Ross Reimer

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  • Is there a war for top talent? – Originally Published in Inside Logistics

    This term is used often when talking about the challenges of attracting and retaining the very best employees, but perhaps “war” is a bit excessive. However, there’s no doubt that the current employment marketplace presents significant challenges for employers who are intent on building an outstanding team. If we were to group potential employees into […]

  • A Grip On Reality – Originally Published in Inside Logistics

    “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.” – William Arthur Ward Do you know a pessimist? How about an optimist? Do you know any realists? I think it’s safe to say we all know people who fit into each category. In fact it’s quite likely that […]

  • Ralph’s Regret – Originally Published in Inside Logistics

    (Names have been changed to protect the innocent) Ralph could feel the sweat beginning to form, his chest tightening as he sat outside the boss’s office waiting for the hastily called meeting. It was last night at 10:30 when he received the text: “7:30 tomorrow morning, my office.” The boss was rarely so blunt in […]

  • Just Two More Calls – Originally Published in MM&D

    What would happen if every day you absolutely resolved to make just two more calls? As a professional recruiter I’m always meeting with people who are looking for new positions. In some cases they are employed. However, often they’re in between positions and seeking a new role. Some who are in the early stages are […]