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In Demand: Today’s Five Hardest Positions To Fill

By | December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

As the nation’s recruiters gear up for the coming new year, a historically low unemployment rate--combined with an aging populace--is resulting in a challenging environment. And although a shortage of [...]

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Employment Trends to Watch in 2017

By | December 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

There can be little doubt that 2016 was a great employment year. The Unemployment rate slightly decreased throughout the year, down from 4.9% in January to 4.6% in November. That [...]

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Employment Trends to Watch in 2017

By | December 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

There can be little doubt that 2016 was a great employment year. The Unemployment rate slightly decreased throughout the year, down from 4.9% in January to 4.6% in November. That [...]

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The Case for Background Checks on Current Employees

By | November 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Most employers are aware of the importance of conducting thorough background checks on new hires. But what about conducting similar background checks on current employees? The transportation and medical industries [...]

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Cost of a Bad Hire

By | November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Companies often feel pressure to fill positions. Teams and Departments may be clamoring to get candidates in for interviews today – just as likely, they want the candidates yesterday. To [...]

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“TCB”—And The New Rules Of Working Overtime

By | October 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Taking care of business, everyday, taking care of business, every way Taking care of business, it’s all mine, taking care of business, I’m working overtime ---Takin’ Care Of Business, Bachman-Turner [...]

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Recruiting Veterans

By | October 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

There are nearly 250,000 service members that will transition to civilian life in 2016. Part of this transition involves finding a career. As the economy adds jobs – an additional [...]

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Note To HR: Beware Of The ‘Professional Plaintiff’

By | September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

When companies seek out new recruits, they—of course—hope to hire only the most qualified and reputable candidates; and when piecing together the ‘personal puzzle’ of the of the individual under [...]

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Lies, Half-Truths and Resignations

By | September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Every recruiter knows that job candidates stretch the truth on their resume. Whether people apply for entry-level jobs or strive for head honcho positions, some believe there’s no harm in [...]

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Ban the box

By | August 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

The Ban the Box concept is a nationwide movement that has grown to include over 100 cities and counties. The idea behind Ban the Box is to urge employers to [...]

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