Link Roundup: Attracting Top Talent with Low Unemployment Rate

Link Roundup: Attracting Top Talent with Low Unemployment Rate

All About Recruiters, Link Roundups
It has become increasingly more difficult for companies to fill open roles with a lower pool of candidates to choose from. Top talent candidates are most likely interviewing at several companies, so it is important to prove that you are the best option for them. There are several ways to entice them, which you will learn about in the links below! Individuals want to work for a company that matches their values and needs. (more…)
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Link Roundup: What You Need to Know About the Job Market

Link Roundup: What You Need to Know About the Job Market

Link Roundups
With unemployment reaching a rare low, the job market is in a unique place. If you have the right set of skills, it's a great opportunity for you to find a company that will value you. In this week's Link Roundup, we pulled our favorite links that will help you understand the state of the current job market. Also, we've collected some of our favorite articles with job search advice. Check out the links below! Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9%, a Rare Low, as Job Market Becomes More Competitive In the latest job market news, the unemployment rate has continued to drop. This has tightened the market, and employers are having more trouble than ever finding the right candidates for their open positions. This puts job seekers in a great place…
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Link Roundup: Losing, Leaving, and Looking For a Job

Link Roundup: Losing, Leaving, and Looking For a Job

Link Roundups
This week's Link Roundup is focused on the various stages of work: leaving a job, losing a job, and looking for one. Each situation has it's own unique challenges and hardships. If you currently find yourself in any of those situations, you're sure to find some valuable advice in the articles and blogs below! U.S. Business Spending on Equipment Cooling; Labor Market Strong If you're looking for a comprehensive update on the status of the job market, this is it! Unemployment is at a 48 year all time low, and the economy is also performing well. However, orders for new equipment and machinery are at a low. On the other hand, unemployment is also at a 17 year low, so the market is performing well in most areas. If you'd…
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Link Roundup: Preparing for a Modern Job Search

Link Roundup: Preparing for a Modern Job Search

Link Roundups
Recruiters and hiring manager are constantly adapting new tactics to revolutionize the hiring process. To stay competitive, candidates also need to understand how that process is changing, and what they can do to stay up to date. Today's Link Roundup features plenty of actionable advice you can use in your job search regarding resumes, interviews, networking, and your online presence. Start preparing for your modern job search here! U.S. Job Market Tightening, Inflation Steadily Rising The job market has continued to push along strongly, with fewer and fewer US citizens filing for unemployment. Also, the unemployment rate has reached a 17 year low at 4.1%, signaling what economists consider 'full employment'. Economists are also hopeful that this will also inspire more wage growth, although the pace of wage growth hasn't…
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Link Roundup: Evidence of a Strong Job Market

Link Roundup: Evidence of a Strong Job Market

Link Roundups
Recent reports are showing that November was another great month for job growth, and unemployment is currently at an all time low. With so few candidates looking for jobs, many employers are struggling to find the right candidates for their open positions. While the market may favor candidates, you should still be vigilant about marketing yourself in the best way possible. This week's links describe the current state of the job market, and also hold some advice for prospective job seekers and career professionals. (more…)
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Link Roundup: Advice For Job Seekers and Employees

Link Roundup: Advice For Job Seekers and Employees

Link Roundups
December is here, which means the end of the year is close, along with the beginning of a new one. It's a time when some companies decide to make cuts for budgetary reasons, and some job seekers make resolutions to find employment. Whether you're looking for a job or currently have one, our Link Roundup this month has advice for you! A Recruiter Shares the Best Way to Follow Up On a Job Application When you are applying to jobs, the work doesn't end when you submit your resume. While some companies will be proactive and reach out to you, some take more effort. Knowing how to appropriately and professionally follow up is an important skill for any job seeker. This article introduces some great approaches that should leave a…
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Link Roundup: The 2017 Job Market at a Glance

Link Roundup: The 2017 Job Market at a Glance

Link Roundups
The modern job market looks very different from that of only a few years ago. What people are looking for, and how they're preparing is much different. Social media giants like Facebook and LinkedIn are stepping up their job search capabilities, making it ever important to have updated profiles. In today's blog we'll share articles that cover how to update your digital presence, and what to expect from the job market. This Year in Job Search: A Look at Trends Around the World in 2017 This blog from Indeed utilizes the site's vast amount of data to see what is going on right now in the online job market. Indeed has compiled a list of search terms with the highest growth rate on their site. This is a great way…
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Link Roundup: The Modern Job Market

Link Roundup: The Modern Job Market

Link Roundups
The hiring landscape is constantly changing and job seekers have to consistently adapt to stay ahead. This week, we've focused our Link Roundup on all you need to know to get hired in today's workforce. We also have some advice for when you do get hired as well, in addition some more lighthearted links. If you're looking to stay current on workforce trends, this is the place to start! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Examining How We Job Search, Hire, and Work

Link Roundup: Examining How We Job Search, Hire, and Work

General Job Search Advice
Technology, philosophy, and how we communicate has changed the workplace greatly in just the past few years, and it continues to evolve. How we work, how we find work, and how we hire have changed vastly. This week, we've focused our link roundup on new philosophies, discussions, and predictions about the way the job market functions. Below we start by how we job search, followed by how we hire, and conclude with some links about how we work. Instead of providing straight job advice this week, we hope these links give you a better understanding of the constantly changing workforce. What No One Tells You About Your Job Hunt When we begin our job searches, we internalize all of the work and focus on ourselves. This is great when you're…
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Link Roundup 8/4/17: Making Yourself A Marketable Candidate

Link Roundup 8/4/17: Making Yourself A Marketable Candidate

General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups
When it comes to searching for a job, how you market yourself is incredibly important. This is true across all of your job search 'spaces'- your cover letter, your resume, and your social media profiles (especially LinkedIn!). The way in which you present yourself on all of those places is crucial to your success. This week, we've gathered a few links that can help you accomplish just that. In addition, we've included some general advice and an update on the state of the job market.  (more…)
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