Job Openings

  • '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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) has 4,000 Job Openings

    Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) has 4,000 Job Openings

    It's no surprise that Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) has had 4,000 openings across the nation, reports Fortune. Like much of the health care industry, HCA has been constantly hiring as of late. HCA ranks 77th on the Fortune 500, and is the largest private operator of health care facilities in the world. Continue Reading

  • Sears Has 21,800 Job Openings

    Sears Has 21,800 Job Openings

    Sears Holdings is hiring on both its corporate and its operations side of their business. There are openings for about 1,800 salaried positions and roughly 20,000 hourly ones, reports Fortune. Continue Reading

  • 3.2 Million Job Openings: 5 Things You Should Know About Them

    3.2 Million Job Openings: 5 Things You Should Know About Them

    What's not to like about the 3.21 million job openings that the Bureau of Labor Statistics just reported? Well, it's down from 3.30 million openings the month before, but analysts aren't too concerned. The hiring rate rose to the highest level in nearly two years, from 4.29 million to 4.5 million hires, raising... Continue Reading

  • Jobs Open: Job Candidates in Highest Demand

    Jobs Open: Job Candidates in Highest Demand

    Even in this economy, there are some jobs that employers are desperate to fill, and can't seem to find enough candidates. These are high-paying jobs, too, starting in the $80,000-per-year range. Unfortunately, they're also the types of jobs that leave most of us smacking ourselves in the forehead and saying, "If... Continue Reading

  • Top 10 Companies Hiring This Week

    Top 10 Companies Hiring This Week

    Here are the top 10 companies in the U.S. with most job openings this week, with links to the job listing and with comments about what it's like to work there. Continue Reading

  • Finally -- Good Job News (Really)

    Finally -- Good Job News (Really)

    At last--some real numbers that give us hope that the economy is recovering. There were 200,000 more job openings last month. The total number shot up from 2.5 million to 2.7 million job openings on the last business day of January 2010, according to the most recent numbers released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Continue Reading