IT jobs down 211,400 over year, but segment still better than overall workforce

Released on July 16, 2020 There were 211,400 fewer IT workers in June compared to the same month last year, the TechServe Alliance reported on Wednesday. IT employment totaled 5.1 million jobs in June, down 1.46% month over month and down by 3.95% year over year, according to the TechServe Alliance’s calculations. But there wasRead More

US businesses less optimistic in June due to greater uncertainty around Covid-19

Released on July 13, 2020 US private-sector firms were less optimistic in June as companies expressed greater uncertainty surrounding Covid-19 and the subsequent impact on the private sector, according to the IHS Markit US Business Outlook released today. Employment expectations dropped to the lowest since February 2017. Private sector firms continued to forecast a riseRead More

US initial jobless claims fall by 60,000, but recovery remains ‘lethargic’

Released on June 25, 2020 US initial jobless claims fell by 60,000 in the week ended June 20 from the previous week to a total of almost 1.5 million, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor. However, the previous week’s level was revised upward by 32,000. The four-week movingRead More

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Hire Great Talent!

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz makes a compelling case to seize the moment in hiring great people. Ths business disruption over past months has created an unprecedented opportunity. He encourages business leaders to think beyond survival and look for opportunities this crisis has created. Chief among them is the chance toRead More

Be More Confident and Focused

You could be filled with fear if you’ve been out of the job market for any length of time. It’s also discouraging when you realize your job search is taking more of your time than you had anticipated. To conduct a successful job search, you must be brave enough to change your mindset to haveRead More

Conduct a Proactive vs. Reactive Job Search

Today's job seeker must take a more proactive approach and identify jobs before they go on the market. Conducting research provides you with the foundation you need for a successful job search. It is important to identify fifty potential employers who employ individuals who have your experience and skills. These are also employers you haveRead More

I Think I Have a Job Opening, Now What?

One of your employees has just quit, been let go, or retired. It doesn’t matter why they’ve left, all that matters to you is that you fill that position, ASAP. But take a minute, breathe deeply, and consider these all-important questions: Why do you think you need to fill that role? Can the position beRead More

U.S. Employers Expect More Hiring, Higher Recruiting Budgets and More Perks

NEW YORK, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A record number of hiring managers in the U.S. anticipate more hiring in the next six months, according to the semi-annual hiring survey from DHI Group, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading online career resource and talent acquisition platform for technology professionals and other select professional communities. The expected riseRead More

Employment Summary for April 2017

The U.S. job market bounced back in April, adding 211,000 non-farm payroll jobs during the month, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The gains exceeded Bloomberg economists' prediction of 190,000 jobs added, and followed a weaker-than-expected March that saw 79,000 jobs added, revised down from the previously reported 98,000Read More

Must Read For Job Seekers!!

Have you ever ordered from one of the 1,600 Jimmy John’s restaurants? There are important lessons job seekers can learn from this flourishing business. What makes Jimmy John’s different from the rest is their honesty, the quality of their products, the speed of delivery and reasonable pricing. The culture in the restaurants is the sameRead More