July’s Top News on LinkedIn Today

August 8, 2011

Can you believe it’s August already?  Here’s your monthly installment of the articles shared most by staffing and recruiting professionals on LinkedIn Today.

There have been plenty of articles published recently predicting an exodus of professionals from their current jobs.  This one stands out because it explains the drivers behind the prediction, and tells you what you as a Talent Acquisition professional can do to help the situation.

What do Texas, Wisconsin, and Massachusetts have in common?  They’re three of the top ten states for job growth in 2011 thus far.  Read on for the full list and reasons why their outlook is improving.

There continues to be talk in the media about counteroffers: similar to this ERE post that we featured last month, Forbes published an article recently with similar advice: don’t take or offer them.

Are you on Google+?  If so, you’ll find this article on potential recruiting-specific uses for the new product interesting.

And finally, this article on tips for effective negotiation may come in handy in closing those more challenging candidates.

For the latest news in staffing and recruiting, visit LinkedIn Today.