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Recruitment Vacancies Increasing Including Engineering Jobs; Need To More Thoroughly Vet Candidates On Social Media!

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Recruitment Vacancies Increasing Including Engineering Jobs; Need To More Thoroughly Vet Candidates On Social Media!

 

The Labor Department reported this morning that jobs rebounded last month, after a lethargic spring, by adding 287,000 in June. This was the strongest month of hiring since last October. This jobs figure was boosted by the end of a strike at Verizon Communications Inc. that the agency had … Read More


215,000 New Jobs Created In March; Need To Employ Thorough Background Investigations!

Engineering and technical recruiting remain strong

The Labor Department reported on Friday that 215,000 new jobs were created in March. This was the 66th straight month of jobs creation. Furthermore, staffing increases were broad based including the R&D, engineering, scientific, IT and technical areas we specialize in as a technical recruiting firm. As a result, hiring … Read More


Labor Department Job Report: 211,000 New Positions Created; Engineering and Technical Talent In Short Supply

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Labor Department November Job Report

The BLS job report on Friday morning said that the U.S. economy had another month of robust job growth in November, by increasing a seasonally adjusted 211,000 in November. This marked America’s 62nd straight month of jobs creation.

The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5%, … Read More


Employers Add 200,000+ Jobs 15 out of last 16 months: Open-ended Interview Questions Can Help!

The Labor Department reported Thursday morning that U.S. employers added 223,000 new employees to their payrolls in June. This was the 15th out of the last 16 months that they have added at least 200,000 net new jobs. As a result, the unemployment rate fell to 5.3%, which is its … Read More


280,000 Jobs Created Last Month: TIME FOR A TECHNICAL RECRUITING AUDIT!

Though today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report showed the unemployment rate rising .1% to 5.5%, 280,000 new jobs were created last month! This was the 14th out of the last 15 months that the economy added 200,000 or more net new jobs!

Jobs creation was broad-based including: a) the … Read More