Despite A Spike To 9%, Recruiting Picking Up Steam!

Despite A Spike To 9%, Recruiting Picking Up Steam!

Today’s unemployment rate of 9% came despite gains of 244,000 non-farm jobs in April. After falling 1% over the past 4 months, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported a .2% jump to 9%. However, many sectors showed job gains including manufacturing (+29,000 jobs), health care (+37,000 jobs), leisure and … Read More

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SEO Extravaganza

My SEO (Search Engine Optimization) event went well last Saturday. You may recall that I am an executive recruiter and staffing consultant who is on the cutting edge of applying SEO (Search Engine Optimization) to uncover difficult-to-find candidates including forming the largest group of SEO experts in the Chicago area … Read More

Certain Candidates Getting Scarcer; SEO Techniques Can Be Leveraged As Low-Cost Way To Uncover Hidden Talent!

With the unemployment rate at 8.9% and prospects of it going even lower, certain talent is becoming increasingly scarce. With hiring gains last month in manufacturing (+33,000 jobs), health care (+34,000 jobs) and transportation and warehousing (+22,000 jobs) employers are scrambling to attract talent. Unfortunately, ads on job boards such … Read More

Need To Recruit More Diligently; Things Are Improving!

The unemployment rate has dropped almost one per cent (.8%) over the last two months. Also, temporary hiring dropped 11,000 after increasing steadily over the last year. Both are strong signs that employers are starting to recruit again. As a result, you need to be a lot more diligent in … Read More