Today’s Labor Market Considered Nearly Full Employment

Today’s Labor Market Considered Nearly Full Employment

The Labor Market is now considered to be close to or at “Full Employment”: The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 222,000 for the week ended June 2, the
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Recruitment Advertising Lesson From A Barbie Doll

What can the frustrations attached to helping a child dress up a Barbie doll teach you about effective recruitment advertising? It’s all about “Comfort Zones.” Thanks to the children in our family, there are a lot of naked Barbie dolls lying around the house. Upstairs, downstairs, bedrooms, and playroom. Most, if not all, of the
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Massive Truck Driver Shortage Explained by Drivers

Massive Truck Driver Shortage Explained by Drivers

The worst kept secret in America is that there is a massive truck driver shortage. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), 51,000 more drivers are needed today to meet the demands caused by shipping more goods across the country. The current truck driver shortage is causing all kinds of headaches, including delayed deliveries and
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Cure The Hidden Hiccups of Your Hiring Process

Cure The Hidden Hiccups of Your Hiring Process

Every hiring process has its “Hidden Hiccups.” One of the hidden hiccups in an employer’s hiring process is when Hiring Managers make the majority of their offers to candidates whose skill-sets remind them of themselves. Using personal filters is okay, to a point, but this limited horizon also causes additional key skill-set groups to go missing from
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The Top 40 Phrases to Stop Using

The Top 40 Phrases to Stop Using

What are the Top 40 phrases to stop using in today’s workplace? A recent study conducted by OnePoll, in conjunction with others, looked at the communication behaviors of 2,000 American workers. The results of that study: The Top 40 Most Cringeworthy Used Phrases at the Office: Give 110 percent Think outside the box Hammer it out
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Fifty Ways to Work Wiser

Fifty Ways to Work Wiser is a must-read for anyone that cares about designing a path that leads to a more fulfilling career. Questions: Are you a young professional trapped in a job and feeling like a wage-slave with no path to bigger things? Are you a many-seasoned professional who has finally achieved leadership positions
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Is Yours A Hostile or Threatening Workplace?

Is Yours A Hostile or Threatening Workplace?

Recent study reports 20% of Americans say their workplace is hostile or threatening. AP reports that recent in-depth study of 3,066 U.S. workers by Rand Corp., Harvard Medical School and UCLA concludes the American workplace is grueling, stressful, and surprisingly hostile. Among the findings: Nearly one in five workers — a share the study calls
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Traditional AM/FM Radio

Traditional AM/FM Radio or Spotify and Pandora for Today’s Radio Listeners?

Traditional AM/FM Radio or Spotify and Pandora? Introduction: A service Mitton Media provides to our clients is keeping them aware of the latest advertising trends in the marketplace. Even more importantly, to help them separate “fact” from “fiction.” One such trend is “radio listening preferences.” Listening to Traditional AM/FM radio versus listening to Spotify, Pandora,
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How Mitton Media Helps You Compete for Top Talent in Today’s Multi-Generational Workplace

How Mitton Media Helps You Compete for Top Talent in Today’s Multi-Generational Workplace

How does Mitton Media help employers compete for Top Talent in today’s multi-generational workplace? A boutique recruitment advertising firm, Mitton Media has a proven history, with employers across a wide variety of industries, for shortening hiring cycles and lowering overall recruitment-related costs by: Generating immediate AWARENESS,  Creating EMOTIONAL-CONNECTION, Providing COMPETITIVE SEPARATION, Delivering a significantly higher level of QUALIFIED RESPONSE. Our
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Tight Job Market Because Job Growth in U.S. Matches 16-Year Low Unemployment Rate

Tight Job Market Because Job Growth in U.S. Matches 16-Year Low Unemployment Rate

Our unemployment rate in the U.S. is now matching a 16-year low. We thought you might be interested in reading the latest job market report generated by the BLS, as reported by Roy Maurer in SHRM Magazine: U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 16-Year Low By Roy Maurer Aug 4, 2017 The unemployment rate dipped down
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