Recent News & Insights


  • Job Openings Advertised In February Up 7.7% From January To 4.2 Million Jobs Per U.S. Labor Department

    Apr 9th, 2014

    From the newly -released “Job Openings and Turnover Report” from the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of job openings advertised by employers was up to the highest number of postings since January, 2008, at 4.2 million jobs for the month of February, 2014. That’s a 7.7% increase from January.

  • 26% of Employers Plan To Hire Full-Time, Permanent Staff In 2Q/14 Per New Survey

    Apr 3rd, 2014

    Information Technology, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Professional and Business Services and Health Care are the top industries projected to lead in creating new jobs in 2Q/2014 according to a national survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder.

  • Nationwide Job Openings Up 5.1% M-0-M And 27.5% Y-O-Y In March

    Apr 1st, 2014

    The newly-released U.S. Employment Outlook complied by SimplyHired.com reports nationwide job openings increased by 5.1% in March; year-over-year job openings increased 27.5%.  The follows a 4.6% increase in the February 2014 M-O-M report and indicates steady growth nationwide.

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    Listen: Streaming Radio Is Where It’s At …

    Mar 31st, 2014

    At Shaker we’re particularly excited about the potential of radio streaming, which opens up a variety of practical—and fun!—recruiting options.