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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


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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Only 74,000 Jobs Created: ENGINEER A NEW RESUME!

According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, though the unemployment rate dropped another .3% to 6.7%, much of this drop was due to job seekers leaving the workforce (and thus not being counted by BLS)! Furthermore, only 74,000 new jobs were created last month (a drop of … Read More


Hiring Picking Up: SHARPEN INTERVIEWING SKILLS!

According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, 195,000 jobs were created in June, which is a sign of solid improvements in the labor market. Added to last month’s BLS figures, 370,000 new jobs have been created during the last two months! Furthermore, anecdotally, I have noticed that many … Read More


Hiring People Of Color Is Smart Business For the Chicago Blackhawks

The National Hockey League (NHL) has only 28 current players of black African descent. The team with the most is also the team with the current best record in the NHL, the Chicago Blackhawks with 3! Goal tender Ray Emery, defenseman Johnny Oduya and forward Jamal Mayers have helped catapult … Read More



Today’s Infamous Historical Date Extrapolates To Continued Employment Upheaval: NEW OUTPLACEMENT MODEL MAY PROVIDE THE PANACEA!

Seventy-one years ago, our country joined World War II after being attacked at Pearl Harbor. Because the worldwide jobs market continues to be assaulted, we may be dragged into another international calamity, global depression.

Beginning the week was a report from the Institute for Supply Management that the U.S. manufacturing … Read More


Three Pronged Approach To Landing a Job

Recently, I have been bombarded by requests by friends, family and clients to help them find a job. Unfortunately, there is no secret to landing a job especially with this terrible economy with the real unemployment (including those who are involuntarily working part time because they cannot find a Read More


My Tuesday, June 26th TV Appearance On First Business

In case you missed  my appearance discussing the current state of the jobs market on First Business on Tuesday, June 26, 2012: please go to http://www.strategicsearch.com/media.php and scroll down to "Television Appearances" to view.

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Despite Low BLS Numbers, War For Certain Talent Increasing: RECRUITING TIPS SEMINAR TO ASSIST YOU!

The BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) recently reported that the unemployment rate rose to 8.2% in May because only 69,000 new jobs were created. However, many fields have continued to grow including: a) Health Care, which added 33,000 in May and 340,000 over the year, b) Manufacturing, which added 12,000 … Read More