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Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Tide is turning for Job seekers

Employers are starting to cozy up to job seekers. According to this article from the NY Times...

"In 2007, for every worker entering the work force, there will be three leaving. The number of people with the necessary math and reading skills is also declining."

What this means for job hunters is this...

If there are fewer suitable candidates for employment, companies will be forced to try much harder to get appropriate job seekers to sign on. "Before the dot-com era, the sense was, ‘I'm the employer, queue up in line, maybe I'll hire you and maybe I won't,' " Mr. Hornung said. "The power is now increasingly in the hands of the worker."

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