In case you're not from the tri-state area, that gentleman on the left is Phil Murphy, the man New Jersey just selected to be their governor, succeeding Chris Christie. New Jersey had gotten used to dealing with some pretty conservative behavior in Christie while he toyed with some national aspirations, despite being a pretty blue state, so while the population was looking for minimum wage hikes and bans on gestation crates, they got the exact opposite out of their governor.
We've been hearing a lot of debate around wages lately, because we've seen an unusual phenomenon in the labor market recently. We're near so-called 'full employment' (we consider full employment a 4.0% unemployment rate), but wages have not risen to match the demand. Why is this? One reason I suspect is that there is a lot more competition in the market than the statistics reveal. Brace yourselves, the nerding has begun. While we celebrate a 4.1% unemployment rate, we know th
Happy Monday, all! I'm happy to say that I was quoted in a great article for All Hands, this time talking about scaling your company culture as your small business grows from startup to fledgeling and beyond. I'd love for you to check it out and let me know your thoughts!
I hate to say it, but not every piece of advice you can get about how to put together your resume is good advice. I'd say that especially goes for free advice. I had a professor in college who used to say, you tend not to take seriously things that you get for free. Sometimes, that goes for the giver, too. In any regard, enjoy the video!
As an HR professional, I've had lots of interactions with attorneys, and when you deal with someone who is talented, knowledgable, but most of all sensible, you get a relationship that really sings. Marc is a part of my LinkedIn network, and I've had the pleasure seeing his perspective. I've seen firsthand that he approaches problems from an angle that makes sense for all parties involved, and for that reason I reached out to him to answer some questions that, for those of us