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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
4/16/2016 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.
"Quiet Recreation" Boosts Nevada Economy And Jobs
4/5/2016 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.
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 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.
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.
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