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Depression to Recession: How Companies Are Getting By

    Today, in the 21st century, the Great Depression is generally used to illustrate how far the world’s economy can decline.  It was not only the United States that suffered.  All countries in Asia, Europe, Africa, India, North and South … Continue reading

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What is the hiring manager thinking, anyway?

  We have all been in the interviewee’s seat before.  It can be nerve-wracking, especially when you do not really know what the hiring manager’s thinking as they speak with you.  Do they like you?  Are they just going through … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2012!

Prospects for the New Year seem rather dim according to polls – merely 43% of Americans saw a successful 2012 for the country and less than that for the world as a whole.  The economy seems shot, unemployment appears to … Continue reading

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Sooooo…. where exactly are the jobs…?

     While the above comic strip is certainly silly and poorly drawn it also brings to light a valid concern: Where are the jobs?  Young people are emerging from college to find a job market struggling and completely inundated … Continue reading

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Working From Home – Growing Business Trend

Dan Schrotter – Staff IT, Inc. (dschrotter@staffitinfo.com)  Regina Lewis, AOL’s consumer advisor, said this morning on CBS’s The Early Show that “working from home is more prolific in America than ever but to be alert for scams, more so than ever … Continue reading

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The Internet and the Job Seeker – Yesterday and Today

by Dan Schrotter, Staff I.T. I think we all can remember scouring the want ads in our local newspaper to find interesting job advertisements, then calling the number provided and arranging to either fax a resume or come in for … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Holiday Hiring Slump – What Is Really Going On

by Dan Schrotter, Staff I.T., Inc. According to Phil Rosenberg of reCareered.com, the holiday hiring slump is by no means a regular occurrence. Quite the opposite. There are some years, yes, when companies simply are not hiring anyone during the … Continue reading

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