This report from ADP and MSNBC shows that hiring is increasing. A little noticed item is the upward revision for October. These changes are rarely reported by the mainstream media. The more complete Department of Labor report is due on Friday.
MSNBC Story 

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Resume Advice

On July 28th, 2011, posted in: IT Careers for Central Ohio, Job Search Tips by Mike

The advice I give all technical people on their resume is to think like a CFO or CIO. What will make them slow down, during their very busy day, and say I want to talk to this guy? I believe their attention is caught by business related accomplishments.

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Job Seekers ARE in Control

On July 7th, 2011, posted in: Job Search Tips by Mike

In some portions of the job market, job seekers are controling their own destiny. Recruiters define this as a candidate driven market. During the Great Recession the opposite had occurred. Fortunately, during 2011 job seekers who are college educated and are fill mid to senior levels ov companies, they are seeing increasing job options. Read the full report.

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In 2011 companies are struggling to find talented professionals to meet critical requirements. The news media are missing a huge story. Even though the national unemployment rate has been in the 9%-10% range over the last six months, the professional rate is 4%. So, college educated professionals are essentially FULLY EMPLOYED.

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Job seekers need to follow up with employers.
Hey job seekers, don’t forget that thank-you note.

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Unemployment is FALLING

On January 17th, 2011, posted in: Job Search Tips by Mike

Unemployment numbers from December show sizable drop: analysis

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Interview Your Interviewer

On October 12th, 2010, posted in: Job Search Tips by Jacci

They interview you, you interview them.

New jobs are always risky. Even if you hated your last job, there’s always a chance that this one could be even worse. And there’s nothing you can do about it.

Except there is. It’s called the job interview.

While we spend most of our interview energy worrying about how to be the candidate of choice, we forget that we have a choice of our own to make: our next boss.

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