SEO Extravaganza

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

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

Unemployment Rate Up To 9.6% In August

The BLS came out with their figures today and here is my synopsis:

1. 26.2 million workers are in trouble= 14.9 mil. Unemployed + 8.9 mil. Involuntarily working part-time + 2.4 mil. who are not even counted (e.g. 1.2 mil. or almost ½ who have given up looking). Those … Read More


Last Friday’s monthly figures from the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) continued to show almost 17% of the population either: 1) unemployed or 2) working part time because they could not find a full time job (e.g. the cab driver who drove me to the airport who is a degreed … Read More

Recruiting Becoming More Difficult

Recruiting is starting to become more difficult as more candidates are leaving their jobs seeking other opportunities according to a recent Wall Street Journal article.

In February, the number of employees voluntarily quitting surpassed the number being fired or discharged for the first time since October 2008, according to the … Read More