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Webinar-Using Social Media for Recruiting and Hiring

Join King & Bishop's Brendan King and Amy Crocker along with SBANE for this informative webinar. While the cornerstones of the recruiting process remain the same (identify, source, evaluate, present), it is the sourcing that has been revolutionized through social media. The accelerated growth of social media sites is now providing unprecedented access to the largest number of individuals who ...
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You Made a Great Hire…Now What?

Any hire you make is an investment in the future growth of your organization. Make the right hire and get them up to speed and you’ll hopefully see great things from that new addition. Bringing them on board and not having a clear plan to make them part of the team quickly can result in a great hire gone bad. And that only costs your company time, money and other valuable resources. In the v...
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Using Social Media to Recruit Talent-SBANE Workshop

We are constantly hearing about social media and all its uses (and misuses…). Whether we like it or not, social media right now, is here to stay. There are plenty of ways to use social media to your advantage as a business and one way is to use it to help build your team. How do we as employers use social media to find the best talent? That’s the topic of our next presentation with SBANE, and the...
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Video-The Latest Jobs Report-Fox News Boston Analysis

On Friday, the October 2014 Jobs Report came out. Brendan King once again sat down with Mark Ockerbloom of Fox 25 News in Boston to go over the details of the latest numbers. In short, on the national level, the economy added 214,000 jobs in October 2014 according to the BLS report. When you look at the ADP Report issued on the prior Wednesday, small business once again had a leading role in new ...
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Video-September Employment Situation

The September jobs data released last Friday by the BLS showed an increase of 248k new jobs created in the US economy. That is the sixth month this year where the new jobs have been created, in excess of 200k. The ADP employment report released two days prior showed an increase of 88k jobs in small business. Of that 88k, 55% was reported in very small businesses, those with 1-19 employees. In our...
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Breaking Down the Latest Jobs Numbers-Video

First things first…This is not a time to panic and we do not feel it changes the direction of this recovery. We have had some strong months for employment numbers this year. Six straight months over 200k and that is even with revisions. However the Jobs Report for August showed 142,000 jobs created. Sometime ago this would have been welcome news when we were trending below 100k per month. The gr...
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April Jobs Numbers & Brendan King on Fox 25

Last Friday’s Jobs news is a big win with 288,000 new jobs added. This is far ahead of projections by analysts. Also it is key to see how the February and March numbers were revised up. The average number through the first four months of 2014 is 210.500.. Anything above 200k per month supports a sustainable economic recovery. For 2013 the average was around 195,000 job so it is a nice steady tre...
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Jobs Report for February

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell and hit a fresh three-month low last week, suggesting a strengthening in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 315,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. That was the lowest reading since late November. Claims for the week ended March...
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Where are the jobs? Fox 25 interview with Brendan King

January is another big job hunting season as many try to get back to work. For a whole host of reasons, we are seeing job growth for 2014. Depending on the industry, our clients are telling us that they are looking to do more hiring in the coming year which is great news for job-seekers. As a contract recruiter near Boston, we are seeing many trends that bode well for hiring in 2014. Our own Bren...
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