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The Top 16 Articles of 2016: #2 – Randstad To Acquire Monster For $429 Million

Editors Note: For the last 16 days of December, SourceCon will be resharing our most popular articles from the year. Yes, each time you’ve turned around this year, there has been more big news in the recruiting field. If you didn’t get whiplash from the news we broke in May that SimplyHired was…

Is That JO Really A Priority For Your Client? Here’s How to Tell

Many top producers in our industry owe much of their success to the fact they focus their time, energy and resources on working with clients who are truly sincere about receiving the staffing solutions only they can provide. These top producers know that the client’s sincerity is critical to establishing an effective working…

IT, Accounting Jobs Fall Out Of “Most Advertised” List

Online job postings for tech and accounting professionals have cooled significantly since 2013 when so many companies were hiring accountants and software engineers that the jobs were among the most advertised online. Now, perhaps as another sign Americans are spending more freely, retail and customer facing jobs have replaced them on Wanted Analytics’…

10 More Reasons Why You Should Consider the ‘Overqualified’

Editor’s note: This is the second of two posts offering 20 reasons why ‘overqualified’ candidates make good hires. This article first appeared as a single post on our sister site, ERE.net. Though aimed at corporate recruiters, it offers good advice and powerful ammunition for search consultants when discussing great, if ‘overqualified’ candidates with…

10 Reasons to Ignore the Myth of the Overqualified Worker

Editor’s note: This is the first of two posts offering 20 reasons why ‘overqualified’ candidates make good hires. This article first appeared as a single post on our sister site, ERE.net. Though aimed at corporate recruiters, it offers great advice and powerful ammunition for search consultants when discussing great, if ‘overqualified’ candidates with…

A Decade of Job Changes At A Glance

If you want to see what industries and occupations are adding jobs, which are losing, and where they stand, you could you spend a few hours with the Bureau of Labor Statistics drilling into the employment numbers there. But for a quick look at dozens and dozens of job types, take a look…

Private Payrolls Grow by 220k In April

This morning’s private sector employment report from ADP is buoying hopes the jobs market is picking up after after a slow winter. The payroll processor and HR services firm said the U.S. economy created 220,000 new private sector jobs in April, about 10,000 more than analysts were expecting. The monthly ADP National Employment…

Private Sector Adds 139k Jobs In February; Weather Blamed

Mother Nature is again being blamed for slow job growth, following this morning’s release of new job estimates that are among the lowest in months. ADP’s National Employment Report says the economy added a meager 139,000 new private sector jobs in February, well below the 155,000 to 160,000 consensus estimates of labor analysts….

Economy Shows Strength Adding 203,000 Jobs

Unemployment fell to the lowest level in five years in November as employers added 203,000 jobs, demonstrating an economic strength that surprised economists who had been expecting lower numbers. The U.S. Labor Department report out this morning said the unemployment rate declined to 7.0% from October’s 7.3%, even as more workers joined the…

ADP Jobs Report: U.S. Adds 215K In November

Handily beating predictions for a modest jobs increase last month, ADP reported this morning that the U.S. private sector added 215,000 jobs in November. That estimate, derived from the millions of paychecks ADP processes each month, was 40,000 to 50,000 jobs higher than surveys of economists predicted. ADP, and its partner, Moody’s Analytics,…