Years ago while commuting to work, I remember being first introduced to The Freelancer’s Union through a series of clever subway posers that encouraged riders to “Re-examine, Rethink & Reinvent”, especially when it came to independent work. As someone who had always worked for big firms up until then, I thought the posters were witty […]
It’s beginning to look like a lot like Christmas, Staff in every store. And this year the outlook looks rosy for those looking for holiday work. According to the National Retail Federation, it is estimated that Retailers alone will hire 585,000 to 625,000 seasonal employees, and let’s not forget Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Transportation and Manufacturing, […]
Freelance Nation: Tough Finding Full Time Work (via NewsLook) Just last month over 8.5 million Americans seeking full time work were stuck in part time jobs.
Being married to my co-founder, there is not a whole lot of separation of work & our personal lives. If anything with two kids it’s more of a juggling act, especially in the summer, with strategy meetings being held in the kitchen while packing camp lunches, or over a midnight latte. Vacation Time???..not around here…or […]
Once upon a time…not all that long ago, I remember the joy of leaving work on Friday (or for vacation for that matter), and never having to hear from (or communicate with) the office. I’d stay as late as I needed to get the job done, but once it was quitting time, it was “Miller […]
This week I came across a great (and well-timed) article by Kevin Kruse that appeared in Forbes entitled “Temps: 3 Reasons to Hire Them Right Now“. It was well timed because for the last few weeks I’ve been out on the road talking up Hourly and trying to explain to the powers that be, the […]
June 14, 2012 WorkForce 1 Career Blog By Angie Kamath Having recently staffed a few career fairs, I wanted to share some thoughts about what can make the experience more meaningful for jobseekers. While it is difficult to generalize about all fairs – I do think they offer value to jobseekers around networking, learning which […]