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Unemployment Claims Drop….New Low

Good news at last this week;  it is hard to think positive thoughts when the TV pundits are declaring the end of the world due to the financial crisis.  I get it – things are bad and we are in[...]

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Happy Employees/Recruiting Resources

Great article in today’s WSJ ( 8/8/2011) – “over 75%  of departing employees won’t recommend former companies.” Ouch!  And this data is based on over 4,300 exit interviews from 80 companies. Many of our clients rely heavily on current and former[...]

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117,000 New Jobs Added in July 2011

After yesterday’s gloom and doom and stock market sell-off, we have some good news. The July 2011 Job’s Report showed 117,000 new jobs were created last month more than anticipated.  And the unemployment rate dropped to 9.1 (small decrease from[...]

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Ads on Job Boards Down Slightly …

The economy is slowing down in some areas and job boards are indicating a slight decrease month-to-month in advertised openings.  However there is still some good news because year-to-year openings are up 12.1% from July 2010 to July 2011. Along with[...]

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The Benefits of Relocation

There are many reasons to relocate from your city of birth during a lifetime – meeting new people, better or different weather, culture and a more intense or less stressful  lifestyle.  And now more money and a better job! Some companies have a difficult time attracting[...]

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Unemployment Claims….3 Month Low

The news has been rather bleak lately – government layoffs and many positions being eliminated including teachers and city/state workers.  We aren’t really expecting any goods news until after next week due to the debt ceiling negotiations.  And we are[...]

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Good News on Jobs

Anytime we hear about good news for the job market we are excited.  Even though openings in media/advertising remain constant, the overall economy is still healing. And today positive data was released: “Jobless Claims fell Last Week.” Additionally the private sector[...]

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Where The Jobs Are…In the Auto Industry…

Over the last couple of years we have heard bad news about the automotive industry and how Foreign automakers are taking over for Domestic and Detroit is finished.  And in 2009 both General Motors and Chrysler received “bailouts” from the[...]

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Why we continue to be optimistic about the Economy…

Lately we hear “gloom and doom” about the economy and how the turn-around has come to a halt with unemployment rising and “despair” setting in.  However it is hard to feel the same way when the networks garnered strong increases in[...]

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Where The Jobs Are…

The demand for tech talent is increasing and competition is stiff.  Over the weekend I read an article about hiring in the tech sector and apparently Google is reaching out to individuals who may have been rejected for jobs in[...]

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