Jobs

Only 38,000 Jobs Created; Need To Improve Your Job Hunting Skills!

The Labor Department announced today that hiring decelerated to its slowest pace in more than five years in May. Nonfarm payrolls rose by only a seasonally adjusted 38,000 in May. This was its weakest performance since September 2010. Their revisions also showed employers added a combined 59,000 fewer jobs in … Read More


Overall Jobs Creation Declined, But Engineering and Technical Recruiting Remains Strong!

The overall U.S. jobs market declined in April. This was a strong sign that employers are getting worried that the economy will slow next year.

The Labor Department reported Friday that non-farm payrolls rose by only a seasonally adjusted 160,000 in April. This was a drop of 55,000 jobs over … Read More


Wages Increasing: 1 to 10 Rating Scale Interview Question Can Help!

Many signs point to a surge in hiring. One of the best metrics confirming this trend is the number of U.S. job openings, which rose to their highest level ever in April (most recent figures) at 5,400,000 according to the Labor Department’s latest Job Openings and Labor 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


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