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Technical Recruiter

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


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


Tenants of Optimum App Development

Strategic Search Corporation are specialists in technical recruiting and engineering recruiting.

Almost daily in the news we hear about new apps and their creators. For example, a recent article "15 US Cities with the Most Startup Activity" which detailed the 15 U.S. cities with the most startup activity.

It is now the norm for young entrepreneurs like Yana Egorova, 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


Pie Chart Question

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


Better Education Needed To Improve Job Skills And Increase Wages!

Better EducationThough our executive search firm is based in Chicago, we regularly provide executive recruitment worldwide. As a result, many executive recruitment teams, such as Houston’s Chevron Phillips Chemical (a joint venture between energy giants Chevron Corp. and Phillips 66) call us to provide both technical recruitment and technical … 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