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Engineering Recruiter

11 Signs To Spot A Bad Recruiter

Happy 2016! With the new year upon us and many companies hiring again, a prudent job seeker’s New Year’s resolutions should include preparing for a job change. One avenue that can assist you is having a professional, executive recruiter in your corner. Unfortunately, there are a lot of bad recruiters.… Read More


Improving Your Technical And Engineering Recruitment With The “Mirror” Question

Engineering and technical jobs are the lifeblood of most engineering recruiting and technical recruiting firms. Technology and engineering breakthroughs are also the essence of what drives marketplace success for both startups and established companies. As a result, the entire technical and engineering talent recruitment process needs to be precisely planned. … 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


Jobs Open Longer: Hire Only One Executive Recruiter!

Recent statistics from the Labor Department show a record number of job openings by U.S. employers. The reported 5,400,000 current jobs are the most since they started tracking them in 2000. Combined with two other recent studies, this explains why positions are taking longer to fill not only in the … Read More


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Tool To Improve Your Technical Recruiting: Pie Chart Question

Pie Chart QuestionMost of the Commerce Department news on Friday morning sounded bleak for jobs creation including:

  1. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the broadest sum of goods and services produced across the economy, falling by 0.7% in the first quarter.
  2. S. exports falling by 7.6%, including exports of goods tumbling 14%, the most
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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


10 Tips To Improve Your LinkedIn Recruiting

LinkedIn RecruitingOur executive recruitment agency highly recommends and regularly uses LinkedIn for recruiting top-notch passive candidates (i.e. those candidates most valued by executive recruiters because they are not actively looking for a job and tend to be the top producers at their respective companies). With over 347 million current … Read More


Which Jobs Figures Are Correct: Jobless Claims OR Unemployment Numbers?

The Labor Department reported this morning that U.S. jobs creation slowed in March to its feeblest pace in more than a year. They said that

Unemployment Rate 2015Nonfarm payrolls rose by a seasonally adjusted 126,000 jobs in March, which was its smallest gain since December 2013. They also said that the unemployment … 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


Are Robots The Death Nail For Many Future Jobs?

As I wrote previously https://strategicsearch.com/technical-recruiting-blog/will-robots-steal-future-jobs/ the proliferation of robots in all aspects of our life may be job killers of the future. Economist Erik Brynjolfson at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently echoed this sentiment.

Contrary to many of his colleagues at MIT, Mr. Brynjolfson had previously thought that robots … Read More