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Phantom Job Listings

Today’s The Wall Street Journal reports in Beware the Phantom Job Listing (page B7) the increase in “back channel” hirings — where it is ” who you know” that is making the difference in job searches. This trend is occurring against the backdrop of regulatory requirements concerning job postings. The take-away from this article reinforces the importance of the candidate’s network, especially in this weakened economy.