Examining trends in workforce recruiting

Examining trends in workforce recruiting

Posted On April 17, 2024

There is value to remote working arrangements. Workers often prefer it. Productivity typically hasn’t been affected – and in some cases even increases. The pool of talent from which a company can recruit isn’t bound by geography. But most companies that embraced it by necessity during the pandemic are moving away from it. So says our guest in a recent episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston” – Chris Lawrence of the Chicago-based recruiting firm Hirewell. Lawrence, who is based in Hirewell’s Atlanta office, says the prevalence of remote work made for a banner year for recruiting firms in 2021…. Read More

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Lauren Fernandez IDs a Quality Restaurant Concept, Adds Her Expertise, and Launches it With Private Equity

Posted On April 15, 2024

Lauren Fernandez – Full Course – can spot a restuarant that’s destined to make it. Her years of experience in the industry as an owner / operator and as a promoter has given her the insight. Today she works with owners of small restuarant concepts to get them launched big and fast by helping the owners make smart growth decisions and avoid the pittfalls that she knows can ruin a promising concept. Once the restaurant has its footing, she backs it with private equity money to truly get it soaring. Hear what she looks for, what mistakes too many restaurateurs… Read More

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April’s Fool

Posted On April 12, 2024

On this week’s Keepin It Real, Cam Marston hypothesizes on what a parenting podcast from him and his wife would sound like. —– My wife and I sat together at the beach last week laughing as we retold stories and reminded ourselves of the humor of parenting. Especially as Gen X parents. We decided to compose a social media post together. The date was April first, and that date matters. The post read the following: We are frequently asked how we’ve raised four perfect children. Here’s our response: We are excited to announce our new Parenting Podcast called Gen X… Read More

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Chris Lawrence of Hirewell and Today’s Employment Market

Posted On April 8, 2024

Chris Lawrence has focused on the human capital space helping organizations identify, build, financially assess, implement, and manage outsourced recruiting and consulting solutions. His perspective gives a good view of today’s workplace and workforce needs. We discuss how the workforce needs have evolved since the Great Recession and what he predicts going forward. Notably, Chris explains why there is a greatly reduced demand for IT talent and a huge surge in demand for sales and management talent. Show Sponsors: Mason Hills Farms – True Farm to Table Meats E3 Termite & Pest Control Roy Lewis Construction Trey Langus – Transworld… Read More

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Selling team-branded gear (and getting smiles) just takes some personality

Posted On April 7, 2024

Shadrick Toodle came by his gift of charisma naturally. His mother raised six children and still found time to teach Sunday School and be the “candy lady” in the neighborhood. So when Toodle had kids of his own, he threw himself into their sports and other activities. And that, combined with his personal charm and judicious use of social media, has helped him build a business. Toodle, our guest in the latest episode of “What’s Working with Cam Marston,” owns Toodle Boys Sports, which designs, creates and sells unique branded clothing and other merchandise for high schools, club programs and… Read More

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A Master of Promotion – Shadrick Toodle Makes Friends, Makes Memories, and Makes Sales

Posted On April 1, 2024

Shadrick Toodle hand-made t-shirts to wear to support his kids’ sports teams. Other parents wanted them, too. Today he’s selling promotional clothing for teams across his hometown area and well beyond. His presence at events is a big deal. Kids and parents want photos with him. He’s a celebrity. And it all transfers into more and more and more sales of his gear, from football parents wearing shits for their kids to cheerleader gear. He’s a nice man and a master of kindness, support, and promotion.  Contact Shadrick wherever you are:  C: 251.209-2346 Facebook: Shadrick Toodle, Sr. Instagram: Shadrick Toodle,… Read More

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