As chief executive officer of Wakefield’s Eliassen Group, one of the largest staffing agencies in the country, Dave MacKeen has a bead on employment trends. Eliassen now operates in 36 states and works with many Fortune 100 clients. It recorded revenues of $171 million in 2012. He spoke with the Globe’s Michael B. Farrell about the hottest job markets, how candidates can avoid blowing interviews, and the recent controversy over a tax on software services.
On the Hot Seat