Marathon Staffing

November 16, 2019

Unemployment Hits 50-year Low

Looking for talent?  You’re far from alone!  According to the Board of Labor and Statistics, 1969 was the last time the unemployment rate has been this low.  How low, exactly? Just 3.5% in September. 136,000 new positions were added in September, despite significant signs of an impending economic slowdown. Reports reveal that low unemployment and […]

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Soft Skills

Today’s job interviews no longer consist of meeting with company management, reviewing your resume, and sitting through a series of questions. These days, smart companies are getting  creative. Although hard skills are still evaluated during the hiring process, soft skills are keenly evaluated, too. NEWS FLASH: Companies have figured out that traditional resumes and interviews

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