Everybody knows how to get hired. They just forget when it’s themselves interviewing.

Everybody knows how to get hired. Everybody knows, but no one speaks of the reality of hiring:   Leonard Cohen performed a song “Everybody Knows” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEQldSi-heE A “dark” song, with multiple references to social issues including work. Everybody knows that the dice are loaded Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed Everybody knows that the war is over Everybody knows the … Read More

Paul Swengler CEOEverybody knows how to get hired. They just forget when it’s themselves interviewing.

Have Millennials been short changed?

There appears a real disconnect between Millennials and their predecessors in how they actually connect with society. Is it real or just a bias? It happened I was reading a book on product branding. The particular chapter had a reference to the effect: young people are less connected than they were 10, 20 and definitely 30 years ago. This seemed … Read More

Paul Swengler CEOHave Millennials been short changed?

Are multitaskers better employees than single taskers?

The likelihood is only a few who are reading this have ever read Future Shock, a book written by the futurist Alvin Toffler in 1970. What is really captivating about his work is not only the accuracy, but also his predictions were made before the internet, cellphones and 10 years before the first PCs. Consider that 1970 was at the … Read More

Paul Swengler CEOAre multitaskers better employees than single taskers?

Getting back to work. Making technology work for you!

Innovative software helps job seekers stay organized as they secure employment Every morning after his kids headed off to school and his wife left for work, Max Lindquist used to flip on the computer and go to work trying to find a job. He logged on to his preferred employment Web site and scanned the new job listings in his … Read More

Paul Swengler CEOGetting back to work. Making technology work for you!

Need a job? Forget about the Power Suit.

Breakthrough mobile-ready application designed to help job seekers secure employment fast Gone are the days of pounding the pavement in person, calling potential employers to schedule an interview and mailing out mass resumes. Today’s job seekers know that most of the action happens online. Just ask Lisa Johnson, a teacher who lost her job with an urban school district due … Read More

Paul Swengler CEONeed a job? Forget about the Power Suit.

A bad post on Linkedin or other social site can reduce your chances of professional success.

Lets face it, Linkedin is great for self promotion in the job world. But it has a major drawback. It is public. Forbes has written about the 8 mistakes people make on Linnkedin. Not making mistakes isn’t the same as finding a solution to what you need or want. Social networking sites provide unprecedented channels to connect, but all too … Read More

Paul Swengler CEOA bad post on Linkedin or other social site can reduce your chances of professional success.

How can recruiters improve their competitive edge without drastically increasing expenses?

Do you want to keep ahead of competition retaining a book of loyal candidates? Do you want to keep expenses under control? Of course you do! That’s why it is so important to check out a new mobile technology application called Employ This. Candidates are loyal only to those agents who help them. So, help your candidates. That makes sense. … Read More

Paul Swengler CEOHow can recruiters improve their competitive edge without drastically increasing expenses?

Does job hunting make you feel like a social outcast? Here’s help.

When friends and family members find out that you have lost your job- whether through a layoff, voluntary loss or firing – first there are the expressions of sympathy and then the promise of emotional support. The conversation may go something like this: You: “I lost my job today.” Friend: “Oh, that’s terrible. Are you OK? Is there anything I … Read More

Paul Swengler CEODoes job hunting make you feel like a social outcast? Here’s help.

How technology builds agency value and increases candidate loyalty.

The job services industry has experienced unprecedented growth in the past few years, but it has also undergone a great transformation. As technology evolves and the needs of both job candidates and employers change, so do the best practices of employment agencies and recruiters. It can be a struggle to stay on top. Roy Hu of Seattle knows this pressure … Read More

Paul Swengler CEOHow technology builds agency value and increases candidate loyalty.

Emotional support is critical during the job hunting process; Fight isolation and loneliness.

When your family depends on your income to survive, the pressures of being unemployed can seem insurmountable. “Dad, I need $50 for my class field trip.” “Honey, is there any money in the account for me to get some groceries?” “The car is making that funny noise again!” Frustration can build despite your best efforts to stay calm and keep … Read More

Paul Swengler CEOEmotional support is critical during the job hunting process; Fight isolation and loneliness.