TODAY’S JOBS FIGURES FROM THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

TODAY’S JOBS FIGURES FROM THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

Jobs Points for June:

  1. Only 80,000 (gain of only 11,000 over May) non-farm jobs added in June.
  2. The combined total of unemployment + involuntarily working part time + those who have given up (and no longer counted by BLS) for June was 23.4 million ( Up 200,000 from May).
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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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Fewer Jobs, More Part-Timers: SEO THE REMEDY FOR BOTH MALADIES!

The BLS reported two alarming statistics today: a) paltry jobs creation and b) a spike in Americans involuntarily working part time. Only 69,000 new jobs were created in May as the unemployment rate ticked up to 8.2%. Furthermore, the number of reluctant part-time workers, because they could not find a … Read More


Yahoo’s Scott Thompson Fiasco Proves: NEED FOR THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS!

World-renowned executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles committed a major blunder when not fully vetting Scott Thompson before presenting him as a CEO candidate for Yahoo. In fact, they never uncovered Thompson’s falsified educational credentials! Instead, it was activist shareholder Daniel Loeb, whose hedge fund Third Point controls 6% of … Read More


LinkedIn Best For Business Networking

With the mega IPO pending for Facebook, I am reminded that LinkedIn has been a much better business networking tool for our firm. Though Facebook is trying to push into the business market, they still seem to be more slated towards personal contacts. This contrasts with LinkedIn, which has … Read More


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