Shortage of skilled candidates poses recruitment challenges for law firms

By Marcus Dawson, Esq., WorldBridge Partners DECEMBER 2018 Inability to recruit enough qualified professionals may be the largest barrier to growth across all industries today, and the legal sector is no exception. It’s a candidate’s market right now and, although the market is buoyant, the shortage of skilled candidates is very real. That’s partly because,Read More

WorldBridge Sr. Partner, Chad McLaughlin, reaches new milestones!!!

Congratulations are in order for Sr. Partner Chad Mclaughlin:   “WorldBridge Partners would like to congratulate Senior Partner Chad McLaughlin on two significant milestones.  Last month, Chad successfully completing his 400th search assignment.  In fact, over the course of his 17-year career, Chad has helped over 150 small-to-midsize technology software and services companies across the globeRead More

U.S. Employers Expect More Hiring, Higher Recruiting Budgets and More Perks

NEW YORK, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A record number of hiring managers in the U.S. anticipate more hiring in the next six months, according to the semi-annual hiring survey from DHI Group, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading online career resource and talent acquisition platform for technology professionals and other select professional communities. The expected riseRead More

Solid Job Growth Predicted. Labor Market Tightens

ETI Shows No Sign of Slowdown The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) increased in May, following an increase in April. The index now stands at 133.70, up from 132.77 (an upward revision) in April. The change represents a 6.4 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. “While employment numbers have shownRead More

America’s small businesses haven’t had this much trouble finding workers in 17 years

View photos Hiring has become a major headache at America’s small businesses. According to the latest report on small business optimism from the National Federation of Small Business published Tuesday morning, 33% of all owners reported job openings they could not fill in April. This is the highest reading since November 2000. Ian Shepherdson, anRead More

Employment Summary for April 2017

The U.S. job market bounced back in April, adding 211,000 non-farm payroll jobs during the month, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The gains exceeded Bloomberg economists' prediction of 190,000 jobs added, and followed a weaker-than-expected March that saw 79,000 jobs added, revised down from the previously reported 98,000Read More

NABE Panel Reports Improved Profits, Moderating Sales Growth, and Rising Prices; Panelists Anticipate Steady Wage and Employment Growth

The April 2017 NABE Business Conditions Survey report presents the responses of 97 NABE members to a survey on business conditions in their firms or industries conducted between March 21, 2017, and April 6, 2017, and reflects first quarter 2017 results and the near-term outlook. COMMENTS: “The results of the most recent NABE Business ConditionsRead More

The Skills Gap is Costing Companies Nearly $1 Million Annually, According to New CareerBuilder Survey

More than two thirds of employers who said they were increasing their number of employees in Q1 currently have open positions for which they cannot find qualified candidates Apr 13, 2017 CHICAGO and ATLANTA, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- It's one of today's most vexing economic puzzles: Why can't employers find workers to fill theirRead More

Do Something!!!!

Everyone who is working could possibly open a door for you. They don’t have to be working in your profession to know someone who does! Often, your friends assume you already found a job. “Out of sight – out of mind” is not good, if you’re conducting a job search. Attend functions, networking events, jobRead More

Survey Reveals Top Reasons Jobs Go Unfilled

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (PRWEB) MARCH 22, 2017 Express Employment Professionals released new survey results today revealing the primary reasons jobs are left unfilled. In a survey of 1,951 businesses, respondents were asked, “What is the primary reason that your open jobs are not filled?” “Lack of experience” topped the list as the choice of 33Read More