Private-sector employers hired nearly 100,000 more workers this month than in October, adding 216,000 more workers, almost all of them in the services … Read more
John Zappe is the editor of TLNT.com and a contributing editor of ERE.net. John was a newspaper reporter and editor until his geek gene lead him to launch his first website in 1994. He developed and managed online newspaper employment sites and sold advertising services to recruiters and employers. Before joining ERE Media in 2006, John was a senior consultant and analyst with Advanced Interactive Media and previously was Vice President of Digital Media for the Los Angeles Newspaper Group.
Besides writing for ERE, John consults with staffing firms and employment agencies, providing content and managing their social media programs. He also works with organizations and businesses to assist with audience development and marketing. In his spare time he can be found hiking in the California mountains or competing in canine agility and obedience competitions.
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Wages were the October economic surprise as a government report this morning said average annual hourly pay increased to 2.8 percent during the month, … Read more
ADP said private employers added 147,000 new workers to the payrolls last month, the smallest private sector jobs increase reported by the payroll … Read more
No sooner does the sale of Monster to Randstad close than another publicly held careers publisher announces it is up for sale. DHI Group, owner of the tech … Read more
Despite intense opposition to the sale, Monster’s shareholders turned over more than 52 percent of the company’s stock by the Friday deadline, … Read more
When I was a teenager and applying for a job the manager who interviewed me asked what even then I thought was about the dumbest question: “Where do … Read more
Jobs grew at a steady, if modest rate in September, with employers adding a net of 156,000 non-farm jobs during the month. This morning’s monthly … Read more
Two shareholder lawsuits have been filed against Monster, charging the deal to sell the company to the Dutch staffing giant Randstad “is the result … Read more
Monster’s largest shareholder has called on other stockholders not to support the company’s sale to Randstad and said it is seeking to replace … Read more
When Monster announced a few weeks ago that it was being bought by Randstad, the only surprises were the buyer and the price, $429 million. But this … Read more
The dog days of August were upon employers last month, slowing their new non-farm hiring to a modest 151,000. At 4.9 percent, unemployment was unchanged … Read more
When Monster’s largest shareholder last week tore into the planned sale of the company calling the price “selling at the bottom,” the … Read more
One of the nation’s largest newspaper companies and reportedly Monster’s largest shareholder said it is opposed to the $429 million sale of … Read more
Whatever caused May’s payrolls to grow hardly at all now looks like a bad blip after the U.S. Labor Department’s report this morning showing … Read more
Job growth held steady in July as private employers hired an additional 179,000 workers during the month, just slightly more than what economists were … Read more
Non-farm jobs jumped by a surprisingly robust 287,000 in June, exceeding all but the most optimistic expectations. It was the second-largest jobs increase … Read more
Across all industries and all jobs, it took employers an average of 29.3 working days to fill a vacancy in April. That trumps by almost a full day the … Read more
Microsoft’s deal to buy LinkedIn has major implications not only for both companies, but for how workers in all sorts of occupations and industries … Read more
Employment numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor this morning are a shocker. Far from the 155,000 new jobs economists expected were created in May, the … Read more
Hiring improved slightly in May, with private sector employers adding 173,000 new jobs, a gain of 7,000 jobs over April’s revised numbers. … Read more