Tag archive for ‘Hiring’
Help Wanted
By Lynn Herman On Friday, October 5th, 2012

U.S. Unemployment Rate Lowest Since January 2009

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since January 2009, when President Barack Obama took office, signifying job growth picked up over past months. The Labor Department reported Friday that employers More...

Congress
By Lynn Herman On Monday, June 4th, 2012

President Obama to Congress: “Get to Work”

In his weekly radio address, President Barack Obama urged Congress to act on a package of long-stalled proposals he said would stimulate hiring, citing the sluggish economic growth that let to Friday’s poor unemployment More...

Gas Prices
By Lynn Herman On Monday, May 21st, 2012

Declining Gas Prices, Better Job Stability Could Spark Increased Travel, More Jobs

By: Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. CHICAGO, May 21, 2012 – A recent decline in gas prices and improving job security could entice more Americans to take advantage of vacation days during the upcoming peak More...

Stand Out
By Aston Waldman On Monday, April 23rd, 2012

External Hires Make More But Perform Worse Than Internal Staff

For everyone that has applied for a promotion at their company only to be passed over for someone from the “outside”, this is a painful topic. To know that an outsider would make more than an insider More...

Interview
By Lynn Herman On Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Stand Out in the Selection Process with these 4 Interview Tips

The US labor market suffered another setback in early April, as jobless claims rose sharply, to the highest level since January. According to some economists, there won’t be a lot of job growth in the US in 2012, More...

Federal Reserve
By Lynn Herman On Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Fed Hints at Future Job Gains

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the US economy grew at a “modest to moderate” pace through last month, however, rising gas prices could stall consumer spending it said, in its latest publication of anecdotes. The More...

Job Fair
By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

U.S. Private-sector Employment Increased by 216,000 Jobs in February

Hiring in the U.S. private sector improved in February, according to a report released Wednesday by payroll processor ADP. According to the ADP National Employment Report, based on size of payroll, private employers More...

Distinguish yourself in your next interview
By Aston Waldman On Thursday, February 9th, 2012

5 Tough Interview Questions Most Fail to Answer Correctly

Job interviews are nerve wrecking and challenging and we all have to do them at some point. The best way to overcome your nerves in any situation is to be as prepared as possible. Preparation will give you the confidence More...

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By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Small Business Owners Intend to Increase Hiring in 2012

A new Wells Fargo/Gallup index poll shows that by 22 percent to 8 percent, small-business owners in the U.S. expect to increase rather than decrease the total number of jobs at their company over the next 12 months. The More...

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By Lynn Herman On Friday, November 4th, 2011

U.S. Employers Add 80,000 Jobs Indicating Slow Job Growth

Employment in the private sector rose, with modest job growth continuing to trend up in October adding 80,000 jobs. The unemployment rate was little changed at 9.0 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor reported Friday. Modest More...

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