By Debra Auerbach
Every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases data on employment and unemployment from the prior calendar year. "Work Experience of the Population - 2011" provides a snapshot of U.S. work activity in 2011 and how the information compares to data from previous years. Below are... Read More »
Though the job market by several measures remains sluggish, the employment outlook for 2012 calls for continued, albeit modest, improvement. A recent survey by Manpower Inc. shows that many U.S. businesses expect to hire more workers during the first three months of the new year.
"Slow, but steady momentum... Read More »
What will the world of job search and work will be like when the next generation of workers (sometimes called Generation Z) ventures out in search of their first job in the next decade? I've been observing how integral technology is to a teen's everyday life and trying to make predictions for how technology will... Read More »
The Career Thought Leaders, a think tank for career industry leaders, recently released a career trends white paper that was the culmination of dozens of brainstorming meetings held across the world to identify and discuss trends and best practices in multiple areas of the job search.
According to Wendy... Read More »
Every year at about this time, Roger Herman and Joyce Gioia, strategic business futurists and publishers of The Herman Trend Alert, issue their annual forecast. Here are their 2011 employment predictions. Read More »
"You're always the one who can 'sell' anyone on anything."
"You're the people person on this team."
"There's no one you can't get along with."
If you have been told these things over and over, then you are the new kind of employee tech companies like Dell, Oracle, Cisco and Hewlett-Packard are searching... Read More »
According to Indeed's February Industry Employment Trends Report, ten of the 12 major industries tracked had more openings this past February than in February 2009. Hospitality experienced a 44% increase in open jobs over last year. Retail improved by 35% and real estate had a 33% jump. Here's the full list of... Read More »