Honoring Our Veterans

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Veterans Day will be celebrated this year on Monday, November 11. As we do each year, we’ll show our appreciation for the sacrifices courageous Americans have made over the decades. We’ll join our neighbors to attend colorful parades of American military personnel, past and present, who committed years of their lives to defend and protect […]

It’s a Candidate’s World

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We read with interest the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey Highlights July 2019 published last quarter. Of course, we were well aware of historically-low unemployment in the U.S.; the number of unemployed persons per job opening (seasonally adjusted) has been steadily declining since mid-2007. According to the BLS, when the […]

Handling Gaps on Your Resume

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A frequently-asked question by job candidates is how to handle periods of unemployment that show as gaps on their resumes. While a few months may not be a cause for concern for some employers, gaps of six months or more may disqualify the job seeker from being considered. Not necessarily. Hiring professionals are human beings, […]