us commodity. So, we invite you to join us for a morning full of learning that we know will be of immense value. We'll have you back in your office that afternoon so you can finish up your day with actionable experience. In other words, it's worth it to attend and you can tell your boss we said so.
Before you get too excited, this event is for certain folks:
You lead (manager, director, VP or above) a talent acquisition department (corporate not contractor), your company has more than 1,000 employees OR in 2018 you need to hire more than 300 people.
What to expect:
We’ll start with introductions. Then, we’ll have a light breakfast and a truckload of coffee after which we'll be breaking the audience into 4 groups. Each group will engage in candid sessions facilitated by industry experts.…
These are tough times for job seekers. The U.S. unemployment rate held steady in June at 5.5%, the highest rate since October 2004. The outlook is especially bleak in residential construction and automobiles, and for workers without a college degree.
But there are employment bright spots, particularly in technology, according to a new report by job listings company Jobfox. Tech-related jobs figure prominently on Jobfox's list of 20 "recession-proof" occupations. Among the most sought-after positions are software developer, which ranked No. 2; system administrator, who manages increasingly complex corporate networks, at No. 6; and quality-assurance tester, who designs automated processes for testing products, at No. 12. Technology executive, particularly chief technology officer, was ranked No. 16.
Read the full article here > http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/jul2008/tc20080717_842379.htm?chan=technology_technology+index+page_top+stories…