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A blog about recruitment advertising, media, publishing, HR, work, & technology, among other things.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: Human Resources, Recruitment Advertising, Technology, Publishing, Media, Advertising, Human Capital Managemen, Talent Management, Business

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Huge Job Listing Gains On LinkUp In January Point To Significant Job Growth In February on Feb 2, 2012 in , ADP Jobs Reports, BLS Jobs Reports, High Quality Jobs Data, Highest Quality Job Site On The Web, January 2012 Jobs Report, January Jobs Report, Job Board Garbage, Job Growth In The U.S., Job Pollution, Job Scams, Job Search Engine, Jobs Data, Jobs Forecasting Models, Phishing Jobs, Seasonal Adjustments To Jobs Reports, The Best Job Site On The Web, The Purge Effect, What Industries Are Adding Jobs, What States Are Adding JobsIt’s hard to imagine that the muddled jobs picture could possibly get any murkier, but it is. Between ADP’s ‘Purge Effect,’ archaic seasonality adjustments (i.e., UPS and FedEx are still not fully accounted for in seasonal hol...



Expect A Negative December Jobs Report On Friday, But January Jobs Report Should Be Better on Jan 4, 2012 in , BLS, BLS Revisions, Bureau of Labor Statistics, December 2011 Jobs Report, Flawed Government Numbers, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Wild, November 2011 Jobs Report, The Best Job Search Engine, The Best Job Site, What Industries Are Hiring, Where Are There Jobs, Cheering for a positive jobs report from the Department of Labor these days is quite similar to cheering for the Minnesota Vikings of late; I’m always hopeful but there just isn’t much in the statistics to get too encouraged about. And un...



Learning to Use An Alethiometer on Dec 3, 2011 in Uncategorized, Alethiometer, Forecasting Job Growth, His Dark Materials, Lyra, Lyra Belacqua, November 2011 Jobs Report, Philip PullmanThere were a number of interesting aspects of today’s jobs report from the Department of Labor related to each of the following: 1) LinkUp’s forecasting model 2) Flaws in the government’s numbers 3) The state of the jobs picture in...



Tomorrow’s Jobs Report Will Disappoint Again According To LinkUp Job Search Engine on Dec 1, 2011 in , BLS Report, Charles Shulz, Charlie Brown, Clean Jobs Data, Job Growth By Industry, Job Growth By Job Category, Job Growth By State 2011, Jobs Data, Jobs Forecast, Learning To Use An Alethiometer, Lucy, November 2011 Jobs Report, October Jobs Report, Peanuts Cartoons, Predicting Job Growth In The U.S., Where Are There JobsLike clockwork every month, the pundits on Bloomberg and CNBC state definitively that THIS month’s jobs report is certainly the most widely anticipated report in recent memory. Unfortunately, I cannot argue their claim. With each passing month...



LinkUp Jobs Data Indicates That The October Jobs Report Will Be Far Worse Than Expected on Nov 2, 2011 in , 2012 Job Market, 60-Day Jobs Forecast, Cat Stevens, Healthcare Jobs, Jobs Forecast, November 2011 Jobs Forecast, October Jobs Report, Retail Jobs, September 2011 Jobs Report, Technology Jobs, The Economy Is Losing More Jobs, Trouble, What Industries Are Hiring, What States Are Hiring, Where Are There JobsI’m not typically one who looks for or pays attention to signs from the cosmos, but it was a truly bizarre coincidence that as I was assembling the output from our jobs forecasting model and started to get a sense of what the picture looked lik...



Steve Jobs Dog on Oct 9, 2011 in Miscellaneous, Apple, Steve Jobs, Steve Jobs Dog, Tribute to Steve JobsIt’s been a long time since we’ve created one of our many JobDig dog characters, but…...