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The hiring trends of 2014 can be encapsulated by two phenomena, social media and mobile technology. Recruiters and hiring managers are navigating an online world that is shaped by social networks and mobile apps. Employers are desperately building and protecting online reputations as social word-of-mouth and internet chat rooms facilitate disparaging remarks from disgruntled ex-employees…. Read more »

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Taking some time to collect yourself in between jobs can be an effective strategy. It gives you time to reflect and to decide if you would like to change direction. However, taking too long to rejoin the work force, or not engaging in activities that reflect personal development, can leave you with some explaining to… Read more »

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Your company may have been holding off on recruitment for some time. However, the climate is changing, and the job market is heating up. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment rose by 217,000 in May, which exceeds the peak of January 2008. The economy lost 8.7 million jobs between January 2008 and… Read more »

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It can be difficult to jump back into job searching when you have been out of work for some time. Some good news, however, comes in an article by Floyd Norris in the New York Times. Norris implies that certain demographics are excluded from certain employment calculations, and that lamented employment statistics may not be… Read more »