Who is this voice on my voice mail? Where did this text message come from? Whose pithy e-mail piqued my interest? Just who in the world wide web of work is Ken Loyd?
Executive recruiter, headhunter, peddler of people and Prophet of Profit. I place middle & senior level executives in the restaurant and retail industries.
Everyday I wear my heart on my sleeve living up to my title of "Chief Listener." You'll also find a few medals on my chest for accountability, creativity, tech savvy and fun.
You can learn more about my road less traveled on the HYPE page. Got FAQ's? Visit the WITNESS link for a few answers. Care to pick my brain? There's not much left but you'll get a sample of my attitude on the RANTS page. Need work? You can read about what I'm working on by visiting GIGS.
Mine is a business of relationships built on knowledge, compelling appeal and the trust found in confidentiality.
When you're looking for people or a place to work, I'm the first call you need to make.
The road ahead...is going to be a bumpy ride.
The California wage hike to $20/hour has crippled the idea of delivery employees - good news for third-party services like Door Dash & Uber Eats. Two California Pizza Hut franchisees have laid-off over 1,300 delivery drivers.
The House of Representatives has voted to block the Expanded Joint Employer Rule and it's now in the hands of the Senate. But Joe says he'll veto the bill anyway; and it's unlikely we'll see the 2/3rds majority required to overturn his veto.
Hiring is getting more complicated with Marijuana laws becoming more stringent with regard to background checks, and similar complications with the screening process including AI decision-making machines.
Finally, the biggest bump in the road is finding a solution to Gen Z's expectations as employees - diversity, robust training, collaborative environments and a hunger for learning new skills are the daily specials on their career menus.
It's a Herculean task...unless you've got the talent on board to make it happen.