Employment Summary for June 2020 Following strong May results, the hiring recovery continued to gain momentum with much better than expected job gains in June. The U.S. jobless rate fell 2.2 percentage points to 11.1 percent and payrolls rose by 4.9 million as businesses continued to look to a future free of pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions… Read more »
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News, advice and insights from the minds of Morisey-Dart Group executive recruiters.
The pandemic has had an enormous impact on the global economy. Nearly every industry is coping with decimated workforces, decreased sales, and projects on hold, but now things are beginning to look up and companies are looking to develop strategies for rebooting their businesses. But when and how should you do it? According to a… Read more »
If you are among the millions of people who have lost their jobs during the pandemic, you may also be in doubt about whether your company – or even your industry – will rebound. It may be time for you to consider whether you should switch your job search to a new, more promising sector.… Read more »
How will remote work affect the employee experience long term? Even as restrictions ease and businesses reopen, it seems almost certain that the workplace has been permanently altered. Although many people will physically return to their places of work, many may not do so or at least not every day. The work week for information-based… Read more »
Is a “new normal” emerging that will permanently alter the way the world’s leading businesses and industry groups plan and execute conferences, conventions, and face-to-face regional, national, and international gatherings? Will the army of corporate and lodging industry meeting planners soon be flooding LinkedIn and executive recruiters with their resumes as their jobs and their… Read more »
Employment Summary for May 2020 The financial market rally in recent weeks proved to be prescient as the U.S. jobless rate fell to 13.3%, and payrolls rose by 2.5 million, suggesting jobs are rapidly returning the coronavirus-hobbled economy. “Our Network managers, in almost 400 executive recruitment offices, anticipate upticks in sequential professional, technical, executive and managerial… Read more »
When it comes to interviewing, there is often the assumption that hiring managers know how to interview candidates in a meaningful way that provides clarity around applicants’ experience and overall fit with open roles. However, depending on their experience interviewing, managers can be just as nervous as candidates. After all, hiring managers are human too.… Read more »
Using inbound marketing to boost recruiting efforts post-pandemic Although we’re still in the midst of coping with the pandemic, we’re beginning to see glimmers of hope for recovery. It may not be business as usual, but for many companies, it will mean ramping up their workforce again. Unemployment rates have soared to new highs after… Read more »
Employment Summary for April 2020 As expected, the decision to mandate the shutdown of a large segment of the U.S. economy in efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus delivered record acceleration in the rate of unemployment. Just two months ago, payrolls increased by 230,000 jobs and unemployment fell back to a half century low… Read more »
Here is some advice to help with your job search even in challenging times such as the current pandemic situation. 1) Understand the conditions under which you’re likely to be interviewing. Expect to participate in numerous phone and video interviews. According to Forbes, go into it like a regular face-to-face interview. “Wear exactly what you… Read more »