The Future Belongs to Those with ‘Soft Skills’

Posted On March 21, 2018

While this article begins with discussing education and soft skills, businesses are increasingly placing value on soft skills for employee selection and development. Read the Article:    

Here are the Best Jobs in the US in 2018

Posted On March 16, 2018

Ideas of what makes a job “the best” vary from person to person, but there are some factors— such as salary and career potential—that we all consider. And in today’s hyperconnected world, there’s more data than ever on what makes a job good, great or “the best” as online tools help job seekers research where… Continue…

More Employers Embrace RPO as Hiring Battles Heat Up

Posted On January 12, 2017

The tightening labor market has some employers turning to recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), growing the market by 17 percent in 2015 over 2014, according to the Everest Group, a consulting and research firm. A majority of global RPO growth is attributed to new deal activity, which grew at a rate of more than 18 percent… Continue…

Hot Dogs and Amazon: Stories of Top Performing Talent in Action

Posted On December 13, 2016

What does “top performance” mean to you? Different companies have different notions of what it means to be a top performer, but definitions are often centered around the specific traits managers believe yield strong performance in a particular role or field. But what if it’s simpler than that? Read More:  

Workforce keeps aging, but it doesn’t mean age discrimination cases disappear

Posted On November 6, 2016

Business managers have occasionally suggested to human resources consultant Bob Floreak that they wished they could shed older employees and shift to a younger workforce. He responds with one basic question: Why? Read More:  

Auto tech industry’s pipeline of professionals dwindling

Posted On October 12, 2016

David Smith hoped for a long career in the oil and gas industry, but when he got laid off last year, he searched for a different job that would be in high demand. The most promising opportunity he found was beneath the hood of a car. “There’s a vast new business going on in automotive,”… Continue…

10 Traits that Make Champions (at Work and at Rio)

Posted On August 17, 2016

With the Rio Olympics putting the very best of humanity on display for all of us, it’s easy to think that the athletes who go home with gold are somehow superhuman. But they aren’t. They put their pants — or speedos, or fencing gear — on one leg at a time like the rest of… Continue…


Posted On June 13, 2016

Recruiting has evolved more in the past 10 year, than in the past 40. To further validate LinkedIn’s role for the future, read Jeff Weiner’s message regarding Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn.  

Pittsburgh 80,000 Worker Shortage

Posted On May 4, 2016

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development released today their analysis on the regional job market for the coming decade. Aligning HR /Talent Acquisition / Employee Retention with overall business strategy is becoming critical.  

Are you Prepared?

Posted On April 7, 2016

Overtime Rule Marches Closer to Enactment Business owners, managers, and HR professionals have been in a period of watchful waiting for final wording and dates for changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act, which determines who is eligible for overtime pay. The $50,440 threshold change is anticipated to affect millions of employees. The time to… Continue…

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