Posts Posts by: "PAUL STURGEON"

Much has been written about man’s perceived need for security. If you consider it though, you quickly realize it is a self-deception. Hellen Keller famously said, “Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.” If you have ever lost…(Read More)

An article in this week’s Plastics News details how an injection molding company has been forced to close a plant that it’s CEO characterizes as ‘an excellent performer’. Why? ‘Difficulties recruiting technical and managerial staff’. As we have been discussing for over a year, we are in a labor market that is so…(Read More)

  Trust me, if I had any inside tips for losing weight I’d start with myself, but I know many of us are always looking for that magical secret or pill. We don’t want to hear about changing our diet, exercising more, and finding ways to deal with our stress. Like the cold…(Read More)

  If you are making your New Year’s Resolutions here are a few things you might want to consider as a Hiring Manager or an Employee. Hiring Managers: – Outline your hiring needs for at least the first quarter, and even better for the entire year, along with a plan for attracting and landing any…(Read More)

  A booming US economy, a sharp economic slowdown, or something in between? Goldman Sachs has warned that US GDP could slow to under 2 percent next year. Meanwhile, the ISM’s PMI index for November was 59.3, a very strong number, with Plastics & Rubber the number 2 industry of the 18 they…(Read More)

  I’m going to tell you something you might not want to hear. The US economy is going GREAT. You knew that already, and it’s not the part you won’t want to hear. The number of job openings exceeded 7 million for the first time ever in July 2018 and has topped…(Read More)