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War for talent: You can't win without ammo
Recruiting Trends    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Some refer to it as the "War for Talent" and others call it a depleted human capital supply. The reality is some 10,000 people are retiring every week. The composition of the workforce is transforming itself, especially in the United States. Going into the future, there are going to be fewer younger adults working. Firms that in the past have been your colleagues will now be encouraged to recruit and acquire your employees. More



Slaughter urges passage of anti-outsourcing measure
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Rep. Louise Slaughter has called for passage of legislation that would end tax breaks for companies that outsource jobs to other countries and instead use them to reward companies who return jobs to the U.S. More

The SmartUp candidate experience engagement
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On Aug. 8 SmartRecruiters hosted "SmartUp: Candidate Experience." The engaged audience tells the story with their photos and tweets. The panel featured CEOs Gautam Godhwani of Simply Hired and Jerome Ternynck of SmartRecruiters, along with top talent consultants Jessica Merrell Miller and Pat Sharp, as well as job seeking candidate Jen Picard. More

Forecast: Fewer jobs, weaker economy
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Economists lowered estimates of U.S. job growth for the remainder of this year and next year, according to the third-quarter Survey of Professional Forecasters released by the Philadelphia Federal Reserve. The U.S. is now expected to add an average 154,600 new jobs a month in 2012, according to the third-quarter survey. That's down from an estimated 171,900 in the second-quarter survey. More



TalentBin integrates with SilkRoad on sourcing software upgrades
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TalentBin has announced full integration with SilkRoad Technology Inc., a provider of cloud-based social talent management solutions. Users of SilkRoad's OpenHire Applicant Tracking Software now can seamlessly leverage TalentBin's expansive talent search engine to search across social media communities, tag relevant profiles and import new candidates into their OpenHire interface. More

The big cities where self-employment is growing fastest
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If the 1099 economy is the wave of the future, which regions and industries are currently at the forefront? Forbes turned to EMSI for the data, looking at the change in self-employment numbers for the nation's 30 largest metropolitan statistical areas since 2008, when the economy first nosedived and people started to scramble. More

Even in hard times, state governments find it tough to recruit
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As state agency hiring has picked up after a long period of workforce reduction, some agencies are experiencing recruitment challenges for positions that require specialized skill sets. The situation has been further complicated in many states by high volumes of veteran workers eligible for retirement, cuts to salaries and benefits that were made during the recession and a decline in the sense of job security and public service that have long been state employment's strongest selling points. More
 
 
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