Swiss Saturday: English

There’s a joke that Switzerland is the only country to have a national language that no one speaks: German In reality, Switzerland has four national languages (German, French, Italian and Romansh), and I’m no authority about how pure the other three languages are, but English is probably spoken more often than the official language of […]
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Recruitment is Weird Right Now: a Focus on the Positive

Unemployment is through the roof, and there are absolutely no jobs available right now. Or, is it: Companies are desperate to hire and cannot get enough qualified applicants? It’s both. And it’s peculiar. COVID has split the hiring world between high unemployment in some sectors and people scrambling to get enough people in others. It’s […]
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Two Reasons Why HR Stinks (and How to Fix It)

An acquaintance just got her first job after being a stay at home mom for many years. She’s a recruiter. Salary? $10 an hour. Take that in for a minute. She could make more money working fast food, yet a company is trusting her to be part of finding the best possible candidates for their […]
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