Author: Brett Mackie, IHA
With Fall officially starting on September 23rd, we are at the beginning of what is traditionally the busiest recruiting period for companies of all sizes. We certainly hope this proves true this season, with the U.S. unemployment rate of 9.7% in August the job market could use a boost (Reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Housewares, as have most industries, has had its fair share of job cuts during this economic downturn, leaving many talented executives of all levels looking for employment in both the retail and manufacturing sectors.
Given this data and with recruiting hopefully on the rise, the IHA invites all of its members and non-member manufacturers and retailers to utilize the “IHA Job Center”, http://jobs.housewares.org, to aid in your recruitment and job searches.
The “IHA Job Center” is a niche, Web-based career center that connects job seekers with prospective employers in the Housewares industry. One of the many highlights of the center is the availability of great candidates as the IHA Job Center currently has 603 resumes available to preview for free. By using the recruitment service, an employer’s job posting will reach a large number of highly skilled passive and active job seekers in the Housewares industry. Additional benefits to the IHA’s Job Center includes: job broadcasting, the option to include a company profile and logo with a posting, and a pay-per-use resume bank.
Job seekers will find a unique opportunity to connect with employers and recruiters posting jobs specific to the Houseware industry. This service will allow job seekers in the Housewares industry access to new jobs that effectively deliver opportunities ideal to their career development. The IHA Job Center currently has over 900 open positions available. Candidates can also post their resumes anonymously, search through job postings, and setup personal job alerts.
50% Off Job Postings for a Limited Time
As a part of a special promotion for the Fall season and to help you stay on budget, we’re offering a 50% discount off all job postings through December 21st! Employers simply need to go to http://jobs.housewares.org and click “post a job” and use promo code: FALL50.