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US Tech Sector Hiring Pace Quickened in November
12/6/2019 CompTIA
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).
College Students Continue to Believe Their Major Determines Job Prospects Despite Increasing Employe
11/20/2019 Handshake
While Student Motivators Differ Across Demographic Groups, Earning Potential Drives Choice of Major for Majority of Students.
50% Of Workers Say Their Commute Is Stressful
11/5/2019 Robert Half
Miami, San Diego and Austin employees are most stressed over traveling to the office.
Employment Growth Stronger Than Expected
10/31/2019 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.
42 Percent Of Job Applicants Don't Meet Skills Requirements, But Companies Are Willing To Train Up
3/19/2019 Robert Half
84 percent of companies are willing to hire and train a candidate who lacks required skills.
"It's the Guns," Says Mental Health Partnerships
2/23/2018 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.'
Hiring? Make the Process Personal
2/9/2018 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."
72 Percent of Workers Who Experience Sexual Harassment at Work Do Not Report it
1/19/2018 CareerBuilder
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 in the New Year
1/9/2018 CareerBuilder
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?
Higher Wages More Important Than Health Benefits, Most Employees Say
9/20/2017 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.
60 Percent of Employers Plan to Hire Full-time, Permanent Employees in the Second Half of 2017
7/8/2017 CareerBuilder
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.
California gains 3,700 jobs in December, unemployment down to 5.2%
1/20/2017 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.
Minimum wage set to rise in 19 states in 2017
12/30/2016 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?
Over 30% of Millennials Unhappy with Their Job and Plan to Quit Within Six Months
12/7/2016 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
Dutch Pass Danes to Become World's Best Non-Native English Speakers
11/18/2016 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).
Grammar Hammer: How to Capitalize Formal Titles & Job Titles in Your Writing
10/14/2016 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.
17,000 Cyber Security Job Openings In Virginia
10/1/2016 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.
Where today’s jobs are most likely to vanish tomorrow
9/6/2016 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
Construction Employment Makes Steady Rebound In Southern Nevada
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.
"Quiet Recreation" Boosts Nevada Economy And Jobs
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.
Panel Offers Tips For Employers And Job Seekers
3/10/2016 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.
Hiring blitz could add 1300 seasonal jobs in Nevada
3/10/2016 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.
Score An Interview by Using Keywords in Your Resume
2/18/2016 - 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.
Seven Job-Search Tips You've Been Given That Aren't Actually Useful
4/9/2014 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.