Job Search Not as Hot as the Weather?

According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics employment data: The unemployment rate declined by .3% in May to 4.7% – the first significant drop since August 2015. Total job openings are holding steady at around 5.8 million, and job openings within nondurable goods manufacturing jumped markedly from the previous month’s data (from 170,000 openings… Read more »

Why Food & Beverage HR Professionals Need to Participate in Social Media

Still on the fence about using social media?  Consider these statistics from the recent Cone Business in Social Media Study: 93 percent of Americans believe that a company should have a presence on social media sites. 85 percent believe that these companies should use social media to interact with consumers. 60 percent of Americans regularly… Read more »

Succession Planning – Identifying New Leaders for Your Organization

The boomers are retiring. This is not news, of course, but their mass exodus from the workforce does create a potential problem for many organizations – namely, identifying new leaders to fill the boomers’ shoes.  In addition to closing the talent gap this generation will leave, other reasons to proactively develop new leaders include: Keeping… Read more »