On the back of a stellar jobs report unveiled last Friday, I was asked by a reporter for Hearst Publications to take a look at our data for engineering job advertisements in the final quarter of 2014 and to compare them to the final quarter of 2013.
Across the board, every engineering discipline saw a marked increase in the number of jobs advertised on any given day in the final quarter of 2014 vs 2013. What makes this particularly insightful for this year's recruiting - the…Continue
Recently, we highlighted What Type of Recruiters Are Most In-Demand?, where we found Technical Recruiters to be the most commonly advertised niche recruiting job. Today, we wanted to review this recruiting specialization to see what the labor market looks like.…Continue
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Does #TChat really hate recruiting? Frankly, I don't know. What I do know is that my original post has caused many people to voice their strong opinions one way or the other - which in a sense is what I wanted to accomplish. The #TChat team heard the opinions of an especially vocal faction and are in the process of making a few changes that in my opinion will make their product better.
So - we'll see...
As I shared in many previous writings, the biggest engine for jobs growth is small companies and the entrepreneurs that run them. Research from the Small Business Administration (SBA) proves that these business risk takers created almost 70% of the net new jobs in the U.S. over…Continue
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During my over 25 years as an executive recruiter I have witnessed many companies that do not know how to hire appropriately. Instead of a systematic process of executive recruitment, they tend to haphazardly go about scientific recruitment, engineering recruitment or IT recruitment. For example, the first…Continue
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Motorola has a long history of R&D and innovation in the Chicago area. It started in Chicago, Illinois as Galvin Manufacturing Corporation at 847 West Harrison Street in 1928, with its first product being a battery eliminator. In 1930 Galvin Manufacturing Corporation introduced the Motorola…Continue
This Conference #DOESNOTSUCK - So say Amy Ala and the 250 + Others that saw some real world Technical sourcing applications from real hiring managers and real leaders in the industry. This is not yourtypical I am great therefore I teach conference.
Check it out…Continue
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Okay, now Forbes magazine in its article, Top Executive Recruiters Agree There Are Only Three True Job Interview Questions, has confirmed what employers are looking for in…Continue
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I was in IT for several years before being laid off a few years ago. I was laid off right before September 11, 2001 and was working on my MBA in eCommerce at the time. I found myself in a very difficult situation as many other people did during that time. Because I was working on my MBA and was almost finished, companies I interviewed with considered me 'over-qualified' for most positions I applied and interviewed for.
I stumbled into IT…Continue
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