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Caught in the crossfire

Caught in the crossfire

Recruitment companies are often viewed as a bellwether for the broader economy. As confidence rises, people seek out new jobs and higher salaries. But when confidence falls, people stay put. The correlation isn't perfect, but the recruiters' performance can provide a reasonable indication of the underlying issues.

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