The biggest job growth in Houston this year? It’s temporary.

Spike signals weak recovery from energy bust

“Temporary employment is surging in Houston even as it levels off in Texas and around the country, a sign that the region has yet to fully recover from the worst energy bust in a generation. Even as oil production resumed and manufacturing orders came in, local companies are still unsure of their long-term prospects and reluctant to hire people permanently as crude prices remain stubbornly low and the outlook for the industry uncertain.”

Shane Slough, Recruiting Lead for Whitaker Technical, was featured in the Houston Chronicle providing his expertise regarding recent hiring trends in Houston. Read what he says about how clients can save money….full article.

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