Nationwide, more than 20 percent of young veterans are unemployed. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports increasing unemployment rates among Gulf War Era II veterans than for the general population. Their unemployment rate averaged 11.5 percent last year, higher than the overall 9% rate for the U. S. population.
Keith Banks, president of LLoyd Staffing, was recently quoted in an article posted on the Long Island Press website yesterday, June 27th:
Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
We are not sure who said this, but quite possibly it was a job candidate who was just presented with a counteroffer by his or her present employer.
If fifty is the new thirty, then onboarding is the new employee orientation. But unlike the traditional, make-the-new-kid-feel-welcome concept, it takes Talent Management to a new and improved level.
In the wake of some recent high profile resignations… Katie Couric, Meredith Viera and perhaps soon, Congressman Anthony Weiner, it is obvious there are some right and wrong ways to leave a position. When is the timing right to make a career move?