Monthly Archives: May 2009

In Plain Sight

In this economy how many of us have heard an employer who said “we are seeing a decline in revenue, so we have to cut overhead.” Overhead to them means that they need to cut personnel. The difficulty in this scenario is that the employer is functi… Continue reading

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Manpower Releases Survey Results

Engineers, Nurses and Skilled/Manual Trades are among the nation’s most challenging positions to fill, according to survey findings released today by Manpower Inc.”In the four years we have performed this research, the same positions appear on the… Continue reading

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE ELDERS GONE?

Several years ago I wrote an article for Mobility Magazine with the same title. Its intent was to discuss the affect on the relocation industry of those with the knowledge leaving the business. I have been returned to that concept recently having … Continue reading

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UTAH CHANGES EMPLOYMENT PLAYING FIELD

The state of Utah recently passed the Selections Procedure Act (HB 206) that states that employers may not request information related to an applicant’s social security number, date or birth or drivers license number until either: The applicant is… Continue reading

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Employment Tools

Clear Channel Radio launched a project to help unemployed workers use 30-second radio spots to get employers??? attention. But while Clear Channel owns more than a dozen stations in the Tampa Bay area, the project is not available here just yet. Sta… Continue reading

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CRP or GMS

A client recently asked me what my thoughts were regarding earning the GMS designation Worldwide ERC. My initial response was confirmed in discussions with ERC during the recent National Relocation Conference. If you were to propose this question … Continue reading

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Greetings from San Diego

REAL ESTATE SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES ACT “RESPA”: ADMINISTRATIVE BROKERAGE COMMISSION FEE (“ABC FEE”) VIOLATE RESPA U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama’s Southern Division handed down a decision on April 20, 2009 in the Vicki V. … Continue reading

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