Recruiter and PEO boss talks about how technology and recession are changing the hiring process [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Aug 23, 2009 10:50 PM
But the 'improvement' isn't for the right reasons
Aug 20, 2009 2:30 PM
Department of Labor reports numbers have broken double digits
Jul 30, 2009 3:02 PM
The Nashville-area manufacturing sector is now downright hemmorhaging jobs. Year-over-year declines have increased from about 5 percent last summer to more than 13 percent. For the full set of numbers from MTSU's Business & Economic Research Center, click here.
Jul 28, 2009 7:07 AM
According to rivised figures recently released, the amount of claims for unemployment has dropped even though the unemployment figure is on the rise, up to 9.5.
New claims for unemployment insurance plummeted by 52,000 to a seasonally-adjusted 565,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's significantly below analysts' expectations of 605,000 for the week ending July 4, according to Thomson Reuters. The last time new claims were below 600,000 was week of Jan. 24. "This is not as positive as it looks," Jennifer Lee, an economist at BMO Capital Markets, wrote in a note to clients. "There are a number of special factors at play here, including the fact that the holiday-shortened week skewed the data."
Jul 9, 2009 9:20 AM
Also: Murfreesboro is still growing quickly, Memphis' mayor steps down, a $200M Oak Ridge uranium contract, and more...
Jul 2, 2009 3:10 AM
Latest round of cuts at Gibson Guitar accompanied by layoffs at auto parts firms, distributor and imaging venture
Jun 29, 2009 12:12 PM
The Antipimp blog maintained by IT recruiter Scott Gordon at Vaco Technology has been named one of the top career-focused blogs by Alltop.com, a news aggregator founded by noted venture capitalist Guy Kawasaki.
I'd heard all of the horror stories in dealing with recruiters or "pimps" and started writing TheAntiPimp.com. I researched other recruiters that blogged and found most were writing to other recruiters. No one wrote to the job seeker ... the most important person to me, as a recruiter.
Jun 25, 2009 2:32 PM
It's all relative, but state's number rising faster than Nashville area counties'
Jun 25, 2009 2:30 PM