Monthly Archives - January 2014

Employers: What Is “Hidden” Talent, and Why Do You Want It?

Posted January 31, 2014

In today’s employment marketplace, with its troubling “talent gaps” and high unemployment, the numbers can be daunting. Companies spend about $120 billion per year on recruiting.


How do staffing agencies work?

Posted January 21, 2014

Whether you call it a staffing agency, temp agency or recruiting firm, they all share the same purpose: you hire them to help with your staffing needs. They find people to fill all kinds of jobs, from temporary to full-time, in a number of career fields.


How To Set Career Goals

Posted January 20, 2014

Setting goals can be a great way to keep your career on track—and even give it a boost! How can you set realistic goals that you can actually achieve in the year ahead?


Job Market Forecast 2014

Posted January 7, 2014

It may not have been very noticeable, but the job market did improve in 2013. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 186,300 jobs were created per month on average from January to October. This beats the 172,700 jobs created during the same period in 2012 and 169,900 in 2011.