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Looking Over the Fiscal Cliff

The year is winding down and only days remain before the deadline set in the original Budget Control Act of 2011, after which (January 2, 2013 to be precise) massive accross-the-board budget cuts automatically take effect. If nothing is done by Congress prior to that time, most federal programs could be heavily affected (for more information, … Continue reading

“No One Is Hiring”… Or Are They?

No one is hiring… this is a prevalent idea among jobseekers hard hit by the recession of the past few years. And even while unemployment was at its highest, job openings were still in existence. Fortunately, the number of positions waiting to be filled this year has climbed to its highest levels in three years. … Continue reading

MYTH #3: Do Employers Favor Younger Candidates?

Even in the almost three years that I have worked in the job I have now, I have noticed the population of jobseekers using our services trending radically upwards in regard to age. Many of those people I meet with voice their concern that employers don’t want to look at them because they are too … Continue reading

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Satisfied… Or Not?

85% of employers say their employees are proud to work for their company. Only 71% of workers agree.

(SOURCE: Randstad Engagement Study)

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