Employment Situation Report Summary – April 2018

Nonfarm payrolls in the U.S. added 164,000 jobs in April 2018, according to the latest release of the Employment Situation Summary from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While below expectations of just over 192,000 new jobs, this expansion of the labor force exceeded the previous month’s figures, even when accounting for upward revisions bringing the March total to 135,000 new

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Employment Situation Report – March 2018

The March 2018 Employment Summary Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.1 percent for the sixth consecutive month.   The full Bureau of Labor Statistics report can be viewed here.


The Importance of Following Up After an Interview

Your interview is finished. Now What? Although you might think it’s time to sit back, relax and wait to hear from the hiring manager, there’s still an important step you should take. In today’s competitive job market, effective follow-up after an interview is essential. As a professional recruiter, I believe staying in touch after an interview is equally as important

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The Importance of Doing Your Research Before Interviewing

Interviewing for a new job can be both stressful and exciting. Stressful because we’re putting ourselves out there in hopes that the interviewer will realize our talent and expertise, and exciting because it’s a new company with fresh opportunities for us to explore. As a recruiter, I believe that in order to become a stand-out candidate during the hiring process,

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Are Your Interviewing Questions Compliant?

As an employer, interviewing candidates for open positions can be a daunting responsibility. In addition to attracting the right person for the role, you need to sell them on your company and make sure they’re the right fit for your organization. Asking the right questions, listening to their answers and following up are all important parts of becoming a seasoned

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