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Executive recruiter confidence at 22 month high

Executive recruiter confidence at 22 month high

Posted by Darin Manis on May 4, 2010

ExecuNet just published their 2010 Executive Job Market Intelligence Report, and the executive recruiters they surveyed have identified the top high growth functions for executive job seekers in 2010:

  1. Business Development
  2. Sales
  3. Operations Management
  4. Engineering
  5. Marketing
  6. General Management
  7. Finance
  8. Consulting
  9. R&D;
  10. MIS/Information Technology

Of the 186 search firms who ...

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candidates, career-management, employers, employment, fa-recruiter, financial-services-industry, hiring, hr, jobseeker, recruiting

Six Employment Trends for Q2 2010

Six Employment Trends for Q2 2010

Posted by Darin Manis on May 3, 2010

CareerBuilder and USA TODAY's latest nationwide survey of employers found six employment trends for Q2 2010.  For example, hiring contract workers is a trend, as employers seem to be hesitant to accelerate hiring of permanent staff, 25 percent of employers anticipate hiring contract workers or freelancers in the second ...

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candidates, career-advice, career-management, employers, employment, financial-services-industry, hiring, hr, interviewing, jobseeker, recession, recruiting, staff, survey, trends, unemployment

Q3 2009 Hiring Forecast

Q3 2009 Hiring Forecast

Posted by Darin Manis on August 17, 2009

I just received the CareerBuilder Q3 2009 Hiring Forecast. CareerBuilder and USA Today surveyed more than 2600 hiring managers and HR professionals.

They report that 68% of employers will make no change in their headcount in the third quarter. 15% of hiring managers expect to increase full time, permanent headcount ...

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career-management, careerbuilder, hr, jobseeker, survey, unemployment, usa-today

The 4 Resume "Must Haves" - Getting Beyond the 20 Second Scan

The 4 Resume "Must Haves" - Getting Beyond the 20 Second Scan

Posted by Darin Manis on October 22, 2008

In this highly competitive job market, hiring managers, recruiters and HR are overwhelmed with candidates’ resumes.  While we would like to think that each resume will be thoroughly reviewed, printed out and truly READ, the cold reality is that every resume will first  be scanned by software, with those having ...

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attitude, candidates, career-advice, employers, hiring, hr, interviewing, jobseeker, proof-reading, recruiting, resume, resumes, tips-and-tools, unemployment, website-resumes

Smoking Hot, NOT!

Smoking Hot, NOT!

Posted by Darin Manis on July 13, 2008

I smoked either multiple cigars or cigarettes for just over 7,300 consecutive days. Quitting was easily the hardest thing I have ever done. Even now, almost 1,000 days later, I can't believe I don't smoke anymore. I will let the doctors and other experts speak as ...

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