BV professionals are more in control than ever before of choosing work situations that suit their preferences. Generous salaries, creative perks, flexible work schedules, and locations are a [...]
It goes without saying that the fewer choices you have in front of you, the more attention you must give to the choice you make. Nowhere is that more true than interviewing and hiring in today’s [...]
As 2022 kicks off, is there any disagreement that the talent shortage is real? That it's here to stay and getting worse? There will continue to be a shortage and job seekers will continue to [...]
Thanks to Sebastian Junger’s book and the movie that followed, ‘perfect storm’ is a regular part of our lexicon. These days, the term seems to apply to the VFLS profession. What’s going on?
There has always been a talent shortage in BV. It’s connected to the fact that BV is a business of judgment, and too many young professionals leave before they get the experience that leads to [...]
We all meet with adversity in one way or another. Plans get shoved sideways, or delayed in some way. The important thing is how you reacted, what you learned. But do you take that approach when [...]
It didn’t take long for the BV talent shortage to re-appear after the recession ended. Part of the problem, of course, is the unique DNA of the profession. If you’re hiring above a particular [...]
There’s no doubt the recession hit BV practices, in some cases triggering layoffs. For the first time we can recall, the supply/demand pendulum swung in favor of the employer. From where we sit, [...]