Tag: Great Recession

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Why Now Is the Time to Invest in People

September 3, 2020

Via: HR Hero

You could say that many companies failed to focus on the right things during the Great Recession of 2008–09, as the unemployment rolls swelled and the jobs market seemed to favor employers, not jobseekers. Employers mistakenly took for granted their […]

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Hindsight is 2020: What leaders got right in 2010 — and what they missed

March 9, 2020

Via: HR Dive

At the start of the last decade, human resource leaders faced a unique set of circumstances: The global economy was in the throes of a historic recession, leading many of the world’s largest and most prominent companies to undertake mass […]

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More Women Are Working than Men

January 14, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

50.04 percent of the workforce in the United States is now female, surpassing men for the first time since the Great Recession, ten years ago. That recession was led by the male-heavy industries of construction and manufacturing. This is also […]

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Thinking About Declining That Overqualified Candidate? Think Again!

September 4, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Being overqualified for a position is automatic grounds for declining a job candidate, right? Wrong! Despite misconceptions, overqualified workers bring many benefits to the workplace. In a recent article in The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Columnist Sue Shellenbarger discussed how […]