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Salaries to rise in 2012 as hiring gets tougher
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Starting salaries for professionals in the U.S. and Canada will be going up next year as the hiring climate for experienced workers becomes more competitive and the time it takes to fill jobs lengthens. More



New York unemployment rate holds the line at 8 percent
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New York State's unemployment rate was 8 percent in September, unchanged from August, the State Labor Department reported. The number of unemployed New Yorkers inched up over the month — increasing from 755,900 in August to 759,000 in September. More

Overcome the counteroffer: Transition from offer acceptance to start
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Most recruiters have discovered a candidate's acceptance does not guarantee a job start. Many events can prevent the candidate's transition to employee, particularly if a relocation is involved. Therefore, it is important to stay in contact through the period between your candidate's acceptance and his/her first day on the job. More

Is Facebook set to offer free job listings?
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Jody Ordioni writes, "I recently predicted Facebook eventually will destroy LinkedIn. That prediction has come closer to reality as the world's largest social network announced a partnership with national employment services and the U.S. Department of Labor." More

Boomerang employees
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Corporate alumni networks can make it easier for former employees to become future employees. Though these networks have existed for years, they have made a resurgence as professional services and technology companies, among others, struggle to find skilled workers to fill their ranks. More



Employee turnover expected to jump
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Employee turnover is expected to increase worldwide during the next five years, according to a global survey by Right Management, the talent and career management experts within ManpowerGroup. More

Nursing recruiters debate hiring through social media
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The Association of Healthcare Human Resource Administrators of Greater New York debated the merits of using social media as recruitment tools. More

IPO market, an engine of job growth, stalls
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The market for initial public offerings, or IPOs, is suffering through a drought of Texas proportions. A dried-up IPO market matters because stock debuts are more than a chance for tech whizzes to become overnight billionaires and ring the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Companies use the cash they raise to grow — and that means hiring people. More

Survey: Recruiting, retention, skills gaps top 3 challenges
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In the findings of its 2011 Threat Management Survey, which examined the concerns and challenges of IT security organizations, Symantec found that recruiting, retention and skill set gaps are the top three issues hampering staff effectiveness — and, therefore, security. More

Why your recruiting tactics are boring
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The sad truth is that a lot of us who do search fall into a trap when our recruiting tactics become unbearable, unimaginative and unwatchable. More
 


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