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Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?

Employers are keeping a close eye on the economy and the markets in the next two months as a wild presidential race engulfs the country. They are asking: Should they increase hiring, freeze it or cut back? Many experts say the economy is relatively stable and they expect slow but steady growth in the months […] Read Article “Employers Are Asking: How Will the Election Impact the Economy?”

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Hire fast, or hire best?

Image source: NPR Politics 2016 Election: Should we consider the wild card? This year’s presidential election illustrates the common frustration of employers having a candidate pool that doesn’t excite anyone (nevermind the fact that the presidential race is the most important job interview – played out on the world’s stage). Anyone who has hired for […] Read Article “Hire fast, or hire best?”

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DNC/RNC Recap: The Most Important Job Interview of All Time

We are collectively in the midst of the most important (and most drawn-out) job interview of all time. The President of the United States will soon retire from office, and it’s up to the American people to hire his replacement. Last week, the Democratic National Convention wrapped up in Philadelphia, and the Republican National Convention […] Read Article “DNC/RNC Recap: The Most Important Job Interview of All Time”

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2016 Presidential Election: Start Your Career on the Campaign Trail

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re well aware that the U.S. is in the midst of a heated election. But that’s not the only political contest happening at the moment. “This year in politics is the World Series, the Super Bowl and the Stanley Cup rolled into one,” said Matt Keelen, a former […] Read Article “2016 Presidential Election: Start Your Career on the Campaign Trail”

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Employment Policies 101: Can a President fix Employment?

Welcome to the “Employment Policies 101” series! Every couple of weeks we will explore the relationship between politics and employment. This is crucial as we move toward selecting a new leader of the free world. Each forerunner is setting forth economic policies and it has us wondering, what will happen to jobs? Our Top Candidates Have Big […] Read Article “Employment Policies 101: Can a President fix Employment?”