Employers added 271,000 jobs in October, Engineers Remain Scarce!

Employers added 271,000 jobs in October, Engineers Remain Scarce!

2The Labor Department reported this morning that U.S. employers added jobs at their strongest pace this year last month. Nonfarm payrolls rose a seasonally adjusted 271,000 in October. Additionally, government revisions showed employers adding 12,000 more jobs in September and August than previously estimated.

The unemployment rate, which is obtained … Read More


Improving Your Technical And Engineering Recruitment With The “Mirror” Question

Engineering and technical jobs are the lifeblood of most engineering recruiting and technical recruiting firms. Technology and engineering breakthroughs are also the essence of what drives marketplace success for both startups and established companies. As a result, the entire technical and engineering talent recruitment process needs to be precisely planned. … Read More


Data Storage Technology Startups Facing Engineering Recruiting Shortages

Recently, the Wall Street Journal announced that private-equity, venture capital and angel investment firms are increasingly pouring money into data storage technology startup companies. For example, venture capitalists invested $6 billion into 96 startups selling storage-related hardware, software and services between 2010 and the first half of this year according … Read More


Bureau of Labor Statistics

Longer Technical and Engineering Recruitment Periods Causing Company Losses

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced Friday morning that nonfarm payrolls rose a seasonally adjusted 173,000. This monthly report was more significant than usual for several reasons:

  1. It marked the last jobs accounting before Labor Day, which is historically a special time for all workers.
  2. It was the
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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