The Crisis of Credit Visualized

Does the recession have you worried? Of course it does, especially if you’re a recruiter stumbling through your first recession and hope to survive.

As Jon Bartos writes in his upcoming cover story in the March issue of The Fordyce Letter:

“In a sort of Darwinian way, weak recruiters are going to remove themselves from the industry. The rest of us will stay and fight for our careers. It won’t be easy, but those of us who won’t accept defeat are going to make it happen. To do that, you’ll need to follow four rules of recruiting in a recession.”

What about you? Do you think you’ll survive this recession?

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If you’re still not sure what got us in financial hot water, do yourself a favor and watch the entire 10-minute video, noting that it gets especially interesting right around the 7-minute mark. Although it doesn’t apply directly to recruiting, it is a great, basic primer that outlines just how our country landed in its current economic mess.

The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo.

Elaine Rigoli has nearly 15 years of experience managing content and community for various B2B and consumer websites. Elaine has written thousands of business and technology articles and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and eWeek, among other publications.


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