has changed since I began my … Continue reading How do you balance work and life?