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Recruiting advisors: The advisor talent shortage

Recruiting advisors: The advisor talent shortage

Posted by RJ & Makay on May 3, 2013

Charles Paikert with Financial Planning writes an article revealing how the advisor talent shortage is changing recruiting strategies and affecting recruiting lifecycle timelines. Read More »

advisors, hiring, recruiting, vacancies

December jobs report shows stability

December jobs report shows stability

Posted by RJ & Makay on January 11, 2013

The fiscal cliff drama from December did not seem to affect employers and hiring. Hiring for the year was not very strong, December could be seen as a summary for the years labor market. 155,000 jobs were added in December. In 2012, 1.84 million jobs were added. The ...

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Decemeber, hiring, jobs report, unemployment

Europe crisis slows U.S. company hiring goals

Europe crisis slows U.S. company hiring goals

Posted by RJ & Makay on July 23, 2012

The National Association for Business Economics polled its members in June. The report shows that only 23 percent plan on adding staff by the end of the year. The same survey done at the end of March showed 39 percent of the firms planned on adding staff. Employers say that ...

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employment, europe-crisis, hiring, reuters

Financial sector job offers spiked in March

Financial sector job offers spiked in March

Posted by RJ & Makay on April 14, 2011

Confirmed job offers in the financial services sector were up double digits last month — 16% to be exact, shows new research from pre‐employment firm Powerchex. There were 82% more job offers in investment banking last month than in February, Powerchex also reports.

Stockbroker firms and investment management firms saw ...

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Job openings hit two-year peak: DOL

Job openings hit two-year peak: DOL

Posted by RJ & Makay on April 14, 2011

Good news from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL): In February, businesses posted the largest number of job openings in more than two years, suggesting hiring is on the rise.

According to the DOL, employers advertised 3.1 million jobs in February, the most since September 2008 (the height ...

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CEO confidence continues to rise

CEO confidence continues to rise

Posted by RJ & Makay on April 13, 2011

Chief executives' confidence in the economy is up again, shows the latest reading on the Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence. The measure rose to 67 in the first quarter, up from 62 in the fourth quarter of 2010. A reading above 50 indicates a positive outlook, the Conference Board ...

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Company sites, not job boards, work best for jobseekers

Company sites, not job boards, work best for jobseekers

Posted by RJ & Makay on April 4, 2011

To maximize your chances of getting a job, it's more effective to apply directly through company websites than social media or job boards. That's what job candidate tracker Jobs2web found when it analyzed 1.3 million applications and 26,000 hires in 2010.

According to the analysis, companies ...

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Financial sector adds 6,000 jobs but unemployment increases to 7.1%

Financial sector adds 6,000 jobs but unemployment increases to 7.1%

Posted by RJ & Makay on April 1, 2011

While overall unemployment fell to 8.8% in March, the job situation in the financial sector had mixed results. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data for the "financial activities supersector," which consists of the Finance and Insurance sector and the Real Estate, Rental, and Leasing sector, show that unemployment in ...

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Private sector added jobs in March

Private sector added jobs in March

Posted by RJ & Makay on March 30, 2011

March was a solid month for the jobs market, with private U.S. employers adding 201,000 jobs, reports ADP Employer Services. The ADP report, created jointly with Macroeconomic Advisers LLC, is in line with what economists expect to hear Friday from the government in its more comprehensive public and ...

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Employers ramping up perks, but not pay

Employers ramping up perks, but not pay

Posted by RJ & Makay on March 23, 2011

Although the economy hasn't improved enough yet for employers to hike pay, they are at least offering employees more perks, suggests a new survey by Robert Half International subsidiary Accountemps.

Upon querying 1,400 chief financial officers (CFOs) from a random sample of U.S. companies with 20 or ...

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