Jobless claims decreased to a new low in the United States last week. This means that the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has fallen to the lowest level we have seen in almost fifty years.
Unemployment rates are at an all-time low. This is good for the United States, but many organizations, not just retail companies, are finding it difficult to obtain extra staffing during the fourth quarter of the year.
Although Wilmington, Delaware is not the first city that comes to mind when you think of a booming tech scene, a group of entrepreneurs is bringing in big business. Many of these high-tech professionals left their jobs in banking to enter a new market—financial technology, commonly referred to as fintech.
There is no denying that millennials have a very different work-style than that of their senior generations. Some chalk it up to laziness or a sense of entitlement. A common perception is that millennials refuse to work as hard as their parents had to in order to build a career.
The Republican and Democratic parties, business, and tech lobbyists say the latest Congressional session has the best opportunity that's come along in years to enact data privacy legislation with teeth. However, that still may not give it the best odds.
The days of plowing through dozens, hundreds, or thousands of resumes to find the perfect match for your open requisition are over. If not, you may be doing it wrong. Instead of looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack, learn how to shortlist the few best candidates quickly.