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US job growth brakes to 8-month low, labor force shrinks    

U.S. employers hired the fewest number of workers in eight months in August, and more Americans gave up the hunt for jobs, providing a cautious Federal Reserve with more reasons to wait longer before raising interest rates. Nonfarm payrolls increased 142,000 last month after expanding by 212,000 in July, the Labor Department said recently. The jobless rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point to 6.1 percent, but that was partly because people dropped out of the labor force.

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Study: How recruiters and job seekers use social media    

Adecco Group have released the results of its first global study looking at the use of social media in recruitment and the job search — the most comprehensive study in this field to date. Here are the results in terms of job seekers — and they come from over 17,000 entrants in 24 different countries. Key findings show that social media is, and will increasingly become, the new job market place, but best practices and impacts are not always clear for either the job seekers or the recruiters.

 

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Dick Kendall, PPMA Executive Director recently conducted training at FutureMark Manistique for 30 members of their management team. Dick developed the one-day training session around the theme “212°…the Importance of the Extra Degree.” Topics covered included: developing leadership skills to deal with change, the dynamics of change, communicating effectively, and effective team interactions. Dick has conducted training at several PPMA member companies over the past several years.

 
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