Thursday, January 19, 2006

Back to Work for Retirees

We baby boomers are coming into retirment fast and furious. As "we" make up more of the traveling public we will also make up a deeper part of the candidate pool to serve those travelers. A Putnam Investments survey showed that about 7 million recently retired folk came back to work after an average break of just a year and a half. They may not be coming back to the same jobs but most appear to have come back to similar jobs. Soak up some more details at Hr.BLR.com.

Busy is Better

HR.BLR.com reports that "Under Worked Employees are Less Satisfied". The implication is that your company will suffer more if your staff is underworked than if they are over worked. Who would have thought? More online at Hr.BLR.com.

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Cool Works Ranked in Top 10 of ALL Job Boards!

With tens of thousands of job boards out there we were flattered to hear from About.com that we've been ranked among the top 10 this week.

About.com is a resource that provides "channels" to a broad range of topics. Each channel is managed by an expert in the field. The Job Searching channel editor, Alison Doyle, has been good to us over the years and About.com has been a strong source of traffic to us, and thus to our clients.

We share the list with sites such as Monster, America's Job Bank and Craig's List. View the list at http://jobsearch.about.com/od/joblistings/tp/jobbanks.htm.

About.com was recently acquired by the New York Times.