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Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.4%; Special Recruiting Training Needed!

Recruiting Training Needed!The Labor Department reported this morning that U.S. companies started hiring again last month. This prompted the jobless rate to fall as the economy snapped back from a brutal winter. Nonfarm payrolls grew a seasonally adjusted 223,000 in April after a weak March in which only 85,000 jobs were added. … Read More


Women and Minority Hiring Makes Good Business Sense!

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According to last week’s figures from the Labor Department, fewer people sought unemployment benefits. Weekly applications for jobless aid fell 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 282,000. Additionally, the four-week average of jobless claims fell 7,750 to 297,000. Furthermore, over the past 12 months, that average has tumbled about 7 … Read More


Technical Talent Becoming Scarce; Need To Improve Your Recruiting!

The Labor Department said this morning that U.S. employers continued a trend of robust hiring by adding 295,000 new employees last month. This lowered the unemployment rate to 5.5%!

February’s rate is the lowest since May 2008. The economy has now added more than 200,000 jobs for 12 straight months, … Read More


Hot Job: Data Scientist

As I had written previously "Exercise Our Nation’s Students Into More Engineering, Scientific and Technical Graduate Studies and Jobs" and announced in a past YouTube video http://youtu.be/kKJiTUykoRY it is imperative to mold our best young minds in STEM disciplines using state-of-the-art educational tools to facilitate their success in … Read More


2014 Job Market Uneven For Graduates

The 2014 job market for recent graduates has improved over the last two graduation job markets, but that improvement is uneven. For college grads aged 20-24 the unemployment rate this year is 4.4 percent, which is greatly improved from 7.2 percent last year according to the Bureau of Labor StatisticsRead More


Unemployment Same At 6.3%

According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, the unemployment remained steady at 6.3%, adding 217,000 more new jobs in May.

BLS said that many sectors added new jobs including:Unemployment Rate 6.3%

  1. Professional and business services gaining 55,000 last month and has added 224,000 new jobs over the past year.
  2. Health
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Will Robots Steal Future Jobs?

Everywhere you turn are the wonders of cutting-edge technology including 3-D virtual reality, smartphones, robots and Amazon’s proposed new Prime Air pilotless drone delivery system that can deliver packages within 30 minutes of a customer order! As a result, our civilization has moved forward quantum leaps in R&D, scientific, … Read More


Microsoft’s New CEO Bearing Fruit

My over 25 years in executive recruitment confirms that it is very difficult to replace any high-level contributor. This is especially true for successful R&D, engineering, scientific, IT, technical or manufacturing organizations. As I shared in previous articles "3 Steps To Internally Recruiting Your Next CEO" and "… Read More


Permanent Employment Via Temp Jobs

According to the most recent, monthly Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) jobs report, only 192,000 new, full time jobs were created. This raised the average, during the first four months of 2014, to a miniscule 138,500 jobs created. Furthermore, BLS reported that:

  1. 20,100,000 Americans were either unemployed, underemployed (i.e.
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Be Realistic In Engineering Recruiting

engineer recruitment tipToday’s engineering recruitment tip is: Be realistic. Many companies demand unrealistic employment requirements when seeking an engineer. As a result, engineer positions go unfilled for long periods of time! Not having the right engineer (e.g. AI, VR or robotics engineer) costs your company many thousands of dollars … Read More