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Original articles from Kristen Metzger.
 
New Year, New Job?
This tends to be the time of year where attrition is at its highest point in many industries. I suppose it’s New Year’s resolutions that have us setting goals for ourselves and wondering whether a career change should be among them. Before we make change for the sake of change, we must start by evaluating what matters to us.

A View on Teamwork from the Soccer Sidelines
I have always found soccer to be boring. Sorry, soccer fans. I grew up a football fan. It’s structured. It’s fast-paced. There’s a clock I can count on. There’s a score whose number gets in the double digits. But as I have watched my two young daughters take up the game, I’ve learned to appreciate soccer and the lessons about teamwork that they have learned.

Candidates as Consumers
In business, we often put clients first. In talent recruitment, we must remember to put the candidate first. Hiring is a two way street. It’s not just about getting the best and brightest in the door for an interview and putting them through whatever paces deemed necessary to make the best hiring decision. It’s crucial that we ensure they want to work for us and be an active part of the community, or that time and effort spent will be for naught.

A View on Teamwork from the Soccer Sidelines
I have always found soccer to be boring. Sorry, soccer fans. I grew up a football fan. It’s structured. It’s fast-paced. There’s a clock I can count on. There’s a score whose number gets in the double digits. But as I have watched my two young daughters take up the game, I’ve learned to appreciate soccer and the lessons about teamwork that they have learned.

New Year, New Job?
This tends to be the time of year where attrition is at its highest point in many industries. I suppose it’s New Year’s resolutions that have us setting goals for ourselves and wondering whether a career change should be among them. Before we make change for the sake of change, we must start by evaluating what matters to us.

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