October Newsletter


Welcome to the October Calabria Group Report

Welcome to the fifth edition of our Calabria Group
, a monthly look at Staffing trends, the current
business environment, news that we’ve found insightful,
and a chance to share a few positions we are working to fill
for our valued clients!

In this month’s edition, we discuss how the workplace for individuals over 50 years of age has drastically changed. We also dive into COVID-19-Related Stress and how the lines between work and life have been blurred amidst the pandemic.

Filling the Gap with Workers Over 50

By Drew Robb

With people living longer and being in generally better shape in their golden years than their parents and grandparents were, people over age 50 represent a major talent pool for the IT industry.

According to the Urban Institute, only 12.9 percent of adults ages 65 and older have a job. With high demand for IT and digital talent, employers can make it easy for the aging population to reskill and have a new career path.  

“The pandemic led to a huge number of Americans choosing to retire early,” said Tom Strong, director of employer activation for the National Fund for Workforce Solutions, a workforce development organization in Washington, D.C.

Read the full article on Society for Human Resource Management!

Tech to Counteract COVID-19-Related Stress

By Nicole Lewis

As the pandemic continues to disrupt the labor market and employees struggle with COVID-19-related stress, anxiety and depression, Kimberly Miller is turning to a mental wellness tool that she says helps many of her company’s 4,000 employees improve their mental well-being.

Miller is global chief experience officer at Initiative, a communications agency headquartered in New York City with 90 offices worldwide.

During the last 18 months, Miller has spent her time protecting employees’ jobs while trying to create a better experience in a remote-work environment. 

Read the full article at Society for Human Resource Management.

We Are Hiring!

Here are a few positions we are working to fill for our valued clients

Senior Manager of Digital Audio

Scottsdale, AZ

Calabria Group is looking for an experienced Digital Audio expert, specializing in Digital Radio and Podcasts. Including helping the telling their brand story in innovative ways through Podcast and Endorsements.

Responsibilities Include:

-Spearheading Digital Audio efforts with a strong focus on Podcast Endorsements

-Oversee the brand growth and KPI performance optimizations across all digital audio

-Ensure that each curated audio campaign exceeds client KPI’s

-Manage radio streaming, and leading team member on Programmatic buying

Provide internal leadership related to strategic thinking and best practices, in the spirit of continual process improvement and in the service of key company initiatives

To read more and apply, visit Calabria Group’s job search page today!

Advertising Copywriter III

Kirkland, WA

Calabria Group is looking for an Advertising Copywriter who has agency experience and works in tandem with an Art Director partner to bring ideas, concepts and digital/social media campaigns to life. You should have concrete experience in social-first executions – both organic and paid, static and motion, paid display and show ability to stretch into other mediums. Your job is to bring a unique point of view to advertising that spans audiences, platforms and countries. Your work will bring the company’s brand, products and services to life and empower entrepreneurs, while also driving revenue.

Responsibilities include leading, developing and guiding the messaging for integrated campaigns, proficiency writing quickly and with a high level of success, and developing a thorough understanding the company’s user needs and how they differ to create solutions for teams across the organization .

To read more and apply, visit Calabria Group’s job search page today!