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Hire Dynamics’ Executive Vice President Talks Employer Tactics Following Metro Atlanta’s September Jobless Rate

Metro Atlanta’s September jobless rate was an unexpected and welcome contradiction to Georgia’s overall unemployment rate. With the lowest jobless rate since 2000 at 2.9%, metro Atlanta also added 1,500 jobs, marking the second September expansion in more than a decade. Given the low unemployment rate, Atlanta-area workers now have increased leverage with employers.

In a conversation with the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Michael Kanell, Hire Dynamics’ Executive Vice President Kim Wallace described the tactics companies are using to attract and retain top talent.

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