The hiring outlook for 2018 is the best the U.S. has seen in over a decade.  44% of employers plan on hiring full-time employees according to a survey by Career Builder.  51% of employers are expecting to utilize temporary/contract workers.   40% of workers are planning to change jobs in 2018.  If you are planning on making a change, how will you stand out among the heavy competition?

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When you have your own business, sometimes you don’t know what you don’t know. For example, I started a blog but didn’t have a web site platform that had the capability of allowing comments and interaction. The comments I received were all through social media, which is awesome, but I desired to have a platform that allowed an on-going dialogue and place where you can reference back to. We have now moved our site to a new platform and are ready to have the dialogue. Thank you for your patience and support! We have a lot of topics selected to cover within the recruiting/talent management space and we’d like to hear from you too. Please send us your suggestions that you would like to see covered in this blog for 2018.

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My first blog post talked about how I took a leap of faith to move out of state and start a career in the recruiting industry.  Next I want to share about how I took a huge leap of faith to start my own business, Fitzgerald Recruiting.

Since my very first Entrepreneurship class in college, I knew that someday I wanted to start my own business.  I also knew that I had a lot to learn about business operations, sales, marketing, people management, and finance before I would be successful.

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Welcome to my blog!  My intention is create an online space where employment recruiters, hiring managers and candidates can share their stories, interviewing tips, and lessons learned.  I will also share my perspective and the many things I have learned throughout my career in the recruiting and staffing industry.  I welcome you join the conversation!

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