Category Archives: Recruitment Industry

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June Jobs Report: June Brings in 222,000 New Jobs; Unemployment Increases

The month of June has been interesting when it comes to employment. Job creation has increased 222,000 new jobs. The unemployment rate was little changed at 4.4 percent from the previous 4.3% in May. Unemployment has increased since there are more people entered the labor force. Employment has increased in fields of health care, social assistance, financial activities, and mining.  Here are some of the highlights for Read More →

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May Jobs Report: Unemployment is at a 16-Year Low; but There are Still Some Weak Spots

The month of May has been interesting when it comes to employment. Job creation has decreased to 138,000 positions from the expected 185,000. But the good news is unemployment has fallen to 4.3%, the lowest it has been in 16 years!  Here are some of the highlights for the month of May. BROAD OVERVIEW Unemployment decreased from 4.4% to 4.3% Wages stayed the same at Read More →

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April Jobs Report: Unemployment Falls to 4.4%, Lowest in Decade

The month of April brings us great news! Hiring has picked up and unemployment has fallen to 4.4%, it’s lowest point in over a decade.  Overall, the unemployment rate is near what economists consider full employment. Here are some of the highlights. Broad Overview Unemployment decreased from 4.5% to 4.4% Wages grew 2.5% The economy created a total of 211,000 jobs Demographics Unemployment for adult Read More →

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March Jobs Report: Unemployment Declines to 4.5%

The March Jobs Report shows some interesting results. The month of March saw a decrease in unemployment to 4.5%. This is the lowest unemployment rate since May 2007, which is great news. That being said, there are pros and cons to this last month’s results. Let’s take a look at some of most important takeaways from March. Broad Overview Unemployment decreased by 0.2% in March Total Read More →

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RealMatch Saves Media Group Recruiting Time and Resources

What if job postings could return high-quality candidate results while eliminating an entire, challenging step of the hiring process? And what if it cost less and worked better than the process that you use now? Matomy Media Group found out that RealMatch / AppMatch does exactly that. It’s an efficient, affordable talent acquisition solution that’s fast, concise and automated. That’s a lot of adjectives. But Read More →

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RealMatch Ranks High in Recruitment Solutions

Back in the day, RealMatch recruitment solutions looked like a bit of an upstart, a new kid with a lot of new ideas. Some of the former major players in the job board game have come and gone since then. You can probably think of a couple of big names that have either vanished or become shadows of their former selves. But we’re doing something Read More →

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Millennials on Benefits: Forget Bagel Fridays, Just Pay My Student Loans

A tuition repayment perk could make hiring a lot easier and job offers a lot sweeter. And the strategy isn’t just for Millennials; workers of any age might have hefty student loan debt. Many older workers went back to school during the recession, and repayment assistance could make the decision to work for your company simpler than a coin toss. According to a recent Iontuition Read More →

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Traditional Talent Acquisition in the Gig Economy

More than 40 percent of American workers will likely be independent contractors by the year 2020, according to Intuit and Emergent Research. Welcome to the gig economy. But well over half of Americans say they still prefer traditional employment. And that creates a conundrum. It appears that workers would prefer a little of both. They like the independence of freelancing. But they also like some Read More →

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What Just Happened: Recapping Summer 2016 (Monster, SimplyHired, Yahoo, & Programmatic Impact)

What a summer! As Summer 2016 winds down, let’s revisit some of what happened these last few months that has shaken and will continue to shake both the recruitment advertising world and the HR space, or more specifically programmatic HR tech. If in May you told me that by Summer’s end Simply Hired, Monster, and Career Builder would all look radically different, I am not Read More →

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3 Reasons Why tronc’s Move to RealMatch is a Game Changer in Online Recruitment

Earlier this week, tronc announced its decision to move its online recruitment business from CareerBuilder to RealMatch’s white-label recruitment advertising platform in an effort to grow its recruitment business. All tronc-owned local properties were converted from CareerBuilder co-branded sites to RealMatch’s programmatic recruitment advertising platform and the new sites were launched under tronc’s local media brands on September 1st. The switch to RealMatch comes on Read More →

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