Labor Department Job Report: 211,000 New Positions Created; Engineering and Technical Talent In Short Supply

Labor Department Job Report: 211,000 New Positions Created; Engineering and Technical Talent In Short Supply

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Labor Department November Job Report

The BLS job report on Friday morning said that the U.S. economy had another month of robust job growth in November, by increasing a seasonally adjusted 211,000 in November. This marked America’s 62nd straight month of jobs creation.

The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5%, … Read More


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The goal of most corporate management is hiring the best technical candidates to achieve company goals. Therefore, as a technical recruiter I am always trying to recruit the best technology talent for my client’s staffing needs. This includes recruiting development, process, automation, manufacturing, application, software, construction and civil engineers. Additionally, … Read More


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


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More Foreign Workers: Better For U.S. Wages?

A recent study done by three academic economists claims that more hiring of foreign workers by U.S. employers will also raise the wage scales of U.S. born workers. University of California, Davis researchers Giovanni Peri, Kevin Shih and Colgate researcher Chad Sparber collaborated to examine wage data and immigration … Read More