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IT Professionals and Unemployment: Reality Bytes

IT Professionals and Unemployment: Reality Bytes

Each time I meet with a client, or talk to a highly qualified technology candidate, I get the same impression: technology unemployment is a bit of an oxymoron. And, it seems that the Bureau of Labor Statics agrees: At the end of 2012, the U.S. unemployment rate was 8.7 percent, more than twice the 4.1 percent unemployment rate among information technology professionals. And, things have only gotten better – or worse – depending on where you sit. Currently, the national unemployment rate is around 7.8 percent, but is estimated to be about 3.2 percent for technology professionals.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013/Author: Pete Langlois/Number of views (40713)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: No rating
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Recruiting Advice Pro

Recruiting Advice Pro

After more than 15 years in accounting and financial staffing, I know firsthand that finding a candidate that meets the skills required by a client is only half of the battle. Candidates and employers have to interact during the interview process and determine if they can form a productive and successful relationship.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (14273)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Resume Writing for First Time Job Seekers

Writing a thorough resume when you don't have professional experience can be a challenge. But keep in mind: If you’re applying for an entry-level job, chances are many of the other applicants will be entry-level as well.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012/Author: SNI Content/Number of views (11037)/Comments (6)/ Article rating: No rating
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How to Find the Right Employees for Your Financial Company

The more specific you are in your job post, the better chance you have of obtaining the right candidate. It's important to be concise and honest. Too many employers will make the mistake of creating a vague posting when staffing financial positions. Address the basics: Who, what, when, where and why? And make sure you leave the correct contact information, so the candidates know where to apply.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012/Author: SNI Content/Number of views (13396)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 4.0
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How to Create a Positive Company Culture

A high turnover rate with responsibilities constantly shifting can result in a chaotic workplace. That’s why creating a positive work environment with quality employees is an important element in fostering a thriving business.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012/Author: SNI Content/Number of views (20760)/Comments (11)/ Article rating: No rating
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