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quitting job

With record low unemployment, a strong economy and a little millennial angst thrown in,  quitting your job right now might be a smart move for better opportunities, better pay, or just interesting travel. Quitting Your Job on Purpose Every 1 in 6 unemployed workers has become unemployed intentionally. This is the highest rate of voluntary… Read more »

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H1B Visa opinions

“Trump is the first of any modern president to advocate for reducing legal immigration,” says Sarah Pierce of the Migration Policy Institute. Some experts predict that fiscal year 2018 which ends September 30 will show a rare decline in the number of immigrants granted permanent legal residency partly due to changes in the H1B Visa… Read more »

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Millennials and Boomers Working Together

As the unemployment rate continues to decline and along with it available candidates, hiring managers need to broaden their definition of their ideal hire. As a recruiter, I often hear that a seasoned candidate, aka older, “won’t understand technology” or “aren’t creative enough.” While with more junior candidates, I hear “they just don’t have enough… Read more »

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Healthcare investments

Healthcare investments soared in 2017, and biotechnology was by far the most invested-in group at $13.8 billion as reported by AngelMD. 2018 is on track to exceed 2017. The MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights said $10.6 billion was invested in health-care deals in the first half of 2018. Health insurers have been starting… Read more »

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AI

Conversations about AI are everywhere, but what are the industries that are embracing these advances now that should lead to more data science jobs in the future? Cybersecurity Surprisingly this doesn’t lead the list because of the successful efforts to use bots to find holes in security within organizations. It leads the list because the… Read more »

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Job Boards Target

The number of job boards seem to keep growing. Monster and Careerbuilder were the first to impact the job search market and now aggregators like Indeed, Glassdoor and Google Jobs have an immense number of listings. Then there are the more targeted sites for your particular career niche. Yet, Job Boards have a 2-4% effectiveness… Read more »