Posts by Jim Lotz

Back to School, Back to Work

As sad as it sounds, summer is coming to an end. Kids go back to school, parents go back to work. With the exception of those people taking advantage of shorter lines and lesser crowds for a late summer vacation, most feel the back to work mind set. This time of year there is the…

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Employee Perks and Benefits: Are You Keeping Up?

By: John Rossheim Your company is determined to attract and retain A-players in these times of scarce talent. But how will you do so while meeting management’s mandate to cap the average raise at, say, 3 percent? You’ve got to brand your organization as a provider of the mix of employee benefits that workers want…

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A Day in the Life of a Recruiter

A favorite lesson from the classics of cinema can be found in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,” the 1962 film starring Gregory Peck. At one point, Uncle Atticus tells his young daughter, Scout, that she will get along better in life by learning one simple trick: You only really understand people when you consider things from…

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JellTech Proud Sponsor of SIM

JellTech was proud to sponsor the SIM (Society of Information Managers) Wisconsin 16th annual golf outing by challenging the players with a putting contest.  Since 1969, SIM has inspired the minds of the most prestigious IT leaders in the industry. Highly regarded as the premier network for IT leadership, SIM is a community of thought…

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Tight labor market is reason for unfilled jobs, survey says

July 12 2017 StaffingIndustry.com It’s getting harder to fill jobs — and a lack of available applicants is the top reason why, according to a survey released today. Almost a quarter of participants, 24%, said it is “very difficult” to recruit and fill positions and another 46% said it is “somewhat difficult.” In total, 70% reported…

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