Booming Business for Recruiters in Tight U.S. Job Market

Workers are the new hot commodity

It’s one of the best and busiest times to be a recruiter in the U.S. From headhunters engaged in searches for corporate executives to temporary staffing agencies, the industry is benefiting from unemployment at a 16-year low and a record-high number of job openings that are turning workers across all sorts of industries -- from construction to trucking to software engineering -- into hot commodities.

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