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U.S. employment gains exceeded expectations in November, with the country adding 228,000 total nonfarm positions. Bloomberg economists had predicted job gains of 195,000. The unemployment rate remained at 4.1 percent in November, with 6.6 million people unemployed. Over the year, the jobless rate has decreased by 0.5 percentage point. “These are...
Traditional business practices are being shaken up. Many companies are reviewing their long-held traditions in favor of more agile, responsive ways of managing workers. Some of these changes include providing employees with flexibility to work from home more often, and leveraging technology like Skype for Business or Yammer to better communicate...
The year-in-automotive has effectively concluded with the SEMA Show last week. As we look back, here are some of Mark Osmundson’s personal observations about the state of employment in the automotive industry: Companies are hiring – Mark’s clients are investing in new positions, and in some cases they are investing in...
It’s no secret that employers research job candidates’ social media profiles to help them make hiring decisions. In fact, social media presence has become vitally important in the hiring process. According to the¬†MRINetwork 2017 Recruiter Sentiment Study, over 80 percent of employers and 90 percent of recruiters review social media profiles...
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