Monster Thinking

Insights, news, tips and tricks from the experts at Monster and beyond.

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Oct 2014
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Hiring is up for the year, but where are wages?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly employment outlook is a terrific snapshot on where the economy stands at a moment in time. That said, August’s paltry report of 142,000 new jobs during the month was decidedly down when set against the context of a banner year in the world’s economic recovery. And as it stands today, Automatic Data Possessing (ADP), a company that provides a monthly jobs creation snapshot of the private sector, reported 213,000 jobs were added in September, indicating the economy picked up where it left off pre-August.

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Sept 2014
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Economy lower on people’s lists of concerns, for good reason

Typically in this blog, I take the opportunity to address whether the upcoming U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report (this Friday, for August) will be positive, negative or neutral. When looking at the pure job numbers, the trend throughout all of 2014 has been positive, to a dramatic degree at times as compared to previous years.

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June 2014
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Meet the new Monster

As we embark on a new chapter in Monster's history, it is only appropriate that we mark the occasion by refreshing the way we present ourselves to the world.

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21
May 2014
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New SHRM certification raises questions

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) held a media webcast on its new certification program May 20 to field questions and provide more information about the May 12 announcement that it’s launching a new competency-based certification for human resource professionals.

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