Posts Tagged ‘unemployed’

Show Me the Money: Long-Term Unemployed May Be Holding Out for Pay

The current economic situation has made screening resumes more difficult for recruiters. Today, a large employment gap is commonplace and the percentage of applicants that are currently unemployed is significantly higher than just a few years ago. The first inclination may be to write off applicants whose last full-time employment was a year ago or more. However, dig a little deeper into why they have remained unemployed all this time and the answer may surprise you.

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Why Some Plan to Not Hire Soon: Thoughts On the H.I.R.E. Act

With the HIRE act offering what could amount to a fairly decent tax break for companies willing to hire workers from the unemployment line, why are more and more roles becoming difficult to fill? Is the HIRE act really going to have much of an impact in the “real” unemployment number?

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Overalls, Anyone? What’s Happening to our Work Ethic?!

by Nanci Lamborn – BrightMove Recruiting Software “I’m sorry. I really need to stop you there.” I was right in the middle of an interview, explaining in detail the job description, work environment, and company culture to the candidate. On paper this applicant looked like an ideal match, and after the usual grueling question and…

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