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Hiring in Virginia’s Red Hot Job Market (Part II): A Plan to Compete for Top Talent

In Part I we described the current labor market conditions caused by historically low unemployment rates.  Virginia’s employers are now in an employee’s market, and most organizations have real obstacles to landing the top talent they want and need.   In Part II we’ll discuss how to improve your company’s ability to compete for talent […]

Hiring in Virginia’s Red-Hot Job Market (Part I)

It’s no secret, the local labor market is tight.  As in, really tight.  Nationally speaking, there are more job openings now than there are people looking for work. That hasn’t happened in (almost) forever. Unemployment in Virginia is running at an extremely low 3.2% (BLS, May 2018).  Northern Virginia and Charlottesville markets are below 3%. […]

Have You PechaKucha’d?

It’s ok if you haven’t, but we have!  Bench, Inc. was pleased to be asked to join Richmond’s DisruptHR event held last Thursday evening at the Frontier Project in Scott’s Addition.  Although it may sound strange, PechaKucha is both legal, safe and highly intense.  What an eye opener! PechaKucha — Japanese for “chit chat” — […]