Monster Thinking

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

16
Oct 2014
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The gender wage gap persists, but why?

I’ve discussed recently how the U.S. economy is returning to form. Jobs are returning in professional and business services, healthcare and education and retail though some sectors still lag behind.

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3
Oct 2014
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Why technology matters more than ever in HR

As the global economy continues its slow climb from the Great Recession, we hear less discussion about the war for talent. But the companies that are able to recruit, hire and retain the best talent are the companies that are winning in today’s economy. In companies large and small, business leaders are always looking for top talent or the almighty “purple squirrel.”

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2
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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3
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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30
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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