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Chasing purple squirrels
Recruiting Trends    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The job market has gotten complicated — and not just for people hunting for work. For those on the other side of the equation things are just as challenging (Try to remember the last time you had an honest-to-goodness "easy to fill" requirement). What's a headhunter to do when the goal is always changing, high-quality candidates are elusive and there's literally no end to the number of ways you can search for talent? More

CSG Partners

CSG CSG Partners is a leading nationally ranked investment bank focused on solving the needs of middle-market companies and owners. Founded in 2001, the firm has grown into a leading advisor to Staffing Companies in three service areas: ESOPs, mergers and acquisitions, and capital advisory services. We have built a reputation of having the nation’s leading ESOP investment banking practice.
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Still time to register for Super Seminar 2012
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Although regular registration has closed, you still have a chance to attend "Super Seminar 2012: Find Your Fate." Join your colleagues May 15 for a schedule packed with valuable professional development, networking opportunities, interaction with sponsors, keynote speeches and more. Find out everything you need to change the course of your business — and your fate — at Super Seminar 2012! More

Hiring in a hurry picks up
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As competition for talented workers heats up, some companies are giving their hiring process a boost and reducing their interview-to-offer times. More

5 ways to use Pinterest to recruit great talent
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Pinterest can be a great tool for companies to use for recruitment, but it's also great for potential candidates to get a better idea of the company and what they're getting themselves into. Because Pinterest is fairly new, it might give you a competitive edge in being able to reach talent first, as other recruiters have yet to make optimal use of this platform. More

Index: Small business add 40,000 jobs
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An index of small businesses by Intuit Inc. found they added 40,000 new jobs in April. In addition, the index found average monthly pay for all small business employees rose by 0.11 percent to $2,680 in April, slightly more than the March revised estimate of $2,677 a month. More



The search engine that removes top sites — on purpose
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Imagine going to your search engine of choice, typing in your search and getting results that don't include major news sites, Wikipedia or all of your favorite social networks. You might think it was broken. You might try a different search, just to make sure. In MillionShort's case though, that's the way it is intended. And there's a good chance this goes beyond the "neat" factor and into something useful for sourcers. More

Empire State Development issues small-business program guide
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Empire State Development has released the "New York State Directory for Small Business Programs," a document designed to help small businesses access valuable resources for business planning, operations and growth. More

New York can't compete with North Dakota economic power?
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North Dakota, unlike New York, is a bit out of the demographic mainstream. It's a rural state in an urbanized nation, a Northern state in a country that tilts noticeably toward the Sunbelt. And it's unusual in another respect, according to a new report by On Numbers: It has managed to keep its unemployment problem under control. More




Survey: Hiring outlook improving for administrative jobs
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The hiring outlook for administrative and commercial jobs in the U.S. and Canada is improving, according to a recent survey conducted by Express Employment Professionals. The report says hiring trends for the second quarter of 2012 are expected to be greatest in commercial and light industrial jobs, with 32 percent of respondents planning new hires. This is up 3 percent from the first quarter. More

Report: Online job ads surge past 90,000 in April
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Online advertised vacancies rose 90,900 in April to 4,760,500, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine study released recently. The April rise is the fifth consecutive monthly rise and has led to the series' highest level to date. The supply/demand rate stands at 2.7 unemployed for every vacancy, and the number of unemployed people was 8 million higher than the number of advertised vacancies. More

NLRB indefinitely delays notification implementation
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The Wednesday edition of the "Federal Register" will carry a notice from the National Labor Relations Board officially delaying — for the third time — the implementation of a rule requiring all employers to post notices informing employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act. The rule's implementation is delayed indefinitely while a court action on the matter proceeds. More
 


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