Job market

Needed: Attitude adjustment for retirees

In case you missed our editorial in the February 13 edition of the Triangle Business Journal, I’ve published a copy below. According to an estimate by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, there were over 2.4 million excess retirements due to Covid-19 as of August 2021. By “excess,” they mean individuals who walked away […]...

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Uncharted Waters = Unprecedented Opportunity

In conversations I’ve had with recruiters, senior HR executives, new retirees and employees considering retirement, you hear a good number of theories but very few certainties and a wide range in confidence....

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A most unique job market

Significant attention has been paid to one aspect of the post-pandemic job market: the overabundance of unfilled positions. But there are other unique trends occurring that threaten to disrupt workplace demographics and financial recovery. First off, people are quitting their jobs. In April 2021, quitters set a record at 4 million. One reason cited for […]...

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