The economy is humming, unemployment is 4.1 percent — the lowest point since 2000 — and wages are starting to rise.
Call that a job hunter's perfect world.
"In general, there are certainly more open roles right now than talent," said Jeff DeLucia, director of talent acquisitions at The Judge Group, based in Wayne.
The professional services firm focuses on the technology sector, which is particularly hot. "It's a good market across the board now," DeLucia added. "Absolutely. The competitiveness varies depending on the skill set … Our clients have a ton of openings."
For those looking for a new gig, DeLucia offers these tips on taking advantage of the tight-market edge to negotiate the best possible deal: