So, What Do All These Employment Stats Really Mean?

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Feel like you need a master’s degree in economics to decode employment data? With cryptic terms like “civilian labor force participation rate,” “total seasonally adjusted nonfarm payroll” and “alternative measures of labor underutilization,” it’s no wonder. In all fairness, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides a wealth of timely information to help your business…. Read more

Upsides to Hiring an Underqualified Candidate

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Let’s be honest. For most jobs, some kind of experience is essential: experience in the industry, experience in a similar position or experience with key soft skills like leadership or communication. But given how tough it’s getting to recruit experienced people in some areas, is hiring an underqualified candidate ever a good idea? Yes! In… Read more

Four Interview Questions for Southern PA Employers that Break Through a Candidate’s Interview “Facade”

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Does interviewing job candidates seem more like a game of chess than a question-and-answer session these days? The most common interview questions are readily available on the Internet.  With just a few clicks of a mouse, a candidate can find the questions you’re most likely to ask – and can carefully plan his responses. So… Read more

Want to Recruit the Best Candidates in Central and Southern Pennsylvania?

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Then go where the job seekers are. A recent survey by a Pennsylvania-based career network surveyed over 5,200 job seekers – including Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers about their job search tactics.  What did it find?  Not surprisingly: All generations were spending almost all of their time searching online. Boomers turned to LinkedIn first;… Read more