Hiring in the U.S. technology sector bounced back in November. The top three metro markets for core IT job postings last month were Dallas (2,233), Charlotte (1,807) and Boston (1,500).
While Student Motivators Differ Across Demographic Groups, Earning Potential Drives Choice of Major for Majority of Students.
Miami, San Diego and Austin employees are most stressed over traveling to the office.
The Conference Board
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 128,000 in October. This is a stronger than expected gain given the negative impact from the GM strike.
84 percent of companies are willing to hire and train a candidate who lacks required skills.
Mental Health Partnerships
"We are talking about gun safety. After a mass shooting in Australia in 1996, the country enacted strict gun laws—and it has not had a mass shooting since. 'In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem.'
American Staffing Association
About seven in 10 Americans (69%) believe that the job search today is too impersonal. Eight in 10 (80%) say that applying for a job feels like sending their résumé or job application into a "black box."
Those who did not report being sexually harassed most often did not because they didn't want to be labeled a troublemaker, said it was their word against the other person, or were afraid of losing their job.
44 percent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in the New Year and half (51 percent) will hire temporary employees, but the most pressing question remains: how quickly can they fill those roles, if at all?
American Payroll Association
Sixty-three percent of employees in America indicate that receiving higher wages is more important to them than having better health benefits.
Are you one of the 27 percent of workers who plan to change jobs in the back half of the year? The odds of landing one – and getting paid more - are in your favor.
Los Angeles Times
California employers capped off a solid year of job growth in 2016 by adding a net 3,700 jobs during the month of December, the Employment Development Department reports.
Christian Science Monitor
More than 4 million workers across the United States will see their pay go up as minimum wage increases take hold. Has the idea of boosting low wages become less of a controversial idea?
Clutch - PRNewswire
Millennials are more likely than GenXers or Boomers to quit their job in the next six months, and nearly one-third of them say that is exactly what they plan to do
PRNewswire - EF Education First
Adults in the Netherlands are the best non-native English speakers in the world, followed by those in Denmark and Sweden, according to the EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI).
PR Newswire - Catherine Spicer
In the war over proper grammar, one of the biggest minefields writers must navigate is when to capitalize a person’s title.
Suffolk Herald News
Virginia has 17,000 openings for jobs in cyber security, and state officials, business leaders and entrepreneurs say they are committed to educating and hiring a workforce to fill that employment gap.
Washington Post - By Emily Badger
Many jobs are likely to disappear in the coming years, thanks to the decline of manufacturing and the rise of automation. Nevada is in good shape because a most jobsare in service and tourism professions that will be hard to automate
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL - By JENNIFER ROBISON
Southern Nevada’s construction sector started 2016 strong. Employment spiked 8.3 percent year over year in February, as billion-dollar projects papered drawing boards across the Las Vegas Valley.
Reno NPR - By NOAH GLICK & NEVADA NEWS SERVICE
Nevada’s federally-managed public lands bring in nearly $172 million a year from so-called “quiet recreation.” That’s according to a new study released by Pew Charitable Trusts.
Nevada Appeal - By Steve Ranson
A panel of experts in the employment field recently offered information on what they can do for both employers and job seekers.
Las Vegas Review-Journal -
A hiring blitz planned by Lowe’s and Home Depot could add nearly 1,300 seasonal jobs to a Nevada retail economy already showing signs of strengthening, the Nevada Retail Association said Thursday.
USNews.com - By Marcelle Yeager
Everyone talks about keywords nowadays when the subject of resumes comes up. They are essential to getting in the door for an interview.
Forbes Coaches Council
Depending on how long you’ve been on the hunt, chances are you’ve heard of at least a few of these job search “rules” below. The trouble is, they do sound logical.