Secrets to Finding and Paying Top Talent in Our Post-COVID World

While business activity is returning to some semblance of normalcy post-pandemic, finding and retaining top candidates is proving difficult. Check out the conversation that Dawson & Dawson, Inc. CEO, Kathy Dawson, CSP had with leadership, culture, and compensation expert Laura Conover, in which we discuss what senior leadership needs to know and do to thrive in this unprecedented job market. Thank you Michael Ashley who coordinated the conversation and was our host in the video presentation. Click on the LinkedIn Article to read more AND… Check out the VIDEO to listen to the conversation. Here’s the Q&A copy: Q: How would you describe the executive recruiting market in California as of Q2 2021? Kathy: I would describe it as unparalleled. Right now, unemployment is 8.3 percent in Northern California and 6.4 percent in Southern California. (Traditionally, 2.5 to 3.0 percent of people are “unemployable,” so really what we have is just about 3.0 to 5.0 percent of the workforce that is employable, and everybody is trying to recruit them.) It’s definitely a candidate’s market. If you’re an employer, you’ll want to hire… read more →