Hiring at PR agencies has nearly dried up—a disaster for many recruiting firms

Despite incredible business last year, “2009 has been a total bust,” one PR recruiter told PRWeek. Hiring on the agency side has slowed to a crawl, which is hurting recruiting firms. One Chicago recruiter predicted her company’s agency recruiting would go “to almost nothing during the recession.” Related Advertising Age Gentlemen, have you grown a recession beard? Ladies, are you tired of your husband or boyfriends’ scruffy faces? The recession beard theory, …

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