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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


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


Duke Greatness Required Patience!

Duke UniversityLast night, with Duke’s 68-63 win over Wisconsin for the men’s NCAA basketball championship, many applauded Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s accomplishments, including: a) reaching the Final Four for the 12th time (tying the all-time record of UCLA coach John Wooden) b) reaching the NCAA finals for … 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


New SBA Report: 11 Barriers Hammering R&D

Recently, the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Advocacy published a report identifying 11 barriers hampering small business R&D and innovation. Among them was a shortage of high quality R&D, scientific, engineering, technical, IT and manufacturing talent. All areas my technical recruiting firm focuses on.

The report cited a … 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


Contract Manufacturing: The Key To More Jobs And Higher Wages!

American’s manufacturingAs I shared in my past article https://strategicsearch.com/technical-recruiting-blog/manufacturing/ manufacturing is the key to a nation’s strength as well as high paying jobs for its workers. There is no better way to ensure that both skilled and unskilled personnel can easily provide for their families than by safeguarding and building a … Read More


BLS Rosy Jobs Figures Aren’t Accurate!

As I shared in my last YouTube broadcast at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icmpJSV7C8E the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported recently that the national unemployment rate has remained low at only 5.7%. Furthermore, BLS announced jobs gains in a wide range of sectors, including both Professional & Technical Services and Manufacturing, which incorporate … Read More