Let’s Talk Money

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  Now that I have your attention, as the ongoing global recession continues to dominate the headlines, I thought we would take a moment to assess its impact our industry and, ultimately, our wallets. Almost across the board, corporate bottom lines have been hit hard by the downward pressure on the markets and economy. I… Read more »

Back to the Future?

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  Those of you that have been following my occasional blogging may remember that I proudly have a “math geek” 13 year old son. I enthusiastically reported to him that this year’s list of top jobs ranked math number one. Of course, being an executive recruiter specializing in the quantitative business sciences, I was equally… Read more »

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

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  Don’t worry, be happy… that you selected an analytical career path! Even in the face of daily dire economic news, the quantitative job market continues to hold its own. Many of you may have read this interesting take on how one man has tried to stand out in the job-hunting crowd. News outlets around the… Read more »

Job Market Update

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First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself – nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.— Franklin D. Roosevelt   Many people assume that this famous quote from Roosevelt was about World War II. In fact, it… Read more »

There is No Recession in the Analytical Job Market

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    While talk of recession continues to dominate headlines, with the fresh job market data issued in May, we question whether there is a recession at all. Overall, the economy lost 20,000 jobs in April, significantly fewer than economists had predicted. Furthermore, April saw substantial growth in professional hiring, adding 39,000 new jobs.All this… Read more »

Quantitative Trends: 2008 Part I

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It’s that time of year again! As 2008 is well underway, Linda has put together her much anticipated “state of the union address” sharing her thoughts on the outlook for this year’s quantitative job market. You’ll find that below. As always, we welcome your input and observations, so feel free to post your opinioTDon’t Panic… Read more »

2008: The Year of Quant?

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  John Rossheim, Monster Senior Contributing Writer recently published an article on the outlook of careers in 2008. With some interesting predictions, we encourage you to take a look! Hiring Outlook 2008 By JOHN ROSSHEIM | Monster Senior Contributing Writer You want a New Year’s prediction for the US labor market? Here you go: 2008 will… Read more »

Times, They Are A-Changin’

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  With the closing of another year rapidly approaching, it’s always fun to take a moment to consider how quickly things can change in just a short period. Time elapses, people grow, technology develops… and with the continuous change come continuous challenges- necessary adaptations to meet the newly developed demands of the ever-evolving world around… Read more »