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5 Companies With Lots Of Job Openings, Too Few Applicants

5 Companies With Lots Of Job Openings, Too Few Applicants

Some small business owners say they're hiring but they can't find employees, despite millions being unemployed. The improving economy is hurting us. Owner: David Greenberg Company: Parliament Tutors LLC Location: New York City Annual revenue: Projected to be $600,000 this year We used... Read More »

U.S. Job Openings Fall From Post-Recession High

U.S. Job Openings Fall From Post-Recession High

By Christopher S. Rugaber WASHINGTON -- The number of U.S. jobs openings fell in January from a 3½-year high. The modest decline suggests hiring could continue at its healthy pace but may not accelerate. Read More »

How To Prepare For A Career Fair

How To Prepare For A Career Fair

By Mona Abdel-Halim As the end of the fall semester approaches, many students and employers begin to think about attending career fairs to connect with one another. These events are particularly important for college seniors graduating in December - but they're also a great way to screen candidates for your... Read More »

U.S. Job Openings Fall In August As Labor Market Stagnates: Report

U.S. Job Openings Fall In August As Labor Market Stagnates: Report

WASHINGTON - The number of jobs waiting to be filled fell in August, underscoring the pain in the labor market where millions of unemployed workers have been shut out of the economic recovery. There were only 3.06 million available jobs at the end of August, down from July's downwardly revised 3.21 million,... Read More »

Job Openings Rose In June, Though Levels Are Low

Job Openings Rose In June, Though Levels Are Low

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) -- Employers posted more job openings in June and layoffs fell, a sign that hiring could improve a bit in the coming months. The number of available jobs rose to 3.1 million, up from 3 million in May, the Labor Department said Wednesday. It was the highest total... Read More »

Eight Occupations Boom as On-Line Job Openings Increase

Eight Occupations Boom as On-Line Job Openings Increase

Unemployment numbers may have gone up in May, but at least there's some good news from the job front: Online advertised vacancies were up 148,800 in May to 4,471,200, with thousands of new openings listed in eight occupations including sales, office and administrative support. According to the latest... Read More »

U.S. March Job Openings Highest in 2-1/2 Years

U.S. March Job Openings Highest in 2-1/2 Years

U.S. job openings in March were the most in 2-1/2 years, a government report showed on Wednesday, pointing to a firming labor market tone. Job openings -- a measure of labor demand -- rose 99,000 to 3.12 million, the highest since September 2008, the Labor Department said in its monthly Job Openings and... Read More »

Job Openings On the Rise

Job Openings On the Rise

There were 3.1 million job openings on the last business day of February 2011, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics -- that's the highest number in two and a half years, and a marked increase from the 2.7 million job openings in January. Meanwhile, job search website CareerBuilder saw a 23... Read More »

Job Openings Rise to Highest Point Since Sept. '08

Job Openings Rise to Highest Point Since Sept. '08

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer Businesses in February posted the largest number of job openings in more than two years, evidence that hiring is picking up as the economy grows. The Labor Department said Wednesday that employers advertised 3.1 million available jobs that month, the most... Read More »

Online Job Postings on the Rise

Online Job Postings on the Rise

You might have noticed that your online job search is taking a bit longer these days, and there are also more opportunities available. It's a sign of the times during the recovery; online advertised vacancies more than doubled in March, rising from 208,800 to 4,454,500. That's according to the most recent data... Read More »

'Middle-Skill' Workers In Hot Demand

'Middle-Skill' Workers In Hot Demand

"Middle-skill" workers -- those with more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree -- are currently in hot demand. The state of New York alone has projected that it will have nearly a million job openings for these workers by 2018. That's according to a new study that also says the state... Read More »

Now Hiring: Hewlett-Packard Looking for Thousands

Now Hiring: Hewlett-Packard Looking for Thousands

Further proving that if you're a good software engineer, you can write your own ticket, Palo Alto, California-based tech firm Hewlett-Packard (HP) was advertising 2,383 openings at last count, with openings for software developers, testers, designers, business operations specialists, strategic development... Read More »

Job Openings and Closings Hold Steady

Job Openings and Closings Hold Steady

Even though the U.S. isn't creating jobs nearly fast enough to employ all those who are out of work and looking, at least the number of job openings in December held pretty much steady, at 3.1 million. That's down only slightly from the 3.2 million jobs available in November, according to the latest numbers... Read More »

Online Job Opportunities on the Rise Across the Country

Online Job Opportunities on the Rise Across the Country

Job seekers may take solace fact that there are a lot more job openings advertised online these days. The number of vacancies advertised online rose 438,000 in January to 4,273,000 according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine (HWOL) Data Series. This increase now offsets approximately 80 percent of... Read More »

How to Get a Job Before It's Posted

How to Get a Job Before It's Posted

"Who says you can only apply for a job when a company is looking?" said Ron Karr, author of 'Lead, Sell, or Get Out of the Way.' "You shouldn't wait for a job opening to apply for a position. You may find better luck in applying for a position before it opens." "Think about it. The moment a job opportunity... Read More »

Internet Job Postings Up Almost Double From Last Year

Internet Job Postings Up Almost Double From Last Year

Recent Internet job postings have hit the 4.7 million per-year mark, versus 2.7 million a year ago, reports The Wall Street Journal. This is just one of several indicators whose recent movements suggest that economic conditions might be starting to improve. In addition to job posting numbers, new claims for... Read More »

Bank of America has 3,400 Job Openings

Bank of America has 3,400 Job Openings

Bank of America (BOA) currently employs more than 280,000 worldwide. According to Fortune, BOA has openings for an additional 3,400 employees, here in the U.S. The company's manpower needs are diverse. Currently BOA is looking to fill positions in virtually all segments of their business including consumer... Read More »

Intel to Hire More than 1,600

Intel to Hire More than 1,600

Intel, like most technology companies, is currently hiring. Right now Intel has openings for more than 1,600 technical employees and engineers, both for entry-level positions and for seasoned professionals, reports Fortune. Some of the areas of expertise in demand at the company are circuit design, software... Read More »

Health Care: A Growth Field, Even for Canines

Health Care: A Growth Field, Even for Canines

Health care continues to be a field that's consistently hiring. Among those being added to the staffs of health-care offices around the nation are "dog assistants." Mental health providers, plastic surgeons, physical rehabilitation specialists, and dementia experts are among those using dogs as part of the... Read More »

Target Has 1,300 Openings for Salaried Workers, Plus Some Hourly Hiring

Target Has 1,300 Openings for Salaried Workers, Plus Some Hourly Hiring

Target, the retailer that is presenting real competition for Wal-Mart Inc., is hiring. At its corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn., its distribution centers, and retail stores, Target has openings for about 1,300 salaried workers as well as jobs for hourly employees, reports Fortune. The jobs are... Read More »

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