According to the latest jobs report released by the US Department of Labor, the unemployment rate remained at 4.1% for the sixth straight month and average earnings rose by 8 cents an hour. The report also shows 103,000 jobs were created in March, short of Wall Street’s expectation of 185,000 new jobs. Overall, the latest jobs report reflects a strong economy with March marking the 90th consecutive month of job gains. However, for the recruitment industry, a low unemployment rate means it’s even harder to find top talent. Experts recommend a smart recruitment strategy and an attractive employer brand to help employers source qualified candidates in our current full-employment economy.
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