I lost out on a job last week because I was told I don't have the right experience, or enough of it. I probably don't have all of the right skills, either, but that's not the problem. You can learn new skills in a day, but being experienced at something takes time.
There's nothing I can do about my lack of... Read More »
In the past, we've addressed how the U.S. economy is experiencing a growing skills gap – companies are struggling to find highly skilled workers to fill open positions. Yet this isn't just a U.S. issue – employers across the globe are feeling the effects of unfilled job openings on their bottom... Read More »
Employers are heading into the new year with cautious optimism. The economy has been growing at a gradual but steady pace and is poised to stay on this path in 2013, barring major disruptions. More employers are expecting to hire than in recent years, but the modest recovery, along with the weakened global... Read More »
With nearly 13 million unemployed Americans, you'd think there be no such thing as a worker shortage. But many U.S. employers continue to say that they can't find people to fill certain jobs.
A recent CareerBuilder survey showed that despite the nation's high 8.2 percent unemployment rate, 38 percent of... Read More »
It's a conundrum: Many employers have jobs that they can't fill even though millions of Americans want and need work.
A recent Right Management survey of 600 employers found that 90 percent of them are finding it difficult to fill key positions, despite the nation's historically high unemployment rate. Read More »
By Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder
In getting America back to work, the bottom line has been and will continue to be slow and steady growth. Recovery has been gradual since mid-2009, and it will persist in this way over the course of the next year.
But that doesn't mean 2012 won't be positive for the... Read More »
By Erika Niedowski
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- John Russo's chemical lab in North Kingstown has been growing in recent years, even despite a deflated economy, and he expects to add another 15 to 20 positions to his 49 employees over the next year.
But the president of Ultra Scientific Analytical Solutions has... Read More »