According to Forrest Gump, "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." The same could be said of hiring. Despite companies best hiring efforts, they are often unpleasantly surprised by what they get.
Citing Careerbuider stats, a recent article from the Staffing Stream titled …Continue
The unemployment rate may be slowly going down, but there is one number that seems to keep going up: the number of Americans who have been out of work for six months or longer.
The number of…Continue
With unemployment remaining steady around nine percent, the perception is that companies simply aren't hiring. But there are in fact many companies that say they are interested in hiring, but can't find workers with the right skills.
How can that be when, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 4.7 unemployed people for every vacant job? In a previous blog post, we talked about how employers are asking recruiters for more candidates…Continue
Financial firms are ready to hire but are frustrated by the available candidates, and the feeling seems to be mutual, according to a recent Workforce Management article.
The firms that are looking to hire say they may increase their staffs by up to 30 percent, according to the article. But…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on July 6, 2011 at 3:49pm — No Comments
Executive temping is a popular option for companies as executive hiring in general appears to be heading toward a surge, according to a recent article by Human Resource Executive Online.
Per the article, ExecuNet's Recruiter Confidence Index reported that 66 percent of executive recruiters are "confident" or "very confident" that executive hiring will…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 4, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments
Recruiters specializing in executive search should brace themselves for big changes, according to a recent Human Resources Executive Online article.
Citing a recent report by the Association of Executive Search Consultants, the article predicts that executive search firms will become more specialized, focusing on specific industries or functions. In…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 14, 2011 at 10:01am — No Comments