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Posts Tagged ‘peak preparedness planning’

Despite mid-summer lull, metro Atlanta unemployment dips

By Michael Kanell With schools closed and many residents on vacation, the metro Atlanta economy typically taps the brakes in mid-summer, but the overall pace of hiring has been steady and the signals seem to be green going into the fall. The jobless rate dipped to 3.8 percent, the lowest in Atlanta since the summer […]

How prepared are Columbia businesses for peak hiring season?

Here are a few questions from MidlandsBiz for April Diehl, Regional Manager for Hire Dynamics. MidlandsBiz: What’s the outlook for most Columbia based businesses going into peak season? Are most well positioned to handle the demand? April Diehl: The outlook for Columbia appears to be good going into peak season. While unemployment is relatively low […]

Prepare for Peak: Streamline the Hiring Process

By Andi Haynes, Senior Director of On-Sites Take a drive through your town and count the ‘Help Wanted’ notices you see on signs and storefronts in just two miles – 10? 20? More? I bet you will be amazed at how many you spot, as businesses everywhere are looking for people to fill their open […]

Prepare for Peak: Are You Paying Competitively?

By Stephen Koch, Director of Field Recruiting The third quarter peak hiring season is just around the corner. Planning for peak is especially important in today’s tight labor market as talent can easily move to another job or company. There are more open jobs than there are people looking for employment, a trend that has […]

Prepare for Peak: Creating a Culture to Attract Quality Talent

By Sonya Buckley, Chief People Officer I first learned about the inverse relationship between supply and demand in my high school Economics class: when something is in short supply, demand for it increases. That concept fascinated me then and still does. Today’s job market is all about supply and demand; there are more jobs open […]

Are You Prepared For Peak?

By Stephen Koch, Director of Field Recruiting  Third quarter means one thing to most businesses – peak season is right around the corner. This year, organizations are challenged with historically low unemployment resulting in fewer available candidates and increased wage pressures. And this is not a local issue. According to recent findings from the Nightly Business Report, […]