With the BLS report that unemployment is dropping, some are seeing agressive hiring. Check out this Dispatch Article.

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While the economy may not be entirely back up to speed, hiring appears to be picking up, according to CNN.
The news source reports that about 500,000 jobs have been added so far this year and that this is a result of many businesses maximizing the productivity of their current workers. Due to this, they now must bring in new employees to continue to grow.

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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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 A statwart company in central Ohio continues to show positive results AND they’re a good company. Dispatch article

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Good News for Central Ohio Jobs

On September 13th, 2011, posted in: IT Careers for Central Ohio by Mike

Companies are hiring in central Ohio. Dispatch article

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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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The REAL news for technical professionals is that jobs are available and plentiful for people with the right skills. Read more in the Dispatch.

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Despite much of what we hear, there is good news concerning jobs and hiring. This is an encouraging look at ratios of hiring vs. firing. I had not looked at the two in this way. I think the quarterly trends are most interesting.  Dispatch article 

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Even though surprising, here’s an encouraging report about manufacturing jobs returning to central Ohio. Columbus Dispatch article I like to look for positives about Ohio and the Columbus area. This is a good article.

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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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