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You Want to Reopen: Can You Keep Employees Safe In-Office?

You Want to Reopen: Can You Keep Employees Safe In-Office?

Deborah Budd
7/14/2020

First, the bad news…

With the U.S. economy in ...

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If You Have to Consider Layoffs… Five Factors to Consider

If You Have to Consider Layoffs… Five Factors to Consider

Deborah Budd
6/24/2020

Per a June 2 2020, forecast from Forrester, the U ...

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Lean on Your Informal Agency Leaders to Reopen

Lean on Your Informal Agency Leaders to Reopen

Deborah Budd
6/10/2020

Small agency owners are preparing to reopen after shutdowns in ...

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Forget Human Resources - Manage by Being Human

Deborah Budd
5/20/2020

For many small ad agency owners and principals, the abrupt ...

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What Can Ad Agencies Do to Retain Employees In the Midst of COVID-19?

What Can Ad Agencies Do to Retain Employees In the Midst of COVID-19?

Deborah Budd
5/5/2020

UK trade publication DesignWeek surveyed its readers to get a ...

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Principals Also Need to Take Care of Themselves in a Crisis

Principals Also Need to Take Care of Themselves in a Crisis

Deborah Budd
4/28/2020

As business owners, small ad agency principals are being severely ...

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Taking Care of Your People During a Crisis

Taking Care of Your People During a Crisis

Deborah Budd
4/16/2020

Every day since the COVID-19 virus began to spread, we ...

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Is a Remote Workforce Right for Your Agency?

Is a Remote Workforce Right for Your Agency?

LeeBeth Cranmer
3/25/2020

Second Wind believes in the small + smart agency model, but ...

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Play to Your Strengths

Play to Your Strengths

Second Wind
2/12/2020

In Are You Strong Enough?, we discuss hiring for strengths ...

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Facebook Algorithms Continue to Serve Discriminatory Ads

Facebook Algorithms Continue to Serve Discriminatory Ads

Deborah Budd
1/8/2020

We wrote in our Summer 2019 Second Wind Magazine [“Recruiters ...

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Second Wind’s Most-Read Articles of 2019

As a Decade Ends, Second Wind’s Most-Read Articles of 2019

Second Wind
12/30/2019

With the distractions of an impeachment cancelling out pretty much ...

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FMLA Policy Change Affects How Family Leave May Be Applied

FMLA Policy Change Affects How Family Leave May Be Applied

Second Wind
10/23/2019

We read with interest a recent Second Wind member Forums ...

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DOL (At Last) Issues Updated Overtime Eligibility Rules

DOL (At Last) Issues Updated Overtime Eligibility Rules

Second Wind
10/15/2019

We’ve all been a bit distracted by the pending ...

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If We Train Them, They'll Leave

“If We Train Them, They’ll Leave”

Deborah Budd
7/26/2019

Train people well enough so they can leave; treat people ...

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Hiring Future Leaders

Hiring Employees vs. Hiring Future Leaders

Deborah Budd
6/25/2019

Obviously, a potential successor needs a different set of qualifications ...

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The Ethics of Design Skills Tests

The Ethics of Design Skills Tests

Deborah Budd
6/5/2019

Design skills tests can be a useful way to identify ...

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NYC Freelancer Regulations

NYC Freelancer Regulations: A Sign of the Future

Second Wind
5/30/2019

There are an estimated 55 million freelancers in the United ...

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Benefits of Employee Testing

The Benefits of Employee Testing

Jeremy Mullen
11/8/2018

To properly value your workforce, you need strong insight into ...

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Are You Built for It? Caterpillar Tech Recruiting Campaign from Second Wind Member Simantel

Jennifer Mikes
1/1/2015

At Second Wind, we have always known that some of ...

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