Finding the best job candidates when the best candidates already have jobs
Dec 7, 2018

Finding the best job candidates when the best candidates already have jobs

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The job numbers are in, and unemployment is still down. But how do find the best candidates when all the best candidates already have jobs? An investor makes a Hail Mary play to save erstwhile retail giant Sears. Plus, the arrest of Huawei's CFO has intensified the trade rivalry between the U.S. and China, but another fight over tiny components is getting bigger.

Today's show is sponsored by Indeed  and Selligent.

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A Hail Mary bid to save Sears

Dec 7, 2018
The chairman of the storied retailer has proposed a $4.6 billion bid to save what's left of the 130-year-old chain.
A Sears store in Brooklyn, New York, in October.
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You can take this job and love it. Why? If you leave, it may be hard to find a new one.

Dec 7, 2018
Unemployment is lower than at any time in nearly half a century. Lots of jobs have been added this quarter. But today’s job report indicates that now more people are being laid off and filing for unemployment. As the labor market deals with tariffs and fluctuating financial markets, it’s hard to predict what might happen […]
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The job numbers are in, and unemployment is still down. But how do find the best candidates when all the best candidates already have jobs? An investor makes a Hail Mary play to save erstwhile retail giant Sears. Plus, the arrest of Huawei’s CFO has intensified the trade rivalry between the U.S. and China, but another fight over tiny components is getting bigger.

Today’s show is sponsored by Indeed  and Selligent.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC