Fewer Jobs, More Part-Timers: SEO THE REMEDY FOR BOTH MALADIES!

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


Unemployment Down To 8.1%; But Still 1 in 6 Either Unemployed Or Under Employed: LINK BUILDING GETS CANDIDATES HIRED!

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported this morning that the unemployment rate fell .1% to 8.1% in April. Unfortunately, only 115,000 new jobs were created, which was a drop of 5,000 from March. Furthermore, the number of both unemployed and underemployed (e.g. involuntarily working part-time or just … Read More


Sharing Confidential Information To Interview Candidates

The best way to share confidential information to candidates during the interview process is for you to selectively share it with those that you really like privately in your office after the interview. The reasons for this are:

  1. As a rule-of-thumb the more people you share this with (e.g.
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