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Mike Boelter

Mike brings over 30 years of experience in the staffing industry to his role, as Vice President of TalentBridge. Mike’s strong background in management, sales and development, combined with his established network, has allowed him to effectively introduce TalentBridge to area business and community leaders. Mike’s role in connecting our service offering with Goodwill’s Workforce Development mission has been the cornerstone in establishing TalentBridge as a talent acquisition partner of choice to many of the area’s leading employers. Born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mike attended St. Francis De Sales High School and St. Francis College where he received his degree.
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Occupations... What's Hot and What's Not

Posted by Mike Boelter on July 15, 2015

I recently browsed several websites dedicated to job searches and occupations with fast growing futures. After narrowing my search to the Wisconsin area, I was quite surprised as to what I had found. The data challenged my paradigm, quite frankly, as to what I thought about the fastest growing occupations. This is what I gathered:

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The Important Link Between Organizational Respect and Job Satisfaction

Posted by Mike Boelter on January 21, 2015

In this blog, I want to take the liberty of paraphrasing a treatise written by Lakshmi Ramarajan and Sigal Barsade from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. They try to corner the internal motivations concerning job satisfaction and burnout when it comes to employee and organizational respect. Our individual responsibility to respect our peers, our managers, and organization IS a function of the job we do, and ignoring the simplicity of “respect” has consequences—for not only ourselves, but the people who work alongside us.

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A Case for a Contingent/Contract Workforce

Posted by Mike Boelter on November 19, 2014

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4.7 million job openings on the last business day of September 2014. With this high number of available jobs, I’m surprised to still be hearing that some organizations are struggling to find a talented workforce.

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Right Individuals, Right Skills, Right Job

Posted by Mike Boelter on October 15, 2014

A recent Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article reported that the unemployment rate in Milwaukee was down to 5.8%, which was down from the previous month, and down from 7.2% a year ago!  In the staffing world, these numbers dictate the strategy and tactics that talent acquisition firms use to attract employees, and Goodwill TalentBridge is no different. 

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Myths About Millennials

Posted by Mike Boelter on July 16, 2014

As Vice President of Goodwill TalentBridge, I’ve encountered employers across a variety of realms. From hospitals to schools, TalentBridge has had the privilege of providing staffing services in all of these areas. Naturally, staffing and recruiting has allowed us to interact with a variety of candidates as well. One such group of candidates that have gained a lot of attention over the last year, are Millennials. Some hiring managers fear them, while others embrace them.

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