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U.S. Small Businesses Struggle To Find Qualified Employees, Rely On Referals

U.S. Small Businesses Struggle To Find Qualified Employees, Rely On Referals

Small business owners continue to complain of being unable to find enough qualified employees to fill certain jobs. In spite of the slow economy and high unemployment, 53% of U.S. small-business owners in January reported finding it very (23%) or somewhat difficult (30%) to find the qualified employees they need, according to the Wells Fargo/Gallup […]

Young And Older Workers, Two Sides Of The Same Coin

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Young And Older Workers, Two Sides Of The Same Coin

ILO News– Developed economies are facing two interconnected challenges: youth unemployment is growing and people are living longer. At first glance, the answer might seem very simple: lower the retirement age so that young people replace older workers while the latter move into a well-deserved rest. But that would be missing a very important point. […]

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Robert Half 2013 Salary Guides Highlight Salary Trends, Jobs In Demand

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Robert Half 2013 Salary Guides Highlight Salary Trends, Jobs In Demand

If you land a new technology-related job in 2012 in the United States, you can expect a salary boost of 5.3%, according to the 2013 Salary Guides from the staffing firm Robert Half International. U.S. starting salaries for technology positions in 2013 will have the largest increases among all fields — an average of 5.3%, according […]

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Air Canada Announces Details Of Job-Creating Expansion

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Air Canada Announces Details Of Job-Creating Expansion

On Tuesday, 2 October 2012, Air Canada took the wraps off plans to create combine it Air Canada Vacations division with a new low-cost airline. Air Canada recently announced it would be hiring at least 900 new employees to staff the new venture. Canada’s largest airline says it will have the as-yet unnamed low-cost carrier […]

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Your Resume Has Just Six Seconds To Impress Recruiters

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Your Resume Has Just Six Seconds To Impress Recruiters

By R. DAVID WENDELL– A new study by TheLadders job board suggests recruiters spend just six seconds reviewing a resume before deciding if the candidate is a good fit. Despite most recruiters self-reporting that they spend at least four minutes reviewing a resume, the results revealed that they devote only a fraction of that time. […]

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Executive, Professional Hiring To Keep Rising But Pace Slower

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Executive, Professional Hiring To Keep Rising But Pace Slower

Hiring in professional fields is likely to keep rising in the second quarter of 2012 but at a slower pace than forecast for the first quarter, according to a new survey by the staffing firm Robert Half. A net 2% of executives interviewed for the Robert Half Professional Employment Report plan to add full-time staff […]

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Infographic – Social Media Recruiting

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Infographic – Social Media Recruiting

Bullhorn Reach, a division of Bullhorn, Inc., global software-as-a-service for provider for employee recruitment, recently put the findings of some of its research on how recruiters are using social media into an infographic.. Among the key findings about social media recruiting: LinkedIn delivers nearly nine times more applications than Facebook and three times more than […]

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Recruiter Radar – Three Ways To Show Up

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Recruiter Radar – Three Ways To Show Up

By PENELOPE TRUNK — Wouldn’t it be nice if recruiters called you regularly to see if you’re interested in interviewing for one of their jobs? Here are some steps you can take to make that fantasy come true: 1. Get a high profile in your industry. Speak at conferences. You might not get paid in cash, […]

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Even CFOs Like to LOL

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Even CFOs Like to LOL

Apparently most chief financial officers think of themselves as fun-loving people who enjoy a good laugh at the office, a new survey finds. Jovial CFOs. Who knew? Nearly eight in 10, 79%, of CFOs interviewed said an employee’s sense of humor is important for fitting into the company’s corporate culture, according to a survey sponsored […]

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