10 Questions to Ask Job References

As a legal recruiter, I am often asked, “Why check references when interviewees only give you those that will say nice things about them?” Well, for several reasons. One, you may gain insight into the candidate’s career style, personality and work ethic that you can use once they are hired. Second, listen carefully for any…

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Professional and Business Services Adds 72,000 Jobs

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JUNE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE:  5.9% The U.S. economy added 850,000 nonfarm jobs in June, as unemployment rose slightly from 5.8% in May to 5.9% in June 2021. The leisure and hospitality industry had the largest increase in employment in the private sector adding 343,000 positions, while government jobs increased by 188,000. The largest job gains occurred…

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