Posts by John Wedl
Interview Prep in a Sizzling Summer Job Market
Just because the job market is hot, does not that mean that applicants can cool off on properly preparing for interviews. Preparation is key to success in many aspects of life, including interviewing. At WEDL, we work every day to prepare our clients for a successful return to work. Many times, that means helping them…Read More
Surprising data on new job postings during Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Earlier this week, a recruiter friend of mine encouraged me to look at the number of new jobs being posted online. After doing some searching on LinkedIn.com in the Minneapolis, / St. Paul market, I was surprised and encouraged at the number of new job postings for mid-level jobs and above jobs. With unemployment numbers…Read More
5 tips on how to conduct a diligent job search during the coronavirus (COVID19) slowdown?
These are unprecedented times we are living in. People conducting a job search might be wondering what is going to happen to the job market. We don’t know the definitive answer to that, but we do know that the best thing to do right now is to stay active in your search process. Use this…Read More
Video Interviewing. what to know before you take part in one. https://www.linkedin.com/posts/john-wedl-0681883_returntowork-disabilityinsurance-jobplacement-activity-6612358932608360448-2CCtRead More
A.I. and Chat bots…What are chat bots?
Click below to view video: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/john-wedl-0681883_returntowork-disabilityinsurance-jobplacement-activity-6612358932608360448-2CCtRead More
A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) Is impacting the world of job search!
Results Matter Case Study
This case study features annual results for a large national disability carrier that partnered with WEDL to help increase their return-to-work rates for any-occupation claims in their long term disability claims department. WEDLcaseStudy-2018Read More
That’s the Ticket!
Have you ever missed an opportunity to go to see your favorite band live because you couldn’t get your hands on tickets once they went on sale? You knew they would go on sale on a certain date, but when you went to purchase them online, they were gone! Unless you were on a…Read More
Don’t Try–DO your best in 2018!
Recently, I was talking with my 9th grade son about a mountain bike race he had completed earlier in the weekend. We briefly talked about the course and the race and I asked if he was happy with his result. He answered, “Well, I tried my best.” Down deep, I knew he didn’t get the…Read More
“I’m just the Receptionist” How Voc Rehab Professionals can improve one of the most important parts of their claimants’ job search—their CONFIDENCE!
23 years ago I worked for a staffing and recruiting firm in Minneapolis and helped place a front desk receptionist at a large law firm downtown. I was excited for this sharp candidate because what she lacked in experience, she made up for it with an amazing attitude that I knew was going to take…Read More