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Job growth for recruiters continues upward trend
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During September, more than 5,000 new positions for recruiters and employment specialists were advertised online, according to WANTED Analytics™. Analysts call the continuing demand for recruiters a sign that employers plan to hire more. More



Where's the money? Try accounting, finance, IT
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Employees in accounting, financial services and information technology companies soon will see an average 3.5 percent increase in pay, both nationwide and in New York, according to a 2012 salary forecast released by Robert Half International Inc. More

Special report on contingent staffing: Flexibility reigns
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As U.S. unemployment rate hovers at 9 percent, the contingent staffing market is booming: In the past 12 months, half a million jobs have been added. More



Swallow the biggest frog first
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In the recruiting process we deal with many issues that are not pleasant. Does anyone enjoy telling candidates they've been eliminated from a potential job placement? Nevertheless, you need to deliver bad news the minute you receive it. More

The must-have leadership skill
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"We hired a new CEO but had to let him go after just seven months," the chairman of an East Coast think tank complained recently. "His resume looked spectacular, and he did splendidly in all the interviews. But within a week or two we were hearing pushback from the staff. They were telling us, 'You hired a first-rate economist with zero social intelligence.' He was pure command and control." More

Overqualified candidates might be best pick
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While many employers may shy away from hiring overqualified candidates, new research shows they might be the best people for the job. More

8 skills recruiters should hone
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Morgan Hoogvelt writes, "Regardless of where your next recruiter comes from, there are some essential skills, traits and qualities that successful recruiters should possess. Aside from the regular 'good communication, ability to work hard, team player' skills that everyone wants, here are a few of the most important must-haves for a recruiter." More

Credit still too tight for job growth
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The most recent Labor Department employment report was good for several reasons, but tight credit is holding back small business hiring — where most jobs are created. More

Poll: Most New Yorkers favor millionaire's tax
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Almost three-quarters of New York voters favor a tax on millionaires, a poll found — days after several hundred people marched to the homes of some of New York City's richest financiers to protest economic inequality. More

Need work? US has 3.2 million job openings
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Want to add $100 billion more to the U.S. economy annually and lower the unemployment rate by more than a percentage point — all without spending a dime of taxpayer money? That's the hidden story of America's lousy jobs picture. Though there are more than 14 million unemployed, there also are 3.2 million job openings in America. More

Occupy Wall Street: What businesses need to know
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With the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations spreading from New York to other U.S. cities and overseas, business leaders beyond the stock exchanges are wondering what is going on: Is this truly the American version of the Arab spring? What do the demonstrators want? More
 
 
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