Women-Owned Businesses – Why They Matter

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  Women-owned businesses continue to grow in numbers as female entrepreneurs are turning their passion into profits. The number has risen dramatically throughout the years. For example, according to American Express’s 2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, women-owned businesses are growing two times faster on average than all businesses nationwide. This number has increased 21… Read more »

What Is the Metaverse and How Do We Work In It?

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The pandemic has altered every aspect of how we get work done, including just how much time we need to spend together in person. And with all of the exciting new offerings of the metaverse, companies and their employees have more options for collaboration, innovation, and employee satisfaction than ever before. So, what is the… Read more »

Barry & Rachel Discuss Mental Wellness

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  January 19, 2022 Nearly every company in the country is hiring and struggling to locate qualified workers. The Great Resignation is in full effect and more workers are leaving the workforce then entering. Salaries are rising at record levels and companies are struggling to meet their deliverables due to lack of employees. The talent… Read more »

Motive Women Lead the Charge in Staffing

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Last week Motive Companies announced a strategic partnership with Two Roads Professional Resources, a 25-year leader in the staffing industry. Motive Workforce Solutions (MWS), formerly Two Roads, has always been a Women-Owned Business and it’s no surprise the leadership continues to focus on Women in Leadership. Sarah Bennett, formerly Talent Acquisition Manager, has been named… Read more »

How To Get Employees To Return To Work After The Pandemic

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Employees are showing that they simply don’t want to go back to the office. But work can’t be slowed indefinitely. How can employers get their employees back — and make sure to retain them? For employers that can, moving to a virtual or hybrid model is the best choice. For those who cannot, there may… Read more »

Supply And Demand In the Workforce – What Employers Need to Know

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It’s hard to recall a time when the job market has been more competitive or weighted towards the employee. Employees either stopped working or started working from home during COVID; many of them now don’t want to return. We are in an unprecedented situation. The demand for workers is at an all-time high and the… Read more »

Employee Retention – Everything Employers Need To Know To Keep Key Talent

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  A study by Microsoft found that 41% of the global workforce would consider leaving their current employer within the next year. Is your company set up to retain employees? Most employees leave managers, not the company itself. Are your managers empowered and qualified to grow teams? Cost of losing employees can be paralyzing to… Read more »

2021 Employment Outlook & Tips

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December 22, 2020 2020 is over and it is time to move forward.  Finally we have stabilization in many industries which should help employment significantly in early 2021.   Sarah and I were invited to share our thoughts and ideas on the market on the Digital Enterprise Society Career Development web series.   Attached is a link… Read more »

Tips For Finding A Successful Work-Home Balance When Working From Home

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Finding a successful work-home balance is hard enough without taking your work home with you. When you work from home, not only are there constant distractions — but it often feels like you can’t ever escape the work you have. Here’s what you need to know about keeping a good work-home balance even when they’re… Read more »

2Roads Leader, Barry Vince Supports Challenged Athletes Foundation

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SAN DIEGO, CA, Oct. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) 2Roads Co-Owner, Barry Vince Supports Challenged Athletes Foundation Over the past two months, Barry has been part of a fund-raising event for Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) that raised over 2.4 million dollars.  “The day to day challenge of working hard and putting in the miles was tough,… Read more »