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20 Companies Hiring In June

20 Companies Hiring In June

By Debra Auerbach Summer starts this month, and if you're finding it tough to stay indoors and focus on your career, look for ways to balance your job search with warm weather activities. Set a daily schedule so you have some structure to your day; for example, allot a couple hours each morning for research and... Read More »

20 Companies Hiring In May

20 Companies Hiring In May

By Debra Auerbach College graduation season is here, and as students don their caps and gowns, they're thinking ahead to what's next -- whether it's going back to school, starting a career or taking another life direction. Those that are entering the workforce may not always know where to begin. A good place to... Read More »

15 Companies Hiring In April

15 Companies Hiring In April

As the saying goes, "April showers bring May flowers." If you've been weathering the tough job market, perhaps putting extra effort into your search this month will lead to a blossoming of career opportunities come May. Read More »

Employers Post Fewest Job Ads In 5 Months

Employers Post Fewest Job Ads In 5 Months

WASHINGTON -- Employers posted fewer job openings in September after advertising more in August than first estimated. The report suggests that hiring will likely remain modest in the coming months. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings dropped by 100,000 to 3.56 million, the fewest in five... Read More »

It's Not Just A Low-Wage Recovery

It's Not Just A Low-Wage Recovery

Factories that make aircraft, cars and machinery have made up a good chunk of the job gains over the past two years, as have hospitals and doctors' offices. Read More »

U.S. Job Openings Dipped In August

U.S. Job Openings Dipped In August

The number of U.S. job openings fell slightly in August, a troubling sign for a labor market that is recovering at a painfully slow pace. Job openings -- a measure of labor demand -- dropped to 3.56 million from 3.59 million in July, the Labor Department said on Wednesday in its monthly Job Openings and Labor... Read More »

More Bad Jobs News: Employers Posted Fewer Jobs In July

More Bad Jobs News: Employers Posted Fewer Jobs In July

By Christopher S. Rugaber WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers posted fewer jobs in July than in June, further evidence that hiring may stay weak in the coming months. Job openings fell to a seasonally adjusted 3.67 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That's down from June's 3.72 million job openings, which... Read More »

A Sign That The Frozen Job Market Is Thawing

A Sign That The Frozen Job Market Is Thawing

By Chris Taylor NEW YORK -- If there are no jobs out there, someone forgot to tell Andrew Gordon. In late August, the 25-year-old started a new gig as a web specialist in the communications and marketing department of the American Health Assistance Foundation, a nonprofit in Clarksburg, Md. The job is a big... Read More »

Employer Says She's Been Looking For A Year, Can't Find A Soul To Hire

Employer Says She's Been Looking For A Year, Can't Find A Soul To Hire

For the country's 12.8 million unemployed, it may seem like the jobs just aren't out there. The average jobless American is out of work, after all, for nine months. But a somewhat different lament is coming, increasingly, from the employer's end: They can't find good enough people to fill all their open... Read More »

U.S. Job Openings Rose To 4-Year High In June

U.S. Job Openings Rose To 4-Year High In June

By Christopher S. Rugaber WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers posted the most job openings in four years in June, a positive sign that hiring may pick up. The Labor Department said Tuesday job openings rose to a seasonally adjusted 3.8 million in June, up from 3.7 million in May. That's the most since July 2008.... Read More »

Employers Advertise More Job Openings In May, But Slow To Hire

Employers Advertise More Job Openings In May, But Slow To Hire

By Christopher S. Rugaber WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers advertised more jobs in May than April, a hopeful sign after three months of weak hiring. Job openings rose to a seasonally adjusted 3.6 million, the Labor Department said Tuesday. That's up from 3.4 million in April. It's also the second-highest... Read More »

Anti-College Crusader Peter Thiel Backtracks, Then Reverses Again

Anti-College Crusader Peter Thiel Backtracks, Then Reverses Again

Remember Peter Thiel? The billionaire venture capitalist and PayPal creator has made a lot of headlines over the past few years for his contrarian opinions -- and his willingness to put money behind them. Creator of the Founder's Fund, a group dedicated to funding "bold, audacious ideas," he has become known for... Read More »

3 Fields That Had A 19% Increase In Job Openings Last Month

3 Fields That Had A 19% Increase In Job Openings Last Month

By Dawn Kawamoto, The Motley Fool Been pounding the pavement in a job search? Try going back to nature. Farming, fisheries, and forestry job openings increased by a whopping 19.3% between March and April, according to a report (link opens PDF file) released Tuesday by jobs board SimplyHired.com. That number... Read More »

Employers Hiring Again? Job Openings At Nearly 4-Year High

Employers Hiring Again? Job Openings At Nearly 4-Year High

By Martin Crutsinger WASHINGTON -- U.S. companies in March posted the highest number of job openings in nearly four years, a sign that hiring could strengthen in the coming months after slowing this spring. The Labor Department said Tuesday that employers advertised 3.74 million job openings in March. That's... Read More »

Employers Posted More Job Openings In February

Employers Posted More Job Openings In February

By Christopher S. Rugaber WASHINGTON -- Employers posted slightly more job openings in February, suggesting that modest hiring gains will continue in coming months. The Labor Department said Tuesday that employers advertised 3.5 million job openings in February. That was a slight increase from a revised... Read More »

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 »

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