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Executive Recruitment

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


Organic Farming Harvests High Paying Jobs!

organic_food-CopyThough historically many parts of the U.S. have focused on farming, few have concentrated on raising organic fruits, vegetables and grains. This has created such a major shortage of organic ingredients that one major, organic cereal maker has even resorted to spending over $2 million to buy and run their … 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


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?

Recruiting Engineering, scientific, IT, R&D or research and development and manufacturing talent getting tough. Aggressive engineer and scientist talent recruitment needed

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


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


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


The New Software and IT Landscape

18 million Information Technology (IT) professionalsCurrently, there are some 18 million programmers worldwide. Add to that number another 18 million Information Technology (IT) professionals for a grand total of 36 million software and IT experts who are creating the amazing technology that is transforming a wide range of industries, according to recent figures from International Read More