News Category: Industry

The Recruiting Process: Balance Your Needs with Those of the Job Candidate

Sometimes employers become overly egocentric when it comes to recruiting, deciding that in a weak economy they have the pick of the litter when it comes to job seekers. However, job seekers are often no better at focusing their resumes around the old-fashioned idea of an objective and expecting employers to meet their personal needs by offering them their dream […]

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Billions of Reasons to Recruit with Social Media

If you’re not using social media as part of your recruiting efforts yet, here’s some motivation: revenue from social networking sites is expected to rise a whopping 43.1 percent this year, hitting a total of $16.9 billion. That’s according to a new forecast on social media revenue from Gartner, which examined past revenue from sites […]

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Layoffs Drop Significantly in June

As everyone anxiously awaits tomorrow’s employment numbers, a separate report is showing that companies are making the lowest number of layoffs in over a year. The most recent report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas found that employers made 37,551 layoffs during June, a whopping 39 percent decrease from May, and marking the lowest number of […]

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Employers Ramp Up Hiring for Olympic Games

The Olympic Games are a time-tested tradition enjoyed throughout the world, but beyond the athletes and the competition, it’s the employees behind the scenes who keep the event running smoothly. Traditionally, the Olympic Games are held every two years, alternating between summer and winter events. The host city changes for each event as well, with […]

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Small Business Recruiting Important to Economy

What this country needs is more small businesses. So the U.S. Department of Labor recently announced it was providing $35 million for states to help develop, enhance, and promote Self-Employment Assistance programs to encourage unemployed Americans to realize their dreams of business ownership. The program allows “participants who are currently receiving or eligible for federally funded […]

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A Look at Employment and What’s Ahead

Is the economy headed for another meltdown or are we just experiencing a hiccup in the national recovery? That’s what experts are asking after after the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest employment numbers for May at the end of last week, which were much lower than the anticipated addition of 150,000 jobs. Overall, […]

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