February 2018 Jobs Report [Infographic]

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More good news from the latest jobs report by the U.S. Department of Labor. In February, over 300,000 jobs were added. This is the most since July 2016 and the 89th consecutive month of job gains. The unemployment rate remained at 4.1% for the 17th straight month making the labor market fuller than ever. What […]

January 2018 Jobs Report [Infographic]

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s January 2018 jobs report showed signs of a strong economy-the unemployment rate remained at 4.1% and 200,000 new jobs were created, surpassing economists’ expectations by over 10%. The biggest gain was in average hourly wages, marking a 2.9% annualized gain-the best since 2009.s What does this latest report mean for […]

7 Ways to Make the Full Employment Economy Work for You

7 Ways to Make the Full Employment Economy Work for You

Nobody has to tell you that sourcing is hard work. Since the economy started to rebound just a few years ago, top candidates have become scarcer and active job seekers have become rarer still. Knowing that, it might surprise you to learn that the full-employment economy can work for you. RELATED: 10 Years Later: How […]

10 Years Later: How the Great Recession Still Affects Talent Acquisition

10 Years Later: How the Great Recession Still Affects Talent Acquisition

The old song says, ”What a difference a day makes.” Imagine what 10 years can do. A decade has passed since the housing bubble burst, the stock market took a plunge and the shock heard ’round the world launched unemployment like a rocket. Two years was all that it took to institute lasting changes in […]

Marketing’s Critical Role in Candidate Sourcing

These are interesting times for talent acquisition. The economy is still improving, unemployment is quite low and jobs still experience fits and starts of growth. Candidate sourcing is more difficult now, but that’s partly because of outdated methods that don’t work well anymore. Marketing has the answer and it’s been there all along. Marketing and […]

HR and Recruiting Year in Review: What’s Hot, What’s Next?

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Although 2017 is winding down, much of what happened over the past year has just gotten started. Next year, expect to see technology settle into the mainstream more than before. HR and recruiting professionals have gained a better understanding of how it works with, not just alongside the people who drive the industries. They also […]